The best times to visit Sado for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 8th

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

 

 


Other Sado Travel Info

Weather in Sado

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sado vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, 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 Sado, 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 85.6°F (29.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.1°F (23.4°C) at night.

Sado Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sado 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.

Sado Perceived Temperature (F)

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Sado Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sado 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 42.9 38.9 33.7
Feb 43.5 38.8 32.7
Mar 48.8 43.4 36.3
Apr 58.3 51.6 43.4
May 67.5 60.4 53.1
Jun 75 68.4 61.8
Jul 81.1 75.7 70.4
Aug 84.7 78.8 73.1
Sep 79 72.8 66.3
Oct 69 63.2 56.1
Nov 58.7 53.5 46.7
Dec 48.7 44 37.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 3.8 0.9
Feb 6.4 3.8 0.4
Mar 9.3 6.3 2.4
Apr 14.6 10.9 6.3
May 19.7 15.8 11.7
Jun 23.9 20.2 16.6
Jul 27.3 24.3 21.3
Aug 29.3 26 22.8
Sep 26.1 22.7 19.1
Oct 20.6 17.3 13.4
Nov 14.8 11.9 8.2
Dec 9.3 6.7 3.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sado are June, May, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid June. For example, on the week of June 11th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 10th.

When can you find snow in Sado? 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 Sado.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 45% 0 4.7
Feb 39% 0 3.6
Mar 37% 0 4.7
Apr 29% 0 4
May 22% 0 3.2
Jun 21% 0 4.3
Jul 31% 0 8
Aug 24% 0 4.5
Sep 24% 0 5.7
Oct 31% 0 5.9
Nov 46% 0 6.7
Dec 61% 0 8.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 45 0 11.9
Feb 39 0 9.1
Mar 37 0 11.9
Apr 29 0 10.2
May 22 0 8.1
Jun 21 0 10.9
Jul 31 0 20.3
Aug 24 0 11.4
Sep 24 0 14.5
Oct 31 0 15
Nov 46 0 17
Dec 61 0 22.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Sado has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is March (55.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (75.1%).

Wind in Sado is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and February. December’s average wind speed of around 15.5 knots (17.8 MPH or 28.6 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 27.2 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 15.5 Significant breeze 24.3 Very strong breeze
Feb 12.6 Significant breeze 21.1 Strong breeze
Mar 11.2 Significant breeze 19.4 Very strong breeze
Apr 8.2 Gentle breeze 15.7 Significant breeze
May 7.1 Gentle breeze 14.2 Very strong breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Jul 5.6 Light breeze 11.3 Very strong breeze
Aug 5.8 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Sep 7.1 Gentle breeze 13.6 Very strong breeze
Oct 9.1 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
Nov 12 Significant breeze 20.2 Very strong breeze
Dec 15.5 Significant breeze 24.5 Very strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 57.3%
Feb 56.3%
Mar 55.6%
Apr 56.8%
May 62.9%
Jun 70.1%
Jul 75.1%
Aug 72%
Sep 65.3%
Oct 58.4%
Nov 58.1%
Dec 59.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sado?

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 Sado, 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 Sado 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 Sado Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.4°F (21.9°C) and 45.6°F (7.6°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 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Sado, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.8°F (27.7°C) and 54.6°F (12.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 7 to 14 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 Sado to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 51°F (10.6°C) and 41.8°F (5.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 11 to 19 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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