The best times to visit Hamamatsu for ideal weather are
April 9th to June 24th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Hamamatsu Travel Guide
Other Hamamatsu Travel Info
Weather in Hamamatsu
Average temperatures in Hamamatsu vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th 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 Hamamatsu, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 90.5°F (32.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.7°F (24.8°C) at night.
Hamamatsu Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Hamamatsu Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Hamamatsu Perceived Temperature (F)
Hamamatsu Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Hamamatsu 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hamamatsu are January, December, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Hamamatsu? 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 Hamamatsu.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hamamatsu (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Hamamatsu has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (45.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (77.3%).
Wind in Hamamatsu is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 14.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hamamatsu.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||8||Gentle breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Feb||7.7||Gentle breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Mar||7.9||Gentle breeze||13.5||Significant breeze|
|Apr||6.8||Light breeze||12.1||Significant breeze|
|May||6.4||Light breeze||11.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.4||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.2||Light breeze||9.8||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.2||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||5.5||Light breeze||9.8||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.7||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.2||Light breeze||10.7||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.9||Gentle breeze||13.1||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Hamamatsu?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe, except in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are regional travel advisories for Japan; exercise normal security precautions and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 01, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Hamamatsu, Japan is May, followed by October and March. 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 Hamamatsu in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Hamamatsu Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.7°F (24.8°C) and 56.1°F (13.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 9 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 quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Hamamatsu, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 86.8°F (30.4°C) and 60.4°F (15.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Hamamatsu to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 57°F (13.9°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.