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Wakkanai Climate & Temperature

  • Wakkanai, Japan is at 4524'N, 14140'E, 12 m (38 ft). See map.
  • Wakkanai has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Wakkanai is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 6.4 degrees Celsius (43.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.9 °C (44.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Wakkanai Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -2.2°C (28°F) on average falling to -6.8°C (19.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 6.7°C (44.1°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 1.1°C (34°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 19.2°C (66.6°F) and average low temperatures are 13.6°C (56.5°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 12.8°C (55.1°F) during the day and lows of 7.2°C (45°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1123.8 mm (44.2 inches) which is equivalent to 1123.8 Litres/m (27.56 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Wakkanai you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Grytviken, South Georgia where you would find a Tundra climate (Boreal rain forest biome).

Wakkanai Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (26) -3 (26) 1 (34) 7 (45) 12 (54) 16 (60) 20 (68) 22 (72) 19 (67) 13 (56) 6 (42) 0 (32) 9 (48)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (22) -6 (22) -2 (29) 4 (40) 9 (48) 12 (54) 17 (62) 19 (67) 16 (62) 11 (51) 3 (38) -2 (28) 6 (44)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (18) -8 (17) -4 (24) 2 (35) 6 (42) 10 (49) 14 (58) 17 (62) 14 (56) 8 (46) 1 (33) -4 (24) 4 (39)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 98 (4) 68 (3) 54 (2) 55 (2) 71 (3) 65 (3) 93 (4) 112 (4) 126 (5) 130 (5) 128 (5) 123 (5) 1124 (44)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 09' 10h 19' 11h 50' 13h 28' 14h 52' 15h 36' 15h 16' 14h 04' 12h 29' 10h 51' 9h 28' 8h 46' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 24.6 33.9 44.7 56.4 64.7 68 65.1 56.8 45.4 33.9 24.7 21.2 44.9

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