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Akita Climate & Temperature

  • Akita, Japan is at 3943'N, 1405'E, 22 m (72 ft). See map.
  • Akita has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Akita is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 11.1 degrees Celsius (52 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.8 °C (44.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Akita Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 3.6°C (38.4°F) on average falling to -2.3°C (27.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13°C (55.3°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 4.4°C (39.9°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 25.9°C (78.6°F) and average low temperatures are 18.2°C (64.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 17.8°C (64.1°F) during the day and lows of 9.3°C (48.7°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1746.4 mm (68.8 inches) which is equivalent to 1746.4 Litres/m (42.83 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Akita you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Sta. Vit. Palmar, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Akita Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (36) 3 (37) 7 (44) 14 (56) 19 (66) 23 (73) 26 (79) 29 (83) 24 (75) 18 (64) 12 (53) 6 (42) 15 (59)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (31) 0 (31) 3 (37) 9 (48) 14 (58) 19 (65) 23 (73) 24 (76) 20 (67) 13 (56) 7 (45) 3 (37) 11 (52)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (26) -3 (26) -1 (30) 5 (40) 10 (49) 15 (59) 19 (67) 21 (69) 16 (60) 9 (48) 4 (38) -1 (31) 7 (45)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 129 (5) 93 (4) 98 (4) 134 (5) 114 (4) 117 (5) 187 (7) 190 (7) 182 (7) 150 (6) 182 (7) 172 (7) 1746 (69)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 41' 10h 37' 11h 52' 13h 12' 14h 20' 14h 55' 14h 39' 13h 41' 12h 23' 11h 04' 9h 56' 9h 23' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 30.3 39.6 50.4 62.1 70.4 73.7 70.7 62.5 51 39.5 30.4 26.9 50.6

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