The best times to visit Esashi for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 14th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Esashi Travel Info

Weather in Esashi


Average temperatures in Esashi vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Esashi, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 80.5°F (26.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.1°F (20.6°C) at night.

Esashi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Esashi Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Esashi Perceived Temperature (F)


Esashi Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Esashi Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 34.6 30.6 25.2
Feb 35.8 31.5 25.6
Mar 41.7 36.8 30.6
Apr 51.7 45.6 38.1
May 59.9 53.6 47.1
Jun 69 62.5 56.6
Jul 75.3 69.5 64.5
Aug 79.3 73.4 67.6
Sep 74.2 67.8 60.6
Oct 62.7 56.6 48.6
Nov 50.8 45.7 38.5
Dec 39.7 35.3 29.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.4 -0.8 -3.8
Feb 2.1 -0.3 -3.6
Mar 5.4 2.7 -0.8
Apr 10.9 7.6 3.4
May 15.5 12 8.4
Jun 20.6 16.9 13.7
Jul 24.1 20.8 18.1
Aug 26.3 23 19.8
Sep 23.4 19.9 15.9
Oct 17.1 13.7 9.2
Nov 10.4 7.6 3.6
Dec 4.3 1.8 -1.4



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Esashi are June, April, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Esashi? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Esashi.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Esashi (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 35% 0 3
Feb 38% 0 3
Mar 25% 0 2.7
Apr 21% 0 3.2
May 24% 0 3.5
Jun 17% 0 2.8
Jul 23% 0 5.5
Aug 23% 0 6.7
Sep 29% 0 5.7
Oct 31% 0 4.2
Nov 40% 0 5
Dec 49% 0 4.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 35 0 7.6
Feb 38 0 7.6
Mar 25 0 6.9
Apr 21 0 8.1
May 24 0 8.9
Jun 17 0 7.1
Jul 23 0 14
Aug 23 0 17
Sep 29 0 14.5
Oct 31 0 10.7
Nov 40 0 12.7
Dec 49 0 12.4


Humidity and Wind

Esashi has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is February (54.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (76.8%).

Wind in Esashi is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 14.1 knots (16.2 MPH or 26.1 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late December where average top sustained speeds reach 23.4 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Esashi.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 14.1 Significant breeze 21 Strong breeze
Feb 12.9 Significant breeze 20.9 Strong breeze
Mar 11.2 Significant breeze 18.8 Strong breeze
Apr 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
May 6.2 Light breeze 12.6 Strong breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 5 Light breeze 9.9 Strong breeze
Aug 5.3 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 12.2 Strong breeze
Oct 8.8 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Nov 11.4 Significant breeze 19.1 Strong breeze
Dec 14.1 Significant breeze 21.7 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 55%
Feb 54.9%
Mar 57%
Apr 59.3%
May 70.1%
Jun 73.3%
Jul 76.8%
Aug 73.1%
Sep 66%
Oct 59.4%
Nov 57.2%
Dec 56.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Esashi?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Japan; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Nov 14, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Esashi, Japan is January, followed by March and April. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Esashi in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 73.3 in December means 73.3% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Esashi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.3°F (17.9°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Esashi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.3°F (25.2°C) and 45.3°F (7.4°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 9 to 12 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Esashi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 42.3°F (5.7°C) and 32.2°F (0.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 11 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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