The best times to visit Mutsu for ideal weather are

May 21st to October 14th

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



Other Mutsu Travel Info

Weather in Mutsu


Average temperatures in Mutsu 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 Mutsu, 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 81.9°F (27.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.1°F (19.5°C) at night.

Mutsu Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Mutsu 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.

Mutsu Perceived Temperature (F)


Mutsu Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Mutsu 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 34.8 29.4 21.5
Feb 36.3 30.3 21.7
Mar 42.7 35.9 27.5
Apr 54.2 45.3 35.6
May 63.5 54.1 45.3
Jun 70.5 61.6 53.7
Jul 76.6 69.1 62.4
Aug 79.6 72.2 65.1
Sep 74.6 66.3 56.9
Oct 63.9 55 43.5
Nov 51.8 44.4 35.1
Dec 40 34.5 27

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.6 -1.4 -5.8
Feb 2.4 -0.9 -5.7
Mar 5.9 2.2 -2.5
Apr 12.3 7.4 2
May 17.5 12.3 7.4
Jun 21.4 16.4 12.1
Jul 24.8 20.6 16.9
Aug 26.4 22.3 18.4
Sep 23.7 19.1 13.8
Oct 17.7 12.8 6.4
Nov 11 6.9 1.7
Dec 4.4 1.4 -2.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Mutsu are June, July, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late June. For example, on the week of June 25th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early March with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of March 5th.

When can you find snow in Mutsu? 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 Mutsu.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 34% 0 4.1
Feb 35% 0 3.2
Mar 34% 0 3.7
Apr 25% 0 3.4
May 25% 0 3.8
Jun 18% 0 3.2
Jul 20% 0 5.3
Aug 26% 0 6.5
Sep 26% 0 6
Oct 25% 0 4.5
Nov 37% 0 5.9
Dec 42% 0 5.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 34 0 10.4
Feb 35 0 8.1
Mar 34 0 9.4
Apr 25 0 8.6
May 25 0 9.7
Jun 18 0 8.1
Jul 20 0 13.5
Aug 26 0 16.5
Sep 26 0 15.2
Oct 25 0 11.4
Nov 37 0 15
Dec 42 0 13.2


Humidity and Wind

Mutsu has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (59.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (81.6%).

Wind in Mutsu is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and December. March’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 10.9 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.4 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.9 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.9 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.5 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.4 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.2 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.2 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65%
Feb 62.6%
Mar 63.7%
Apr 59.9%
May 70%
Jun 78.5%
Jul 81.6%
Aug 80.6%
Sep 76.2%
Oct 68.9%
Nov 67.6%
Dec 66.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Mutsu?

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 Mutsu, 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 Mutsu 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 Mutsu Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.1°F (18.9°C) and 38.4°F (3.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 11 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 comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Mutsu, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.6°F (25.3°C) and 46.3°F (7.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 11 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 Mutsu to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43°F (6.1°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 13 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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