Weather Averages for Hokkaido in June
Averages for Hokkaido in June
Untouched, natural scenery and beautiful landscapes await travellers in Hokkaido. The second largest island in Japan and also it’s northernmost has abundant open spaces for an idyllic, relaxed holiday in one of the world’s most efficient countries.
Summer temperatures begin to settle into Hokkaido in June. The temperature ranges from 12 degrees Celsius for a low and 20 degrees Celsius for a high. Rainfall swells slightly in June to 84 mm over the month because of the growing humidity on the island. While there may be more rain, travellers can still expect six hours of sunshine per day to explore the island.
Explore the Japanese city of Otaru with a home base in the Dormy Inn Premium Otaru. This hotel is located right by the local train station so there is not an easier hotel to get to. The hotel boasts a full sauna with natural hot springs. Outdoor baths are also available for certain hours of the day for guests. The optional breakfast is a combination of Japanese and European offerings.
Savour traditional Japanese sushi with a reservation at Masazushi Zenan. This intimate Japanese eatery has a view of the lovely Otaru canal and a full menu of sushi offerings. Various sushi selections are available and are guaranteed to be the freshest around. Sushi platters, bowl dishes and other dishes are available a la carte including grilled or tempura fried fish and chicken.
A trip to Japan isn’t complete without sake. And get sake straight from the source by touring the Tanaka Shuzo Brewery Kikko Gura in Otaru. Established in 1899, this sake brewery is not just storied, it’s historic. The sake is brewed in a stone building that was built in 1905. Guests are invited to tour the facility throughout the year and of course, that comes with optional sake tastings. As the brewing schedule can vary, check the brewery’s website for the latest.