The best times to visit Komatsu for ideal weather are
April 30th to July 1st
September 17th to November 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Komatsu Travel Guide
Weather in Komatsu
Average temperatures in Komatsu vary somewhat and are temperate for much of the year. The area is in the top 39 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Komatsu, 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 67.8°F (19.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.6°F (13.7°C) at night.
Komatsu Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Komatsu 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.
Komatsu Perceived Temperature (F)
Komatsu Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Komatsu 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 precipitation in Komatsu are December, January, and then February. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early June. For example, on the week of June 4th there are only 0.8 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid-December with an average of 3.1 days with significant precipitation the week of December 17th.
When can you find snow in Komatsu? 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 Komatsu.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Komatsu (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
Komatsu has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (58% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (71.3%).
Wind in Komatsu is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by March and February. December’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8.1 MPH or 13 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early December where average top sustained speeds reach 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Komatsu.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||6.4||a light breeze||13.3||a moderate breeze|
|Feb||6.5||a light breeze||13.2||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||6.8||a light breeze||13.8||a moderate breeze|
|Apr||6.5||a light breeze||13.7||a moderate breeze|
|May||6.3||a light breeze||13.1||a moderate breeze|
|Jun||5.2||a light breeze||10.9||a gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.5||a light breeze||11.3||a moderate breeze|
|Aug||5.3||a light breeze||11.2||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||5.6||a light breeze||11.7||a moderate breeze|
|Oct||5.6||a light breeze||11.6||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||5.9||a light breeze||12.5||a moderate breeze|
|Dec||7||a gentle breeze||14.4||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Komatsu?
As of 5/2/2017 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.
Overall Komatsu Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 56.4°F (13.6°C) and 36.8°F (2.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. Spring is slow/unreported 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 moderate precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Komatsu, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 62.9°F (17.2°C) and 42°F (5.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 9 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Komatsu to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.7°F (3.7°C) and 32°F (0°C). On average, it rains or snows a good amount: 10 to 12 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.