The best times to visit Itoigawa for ideal weather are

April 30th to June 24th

or

September 17th to October 28th

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


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Weather in Itoigawa

Temperature

Average temperatures in Itoigawa 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 19th 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 Itoigawa, 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 89.6°F (32°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.4°F (23°C) at night.

Itoigawa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Itoigawa Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Itoigawa Perceived Temperature (F)

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Itoigawa Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Itoigawa 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan41.635.930.1
Feb43.536.829.6
Mar50.842.333.4
Apr62.652.341.1
May7362.651.6
Jun79.370.361.6
Jul85.777.570.5
Aug88.479.772.3
Sep81.572.564.4
Oct7161.652.6
Nov59.550.942.3
Dec4841.134.3

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan5.32.2-1.1
Feb6.42.7-1.3
Mar10.45.70.8
Apr1711.35.1
May22.81710.9
Jun26.321.316.4
Jul29.825.321.4
Aug31.326.522.4
Sep27.522.518
Oct21.716.411.4
Nov15.310.55.7
Dec8.95.11.3


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Itoigawa are May, August, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Itoigawa? 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 Itoigawa.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan71%017.2
Feb60%08.9
Mar55%07.8
Apr34%04.3
May24%03.3
Jun27%05.6
Jul37%07.4
Aug27%06.4
Sep32%07.6
Oct35%08.1
Nov51%012.6
Dec69%019.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan71043.7
Feb60022.6
Mar55019.8
Apr34010.9
May2408.4
Jun27014.2
Jul37018.8
Aug27016.3
Sep32019.3
Oct35020.6
Nov51032
Dec69049.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Itoigawa has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (57% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (74.2%).

Wind in Itoigawa is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by April and January. December’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Average Wind Speeds

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

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan5Light breeze10.1Gentle breeze
Feb4.7Light breeze9.6Gentle breeze
Mar4.9Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
Apr5.1Light breeze11Significant breeze
May4.9Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Jun3.9Barely noticeable8.5Gentle breeze
Jul3.6Barely noticeable8.1Gentle breeze
Aug3.7Barely noticeable7.9Gentle breeze
Sep3.8Barely noticeable8.1Gentle breeze
Oct4.3Light breeze9.3Gentle breeze
Nov4.7Light breeze10Gentle breeze
Dec5.4Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan71.2%
Feb67.8%
Mar63%
Apr57%
May58.7%
Jun69.7%
Jul74.2%
Aug72.1%
Sep71.3%
Oct69%
Nov69.9%
Dec70.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Itoigawa?

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 Itoigawa, 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 Itoigawa 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

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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 Itoigawa Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.4°F (24.1°C) and 46°F (7.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 7 to 17 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 the least precipitation with 8 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Itoigawa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 84.6°F (29.2°C) and 55.3°F (12.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 10 to 15 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 Itoigawa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51.2°F (10.7°C) and 40.6°F (4.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 17 to 22 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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