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Best time to visit Furano, Japan

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The best time to visit Furano is March-May

When’s the best time to visit Furano, you ask? Based on several factors like the weather and climate, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, the best time to go to Furano is March-May.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 26℃ (78℉) in the middle of the day. The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of -17℃ (1℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Furano in May, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Furano usually falls during the months surrounding August each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to find out when the best times to travel to Furano are for whatever trip you’re planning. By the time you finish, you’ll have all the info you need, and you’ll be ready to start booking. Don’t know where to look or who to book with? Don’t stress! We’ve hand-picked our favourite online travel tools we use, know and love so you can rest assured you’re in safe hands. Happy reading!

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

May

Furano seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Furano as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Furano 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 Furano

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 Furano 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.

Furano 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 Furano 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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Furano in January

  • Average temperature: -9℃ (16℉)
  • Average high temperature: -5℃ (22℉)
  • Average low temperature: -13℃ (8℉)
  • Average humidity: 94%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 3 days
  • Average snow days: 24 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in February

  • Average temperature: -9℃ (17℉)
  • Average high temperature: -5℃ (24℉)
  • Average low temperature: -14℃ (7℉)
  • Average humidity: 93%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 30mm (1") over 3 days
  • Average snow days: 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in March

  • Average temperature: -4℃ (24℉)
  • Average high temperature: -0℃ (31℉)
  • Average low temperature: -10℃ (15℉)
  • Average humidity: 91%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 20 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in April

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: -2℃ (28℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 12 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in May

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 41mm (2") over 15 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in June

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in July

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 88mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in August

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 105mm (4") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in September

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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

Furano in October

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in November

  • Average temperature: 0℃ (33℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average low temperature: -3℃ (27℉)
  • Average humidity: 88%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (3") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 13 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Furano in December

  • Average temperature: -6℃ (21℉)
  • Average high temperature: -3℃ (26℉)
  • Average low temperature: -10℃ (14℉)
  • Average humidity: 93%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 59mm (2") over 6 days
  • Average snow days: 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Furano 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 Furano is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 24℃ (74℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Furano 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 Furano is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Furano, 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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