Sapporo

Hokkaidō, Japan

2°C
6:22 16:14
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Today's forecast

06:00Weather icon at 06:00 for Japan0°C
09:00Weather icon at 09:00 for Japan2°C
12:00Weather icon at 12:00 for Japan3°C
15:00Weather icon at 15:00 for Japan3°C
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Air conditions

Real Feel

-1°C

Wind

3 m/s

Chance of rain

96%

UV Index

1

Chance of snow

0%

Humidity

64%

Visibility

7 km

Pressure

1019 mb.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for JapanSnow showers
3°C / -1°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for JapanPatchy Rain
4°C / -1°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for JapanModerate rain
4°C / -2°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for JapanPatchy Rain
7°C / -3°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for JapanPatchy Rain
10°C / 2°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for JapanHeavy rain
12°C / 7°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for JapanPatchy Rain
6°C / 2°C

Description

Sapporo, located on the northern island of Hokkaidō in Japan, is the fifth largest city in the nation, and is renowned for its resilient culture, scenic beauty and culinary delights.

This city, which was founded in 1868, offers fascinating insights into contemporary Japanese life whilst still retaining its traditional culture. Sapporo offers a perfect blend of both urban and nature-based experiences. When you walk down the streets of Sapporo, you will be greeted with the sights of the several landmark buildings such as the Sapporo Clock Tower and the red brick former Hokkaidō Government Office which are a must-visit.

For lovers of nature, the city provides a treasure of exciting options to explore. From the sprawling Odori Park to the striking Maruyama Park located near the base of Mount Maruyama, which is a perfect spot for hiking experience, every corner of Sapporo promises the awe-inspiring natural wonder of Hokkaidō.

Sapporo is also famous for its snow festival, which is held every year in February. This festival welcomes over 2 million visitors from all around the world who come to see the most magnificent snow sculptures made by artists from different countries. The festival showcases intricate icy sculptures, fun snow slides and various activities for the visitors to venture and enjoy.

The best way to explore Sapporo’s culinary culture is by exploring the city’s delicious street food, like the local favorite "Genghis Khan" which is a barbecued mutton dish, Sapporo Ramen, and Ishikari Nabe, hotpot consisting of salmon, vegetables and tofu. The city is also famous for its beer brewery, the Sapporo Beer Museum, where visitors can learn about the history of beer production and enjoy a fresh mug of their finest brew.

Sapporo is a busy, bustling city yet so welcoming with a rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty of snow-capped mountains. You can easily access the city through the New Chitose Airport or through the Shinkansen bullet train, which is a convenient and cost-effective way to explore Hokkaidō.

This city offers a perfect combination of deep-rooted traditions and the vibrancy of a contemporary metropolis, making it a must-visit destination for travelers of all kinds.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for JapanSnow showers
3°C / -1°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for JapanPatchy Rain
4°C / -1°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for JapanModerate rain
4°C / -2°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for JapanPatchy Rain
7°C / -3°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for JapanPatchy Rain
10°C / 2°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for JapanHeavy rain
12°C / 7°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for JapanPatchy Rain
6°C / 2°C