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Ofunato Climate & Temperature

  • Ofunato, Japan is at 394'N, 14143'E, 38 m (126 ft). See map.
  • Ofunato has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Ofunato is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.9 degrees Celsius (51.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.6 °C (40.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Ofunato Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 5.2°C (41.3°F) on average falling to -2.4°C (27.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 13.2°C (55.7°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 3.9°C (39°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 24.2°C (75.6°F) and average low temperatures are 17°C (62.7°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 18°C (64.3°F) during the day and lows of 9.1°C (48.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1479 mm (58.2 inches) which is equivalent to 1479 Litres/m (36.28 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Ofunato you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Sta. Vit. Palmar, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Ofunato Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 4 (40) 8 (46) 14 (56) 19 (65) 21 (70) 25 (76) 27 (80) 23 (73) 18 (65) 13 (55) 7 (45) 15 (59)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (33) 1 (33) 3 (38) 9 (48) 14 (56) 17 (63) 21 (69) 23 (73) 19 (66) 13 (56) 8 (47) 3 (38) 11 (52)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (26) -3 (26) -1 (30) 4 (39) 9 (48) 14 (56) 18 (64) 20 (68) 15 (60) 9 (48) 3 (38) -1 (31) 7 (44)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 46 (2) 61 (2) 87 (3) 142 (6) 150 (6) 154 (6) 165 (7) 198 (8) 195 (8) 139 (5) 100 (4) 44 (2) 1479 (58)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 44' 10h 39' 11h 53' 13h 11' 14h 17' 14h 51' 14h 36' 13h 39' 12h 23' 11h 05' 9h 59' 9h 27' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 31 40.2 51.1 62.7 71.1 74.4 71.4 63.1 51.7 40.2 31 27.5 51.2

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