The best times to visit Sakaiminato for ideal weather are

April 23rd to July 1st

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

 

 


Other Sakaiminato Travel Info

Weather in Sakaiminato

Temperature

Average temperatures in Sakaiminato 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 23rd 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 Sakaiminato, 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 90.7°F (32.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.

Sakaiminato Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Sakaiminato 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.

Sakaiminato Perceived Temperature (F)

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Sakaiminato Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Sakaiminato 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan46.140.133.7
Feb48.341.834.6
Mar54.74738
Apr64.355.345.3
May73.664.455.1
Jun78.771.565.1
Jul86.27973
Aug88.981.275.2
Sep81.47467.2
Oct72.264.356
Nov61.754.346.3
Dec50.644.537.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan7.84.50.9
Feb9.15.41.4
Mar12.68.33.3
Apr17.912.97.4
May23.11812.8
Jun25.921.918.4
Jul30.126.122.8
Aug31.627.324
Sep27.423.319.6
Oct22.317.913.3
Nov16.512.47.9
Dec10.36.93.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sakaiminato are October, May, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

When can you find snow in Sakaiminato? 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 Sakaiminato.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan55%08.5
Feb36%04.8
Mar35%05.5
Apr27%04.8
May24%04.5
Jun25%05.8
Jul29%06.5
Aug28%05.8
Sep27%06.2
Oct23%05.5
Nov37%06.3
Dec55%08.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan55021.6
Feb36012.2
Mar35014
Apr27012.2
May24011.4
Jun25014.7
Jul29016.5
Aug28014.7
Sep27015.7
Oct23014
Nov37016
Dec55021.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Sakaiminato has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (56.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (71.3%).

Wind in Sakaiminato is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by December and February. March’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.7 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 10.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.2Light breeze8.7Gentle breeze
Feb4.5Light breeze8.9Gentle breeze
Mar4.7Light breeze9.8Gentle breeze
Apr4.5Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
May4.3Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Jun3.7Barely noticeable7.9Gentle breeze
Jul4.1Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Aug4Light breeze8.1Gentle breeze
Sep3.9Barely noticeable7.8Gentle breeze
Oct3.7Barely noticeable8.1Gentle breeze
Nov4Light breeze8.4Gentle breeze
Dec4.7Light breeze9.2Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan65%
Feb61.1%
Mar58.2%
Apr56.6%
May57.8%
Jun69.6%
Jul71.3%
Aug68.9%
Sep68.7%
Oct64.1%
Nov63.8%
Dec63.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Sakaiminato?

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 Sakaiminato, Japan is February, followed by March and July. 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 Sakaiminato in October. 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 48 in October means 48% of the tourists vs. February.

 

 

Overall Sakaiminato Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 75.9°F (24.4°C) and 50.6°F (10.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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 the least precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Sakaiminato, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 83.4°F (28.6°C) and 57.2°F (14°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 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 too cold this time of year in Sakaiminato to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.6°F (11.4°C) and 45.5°F (7.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 10 to 17 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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