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Best time to visit Ashikaga, Japan

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The best time to visit Ashikaga is October

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Ashikaga? Look no further! October is the best time to go to Ashikaga due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 35℃ (95℉). The average low temperatures in winter float around -1℃ (30℉), while the coldest it gets down to is about -4℃ (26℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Ashikaga in May, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Ashikaga in July – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Ashikaga, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

May

Ashikaga seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Ashikaga as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Ashikaga is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Ashikaga

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Ashikaga for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Ashikaga climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Ashikaga for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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OCT
NOV
DEC

Ashikaga in January

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (30℉)
  • Average humidity: 62%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 26mm (1") over 5 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Ashikaga in February

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: -1℃ (31℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Ashikaga in March

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Ashikaga in April

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in April, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Ashikaga in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 14 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Ashikaga in June

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 92mm (4") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Ashikaga in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 125mm (5") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Ashikaga in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 103mm (4") over 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Ashikaga in September

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 85mm (3") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Ashikaga in October

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 110mm (4") over 15 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Ashikaga in November

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Ashikaga in December

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 7 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Ashikaga in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Ashikaga is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Ashikaga is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Ashikaga is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Ashikaga, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in May are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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