Best Time To Visit Sapporo-shi, Japan

Best Time To Go To Sapporo-shi

Sapporo has a continental humid weather. Unlike other regions in Japan, the Hokkaido region does not receive rain in Summer season. The summers in Sapporo are generally warm and pleasant and the winter temperature is well below zero.

  • Summer (June - August):  Is Summer season and the capital city of Hokkaido is an exception to the rainy summers in the rest of Japan. The warm weather sets in from April and gets hotter with peak season from June to August. The average temperature is 23 degrees Celsius during the late summer months but the temperatures can escalate to 36 degrees as well.
  • Fall (September - November): Is the Fall or Autumn season and sees a temperature drop to around 12 degrees Celsius.
  • Winter (December - February): Is peak winter season with heavy snowfall, dry climate and and average temperature of -3 degrees Celsius. Owing to the iconic festivals in the month of February, this time is ideal to travel to Sapporo.
  • Spring (March - April): Is spring season with temperatures barley touching 8 degrees Celsius.

Unlike any other places, the best time to visit Sapporo is in February when the Sapporo Snow festival is in full swing.

Climate in Sapporo-shi

Know weather for your travel dates:

23-May-2018
Today 23 May

68

54

Breezy in the morning and mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

Wind:4.12 m/s

Humidity:65%

Precipitation:0.02%

  • Thu 24 May
    66 | 49

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Fri 25 May
    62 | 51

    Rain until afternoon.

  • Sat 26 May
    59 | 46

    Partly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Sun 27 May
    62 | 49

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Mon 28 May
    66 | 49

    Clear throughout the day.

  • Tue 29 May
    68 | 51

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

Month wise Weather in Sapporo-shi

Average Temperature in Sapporo-shi by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 25℉

Minimum temperature: 7℉

Maximum temperature: 39℉

Feb

Average temperature: 28℉

Minimum temperature: 12℉

Maximum temperature: 41℉

Mar

Average temperature: 34℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Apr

Average temperature: 45℉

Minimum temperature: 30℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

May

Average temperature: 57℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Jun

Average temperature: 60℉

Minimum temperature: 45℉

Maximum temperature: 82℉

Jul

Average temperature: 73℉

Minimum temperature: 61℉

Maximum temperature: 90℉

Aug

Average temperature: 69℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 81℉

Sep

Average temperature: 63℉

Minimum temperature: 48℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Oct

Average temperature: 51℉

Minimum temperature: 34℉

Maximum temperature: 68℉

Nov

Average temperature: 38℉

Minimum temperature: 21℉

Maximum temperature: 61℉

Dec

Average temperature: 30℉

Minimum temperature: 16℉

Maximum temperature: 50℉

Highest temperature in Sapporo-shi is recorded as 89.6℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in Sapporo-shi is recorded as 6.8℉ in January.

Average Humidity in Sapporo-shi by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Feb

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 83%

Mar

Average Humidity: 68%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 85%

Apr

Average Humidity: 64%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

May

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 89%

Jun

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 62%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Jul

Average Humidity: 78%

Minimum Humidity: 63%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Aug

Average Humidity: 75%

Minimum Humidity: 56%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Sep

Average Humidity: 71%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Oct

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 47%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Nov

Average Humidity: 69%

Minimum Humidity: 57%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Dec

Average Humidity: 73%

Minimum Humidity: 49%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Most humid month in Sapporo-shi is July.

Least humid month in Sapporo-shi is April.

Best time to visit Sapporo-shi Attractions in May