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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.
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.
Weather SummaryOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly TemperatureOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Wind SpeedOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Sunshine DurationOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Aug10-year average.
Monthly Weather10-year average
Monthly Precipitation and Temperature10-year average
Monthly Wind Speed10-year average
The following clothes are recommended for visiting Ishikawa in the 2nd week of Aug.