Weekly Weather Forecast Oshu

Precipitation (mm)

Oshu City has less snow compared to Hokkaido and other regions on Tohoku. In the last 5 years, the average maximum snow depth was 35.0 centimeters, which is less than the 85.8 cm average for Sapporo or the 105 cm average for Aomori City. Many people start changing their car tires around November.

There are many nearby ski resorts, so the area provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy winter sports.

Like the rest of Japan, we also have a rainy season ("tsuyu"). This usually starts sometime in June and ends in July.


Your perception of Oshu City`s climate-whether it is very hot in summer or very cold in winter, for example-might depend on where you originally come from. You could try comparing the average weather information for your hometown to Oshu City`s information as shown above.

The average high for the hottest month (August) is 28.9 degrees Celsius, and the average low for the coldest month (January) is -5.6 Celsius.

Some ways of dealing with Japanese summers include using fans or air conditioning, and sticking on cooling soft gel sheets.

To stay warm in winter, you may want to wear long underwear under your clothes and buy a proper winter coat. Heating options include using air conditioning, electric heaters, and kerosene heaters. Kotatsu, which are short tables with a built-in heater covered in a blanket-like cloth, are also very cozy and highly recommended.