Overview of Aomori

“Magnificent Cherry Blossoms and Symbol of Buddhist Hell.”

As the northernmost prefecture on Japan’s main island Honshu, Aomori prefecture is home to the Hirosaki Castle which is one of the top spots to have a magnificent view of cherry blossoms during spring. Another unique attraction in the prefecture is Mount Osore, which is said to symbolize Buddhist hell, nestled by the shores of a highly sulfuric lake.

You can read more about Aomori, its local attractions and must-see places as well as some navigational guides in Japan National Tourism Organization's Web Site.

Climate in Aomori

Annual temperature is roughly between -1°C (29°F) and 23°C (74°F). December expects the highest precipitation (about 170mm) while January is the snowiest month (about 210cm). July to September are the warmest months (about 22°C or 72°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about -1°C or 29°F). Great care must be taken against heavy snows during winter.

You can get more climate information with the following charts created by processing the weather observation data for the past 10 years. Please note that this is not a weather forecast. For more information about the data please read this page.

You can use the clock icon in each chart to select the week or day to display the data for.

Weather Summary

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Temperature

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Wind Speed

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Sunshine Duration

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Aug

10-year average.

Monthly Weather

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Monthly Precipitation and Temperature

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Monthly Wind Speed

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Recommended Clothing

The following clothes are recommended for visiting Aomori in the 2nd week of Aug.