Wakkanai
Japan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Wakkanai, Japan

October, like September, is another mild autumn month in Wakkanai, Japan, with temperature in the range of an average high of 13.7°C (56.7°F) and an average low of 8.1°C (46.6°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature drops, from an enjoyable 19.7°C (67.5°F) in September, to a moderate 13.7°C (56.7°F). In October, the average low-temperature is 8.1°C (46.6°F).

Humidity

In October, the average relative humidity is 68%.

Rainfall

October is the month with the most rainfall in Wakkanai. Rain falls for 21 days and accumulates 134.1mm (5.3") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Wakkanai. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 3.4 snowfall days, it receives 10mm (0.4") of snow. In Wakkanai, Japan, during the entire year, snow falls for 110.1 days, and aggregates up to 6530mm (257.1") of snow.

Sea temperature

In Wakkanai, the average seawater temperature is 14.9°C (58.8°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 Wakkanai, Japan, the average length of the day is 10.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Wakkanai is 4.4h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 3. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in October in Wakkanai?

The average high-temperature, in October, in Wakkanai, Japan, is 13.7°C (56.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 8.1°C (46.6°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Wakkanai?

In October, the average relative humidity in Wakkanai, Japan, is 68%.

How much does it rain in Wakkanai in October?

In Wakkanai, Japan, during October, the rain falls for 21 days and regularly aggregates up to 134.1mm (5.3") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Wakkanai?

The month with the most rainfall in Wakkanai, Japan, is October when the rain falls for 21 days and typically aggregates up to 134.1mm (5.3") of precipitation.

When does it start snowing in Wakkanai?

October is the first month it typically snows in Wakkanai. Throughout October, in the average 3.4 snowfall days, it receives 10mm (0.4") of snow.

How cold is the water in October in Wakkanai?

In October, the average sea temperature is 14.9°C (58.8°F). Swimming in 14.9°C (58.8°F) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 10°C (50°F) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

How many hours of daylight does Wakkanai have in October?

The average length of the day in October is 10.9h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Wakkanai?

The average sunshine in October in Wakkanai is 4.4h.

How high is the UV index in October in Wakkanai?

In Wakkanai, Japan, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average high temperature in October: 13.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-2.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in October: 8.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (17.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-7.1°C).

Average humidity in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average humidity in October: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (67%).

Average rainfall in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average rainfall in October: 134.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (134.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is April (49mm).

Average rainfall days in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average rainfall days in October: 21 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (30 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, June and September (17 days).

Average snowfall in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average snowfall in October: 10mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (1730mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average snowfall days in October: 3.4 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (28.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average sea temperature in October: 14.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (2.7°C).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average daylight in October: 10.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 4.4h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in October - Wakkanai, Japan
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).