The best times to visit Kushiro for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 30th

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



Other Kushiro Travel Info

Weather in Kushiro


Average temperatures in Kushiro 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 25th 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 Kushiro, the hottest months are August, September, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 73.5°F (23.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.9°F (16.6°C) at night.

Kushiro Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kushiro 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.

Kushiro Perceived Temperature (F)


Kushiro Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kushiro 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 31.7 23.4 11.7
Feb 32 24.6 13.1
Mar 38.2 32 24.3
Apr 46.7 39.5 32.5
May 54.9 47.4 40.8
Jun 61.5 55.1 49.9
Jul 68.4 62 56.7
Aug 72 65.7 60.3
Sep 69.3 62.5 55.1
Oct 59.7 52.1 41.6
Nov 48.1 40.7 30.8
Dec 37.6 30.2 20

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.2 -4.8 -11.3
Feb 0 -4.1 -10.5
Mar 3.4 0 -4.3
Apr 8.2 4.2 0.3
May 12.7 8.6 4.9
Jun 16.4 12.8 9.9
Jul 20.2 16.7 13.7
Aug 22.2 18.7 15.7
Sep 20.7 16.9 12.8
Oct 15.4 11.2 5.3
Nov 8.9 4.8 -0.7
Dec 3.1 -1 -6.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kushiro are January, April, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late May to early June. For example, on the week of May 28th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Kushiro? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Kushiro is often around around December 17th 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 Kushiro.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 16% 1.6 4.5
Feb 19% 2.6 5
Mar 18% 4 4.9
Apr 17% 0 4.1
May 26% 0 5.5
Jun 23% 0 4.2
Jul 30% 0 5.6
Aug 21% 0 4.6
Sep 26% 0 6.2
Oct 22% 0 5.3
Nov 20% 1 3.2
Dec 21% 2.5 5.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 16 4.1 11.4
Feb 19 6.6 12.7
Mar 18 10.2 12.4
Apr 17 0 10.4
May 26 0 14
Jun 23 0 10.7
Jul 30 0 14.2
Aug 21 0 11.7
Sep 26 0 15.7
Oct 22 0 13.5
Nov 20 2.5 8.1
Dec 21 6.4 13.7


Humidity and Wind

Kushiro has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (54% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (84.5%).

Wind in Kushiro is usually moderate. The windiest month is November, followed by December and March. November’s average wind speed of around 11.4 knots (13.1 MPH or 21 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 early to mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 22 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 10.2 Gentle breeze 18 Strong breeze
Feb 10.9 Gentle breeze 19.1 Strong breeze
Mar 11.2 Significant breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Apr 10.3 Gentle breeze 18.5 Strong breeze
May 10 Gentle breeze 18.2 Strong breeze
Jun 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jul 7 Gentle breeze 12.8 Strong breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Sep 8.8 Gentle breeze 15.8 Strong breeze
Oct 10.8 Gentle breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Nov 11.4 Significant breeze 20.3 Strong breeze
Dec 11.2 Significant breeze 19.8 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54%
Feb 56.4%
Mar 61.9%
Apr 66.9%
May 73%
Jun 83.4%
Jul 84.5%
Aug 83.6%
Sep 78.2%
Oct 66.9%
Nov 60.8%
Dec 55.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kushiro?

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 Kushiro, 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 Kushiro 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 Kushiro 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 33.5°F (0.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Kushiro, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 71.9°F (22.2°C) and 43°F (6.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 Kushiro to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 41.1°F (5.1°C) and 30.3°F (-0.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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