The best times to visit Hikari 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.



Other Hikari Travel Info

Weather in Hikari


Average temperatures in Hikari vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 30th 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 Hikari, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 91.2°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.8°F (25.4°C) at night.

Hikari Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hikari 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.

Hikari Perceived Temperature (F)


Hikari Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hikari 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 49.1 42.7 34.9
Feb 50.8 44.7 36.6
Mar 56.5 49.7 40.5
Apr 65.2 58.3 49.1
May 73.8 67.1 58.3
Jun 79.2 73.6 67.6
Jul 86.2 80.8 75
Aug 88.8 82.8 76.5
Sep 82.9 76.9 69.5
Oct 73.6 66.9 58.5
Nov 63.2 56.6 48.3
Dec 53.2 46.5 38.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.5 5.9 1.6
Feb 10.4 7.1 2.6
Mar 13.6 9.8 4.7
Apr 18.4 14.6 9.5
May 23.2 19.5 14.6
Jun 26.2 23.1 19.8
Jul 30.1 27.1 23.9
Aug 31.6 28.2 24.7
Sep 28.3 24.9 20.8
Oct 23.1 19.4 14.7
Nov 17.3 13.7 9.1
Dec 11.8 8.1 3.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hikari are January, October, and then December. 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.

When can you find snow in Hikari? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Hikari is often around around December 10th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Hikari.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 10% 0 1.5
Feb 23% 0 2.7
Mar 24% 0 4.2
Apr 24% 0 4.8
May 17% 0 4.6
Jun 29% 0 8.2
Jul 26% 0 9.5
Aug 21% 0 6.2
Sep 21% 0 4.9
Oct 12% 0 3.5
Nov 17% 0 3.5
Dec 17% 12 2.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 10 0 3.8
Feb 23 0 6.9
Mar 24 0 10.7
Apr 24 0 12.2
May 17 0 11.7
Jun 29 0 20.8
Jul 26 0 24.1
Aug 21 0 15.7
Sep 21 0 12.4
Oct 12 0 8.9
Nov 17 0 8.9
Dec 17 30.5 6.6


Humidity and Wind

Hikari has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (52.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (69.5%).

Wind in Hikari is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by October and March. December’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.1 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Mar 6.3 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.5 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 52.2%
Feb 53.9%
Mar 53.3%
Apr 54.8%
May 57.4%
Jun 69%
Jul 69.5%
Aug 67%
Sep 62.4%
Oct 57.2%
Nov 56.5%
Dec 55%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hikari?

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 Hikari, Japan is February, followed by March and July. 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 Hikari in October. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 48 in October means 48% of the tourists vs. February.



Overall Hikari Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 76.4°F (24.7°C) and 52.9°F (11.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Hikari, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 85.3°F (29.6°C) and 58.9°F (14.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 too cold this time of year in Hikari to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.1°F (12.8°C) and 48.6°F (9.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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