January weather forecast and climate
Akita, Japan

Weather in January

January, like December, in Akita, Japan, is a wintry winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -1.3°C (29.7°F) and an average high of 1.8°C (35.2°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 1.8°C (35.2°F) and an average low-temperature of -1.3°C (29.7°F).

Humidity

In Akita, Japan, the average relative humidity in January is 80%.

Rainfall

In Akita, Japan, during January, the rain falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 102mm (4.02") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Akita, there are 189.8 rainfall days, and 1156mm (45.51") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through April, November and December are months with snowfall. January is the month with the most snowfall in Akita. Snow falls for 20.9 days and accumulates 259mm (10.2") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Akita, the average water temperature is 10.9°C (51.6°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

In Akita, the average length of the day is 9.7h.

Sunshine

January has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 1.4h of sunshine.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 transform into the following instructions:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Akita?

The coldest month is January, with an average high-temperature of 1.8°C (35.2°F) and an average low-temperature of -1.3°C (29.7°F).

What is the average humidity in January in Akita?

In January, the average relative humidity in Akita, Japan, is 80%.

How many days does it rain in January in Akita?

In Akita, Japan, during January, the rain falls for 8.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 102mm (4.02") of precipitation.

What is the snowiest month in Akita?

The month with the most snowfall is January when snow falls for 20.9 days and typically aggregates up to 259mm (10.2") of snow.

How many days does it snow in January in Akita?

In January, it is snowing for 20.9 days. Throughout January, 259mm (10.2") of snow is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Akita?

In Akita, Japan, in January, the average water temperature is 10.9°C (51.6°F). Swimming in 10.9°C (51.6°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in January in Akita?

The average length of the day in January in Akita, Japan, is 9.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Akita?

With an average of 1.4h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Akita.

How long on average sun shines in January in Akita?

The average sunshine in January is 1.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Akita?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in January in Akita?

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Akita is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in January
Akita, Japan

Average temperature in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average high temperature in January: 1.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -1.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-1.8°C).

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Average pressure in January
Akita, Japan

Average pressure in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average pressure in January: 1015.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1008.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Akita, Japan

Average wind speed in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average wind speed in January: 22.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (23.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (11.2km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Akita, Japan

Average humidity in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average humidity in January: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (74%).

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Average rainfall in January
Akita, Japan

Average rainfall in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average rainfall in January: 102mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (137mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (56mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Akita, Japan

Average rainfall days in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average rainfall days in January: 8.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Akita, Japan

Average snowfall in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average snowfall in January: 259mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (259mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Akita, Japan

Average snowfall days in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average snowfall days in January: 20.9 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (20.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Akita, Japan

Average sea temperature in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average sea temperature in January: 10.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Akita, Japan

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average daylight in January: 9.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 1.4h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1.4h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Akita, Japan

Average sunshine days in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average sunshine days in January: 1.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (14.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (1.4 days).

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Average UV index in January
Akita, Japan

Average UV index in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average UV index in January: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Akita, Japan

Average cloud cover in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average cloud cover in January: 86

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 86).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in January
Akita, Japan

Average visibility in January - Akita, Japan
  • Average visibility in January: 7km

Months with the highest visibility are September and October (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (7km).

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