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Overview of Ishikawa

“Rich history amidst the sea and mountains.”

Along the coast of the Sea of Japan sits the long, thin prefecture of Ishikawa. Nature lovers will enjoy the access to both the sea and mountains in this prefecture. Beautiful beaches in Noto Peninsula or Masuhogaura Beach or the mountainous Hakusan National Park are popular sites to visit. Ishikawa’s claim to fame is its prefectural capital, Kanazawa, well known for its cultural and historical riches like castles, geisha districts, samurai towns, temples and the world famous Kenrokuen Garden.

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

Climate in Ishikawa

Annual temperature is roughly between 3°C (38°F) and 27°C (81°F). December expects the highest precipitation (about 370mm) while January is the snowiest month (about 80cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 26°C or 79°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 3°C or 38°F).

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

10-year average

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature

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Monthly Wind Speed

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Recommended Clothing

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