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Hikone Climate & Temperature

  • Hikone, Japan is at 3516'N, 13614'E, 93 m (304 ft). See map.
  • Hikone 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 Hikone is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.1 degrees Celsius (57.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.5 °C (42.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Hikone Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 7.6°C (45.7°F) on average falling to 0.8°C (33.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.5°C (61.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 7.5°C (45.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 28.7°C (83.7°F) and average low temperatures are 20.7°C (69.3°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 20.9°C (69.6°F) during the day and lows of 12.6°C (54.7°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1653.6 mm (65.1 inches) which is equivalent to 1653.6 Litres/m (40.56 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Hikone you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Torres, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Subtropical moist forest biome).

Hikone Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (44) 7 (44) 10 (51) 17 (63) 22 (72) 25 (78) 30 (85) 31 (88) 27 (80) 21 (69) 15 (59) 10 (49) 18 (65)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (38) 3 (38) 6 (43) 12 (53) 17 (62) 21 (70) 25 (77) 27 (80) 23 (73) 16 (61) 11 (51) 6 (42) 14 (57)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) 0 (33) 2 (36) 8 (46) 13 (55) 17 (63) 22 (71) 23 (73) 19 (66) 12 (54) 7 (44) 2 (36) 10 (51)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 102 (4) 103 (4) 122 (5) 145 (6) 144 (6) 231 (9) 216 (8) 122 (5) 194 (8) 114 (4) 81 (3) 81 (3) 1654 (65)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 04' 10h 51' 11h 55' 13h 03' 14h 00' 14h 29' 14h 16' 13h 27' 12h 21' 11h 13' 10h 16' 9h 49' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 34.7 44 54.9 66.5 74.9 78.2 75.2 66.9 55.5 44 34.8 31.3 55

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