The best times to visit Obihiro for ideal weather are
May 21st to August 5th
August 13th to October 7th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Obihiro Travel Guide
Weather in Obihiro
Average temperatures in Obihiro vary somewhat and are temperate for much of the year. The area is in the top 31 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 Obihiro, 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 60.8°F (16°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49°F (9.4°C) at night.
Obihiro Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Obihiro 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.
Obihiro Perceived Temperature (F)
Obihiro Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Obihiro 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 Obihiro are September, July, and then August. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid-January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are only 0.3 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early September with an average of 1.8 days with significant precipitation the week of September 3rd.
When can you find snow in Obihiro? 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 Obihiro.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Obihiro (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
Obihiro has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (49.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (71.7%).
Wind in Obihiro is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and February. April’s average wind speed of around 5.5 knots (6.3 MPH or 10.2 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Obihiro.
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||4.5||a light breeze||8.8||a gentle breeze|
|Feb||5||a light breeze||9.7||a gentle breeze|
|Mar||5||a light breeze||9.8||a gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.5||a light breeze||11||a moderate breeze|
|May||4.6||a light breeze||9.4||a gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.5||light air||6.8||a light breeze|
|Jul||3.2||light air||6.2||a gentle breeze|
|Aug||3||light air||6||a light breeze|
|Sep||3.4||light air||7||a gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.1||a light breeze||8.3||a gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.4||a light breeze||8.9||a gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.3||a light breeze||8.6||a gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Obihiro?
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 Obihiro Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 51.3°F (10.7°C) and 25.9°F (-3.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Obihiro, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 56.8°F (13.8°C) and 30.2°F (-1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 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 far too cold this time of year in Obihiro to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 28.2°F (-2.1°C) and 20.8°F (-6.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.