August brings hot weather, even in Sendai. Although the temperature is slightly cooler than in Tokyo and Osaka, it is still not unusual for the daily maximum temperature to exceed 30 degrees Celsius.

Typhoons usually hit the Japanese archipelago in August. Past data shows that Sendai is rarely directly hit by a typhoon, but when typhoons pass through the area, the weather can be rough, with heavy rain and strong winds. Please pay close attention to typhoon information.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it hot in Sendai in August?

Yes. It is hot. Sendai is slightly cooler than Tokyo, but still not as cool as Hokkaido. For example, the highest temperature in early August is 31.9 degrees Celsius in Tokyo, 29.1 degrees in Sendai, and 27.1 degrees in Sapporo, Hokkaido.

The JMA temperature data presented on this page are averages for early, mid, and late August. Please note that in reality, even in Sendai, there are hot days with temperatures exceeding 30 degrees Celsius.

Weather in Sendai in early August

Sightseeing scenery that simply shows the weather in Sendai in August2

Sendai, Japan – AUG 6 2016 : People passing in front of Sendai Station = Shutterstock

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Sendai 25.0℃  (77.0°F)
29.1℃  (84.4°F)
22.1 ℃ (71.8°F)
39.1 mm (1.54 inch)

※ Source: All figures are the average for 30 years of 1991-2020 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

Weather in Sendai in mid-August

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Sendai 24.5℃  (76.1°F)
28.2℃  (82.8°F)
21.8 ℃ (71.2°F)
47.4 mm (1.87 inch)

※Source:  All figures are the average for 30 years of 1991-2020 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

Weather in Sendai in late August

Average temperature
Highest temperature
(Lowest temperature)
Total precipitation
(Total snowfall depth)
Sendai 23.8℃  (74.84°F)
27.5℃  (81.5°F)
21.0℃ (69.8°F)
71.3 mm (2.81 inch)

※ Source: All figures are the average for 30 years of 1991-2020 announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency

What to wear in Japan during summer

For summer clothes, please refer to the following article.

Monthly weather in Sendai

Below are articles about the weather in Sendai. Click on the month of interest to see articles about that month.

January February March
April May June
July August September
October November December

Weather in tourist destinations around Japan

Below are pages showing the climates of various regions in Japan at the same time of the year.

Tokyo Osaka Kyoto
Hokkaido Sendai Nagano
Nagoya Hiroshima Fukuoka
Okinawa

 

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