Average Snowfall for Japan in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities and towns in Japan. Each place has a total for the amount of snow it normally gets and for the number of days with snow on the ground.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: Hokkaidō, Tōhoku, Kantō, Chūbu, Kansai, Chūgoku Shikoku, Kyūshū and Okinawa.

These snowfall statistics are long-term historical averages of weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

Hokkaidō

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
27 Abashiri 33.5 85
30 Asahikawa 74.4 189
23 Hakodate 33.9 86
23 Obihiro 18.5 47
28 Sapporo 52.0 132
14 Tomakomai 10.6 27
29 Wakkanai 63.0 160

Tōhoku

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
24 Aomori 60.2 153
7 Fukushima 11.0 28
16 Morioka 20.9 53
5 Sendai 3.5 9

Kantō

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0 Chiba 0.0 0
1 Maebashi 0.8 2
12 Nikko 24.4 62
0 Tokyo 0.0 0
1 Utsunomiya 1.2 3
0 Yokohama 0.0 0

Chūbu

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
3 Aikawa, Sado Island 5.9 15
2 Gifu 3.5 9
7 Kanazawa 14.6 37
11 Nagano 17.7 45
1 Nagoya 1.2 3
9 Niigata 11.8 30
0 Shizuoka 0.0 0

Kansai

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0 Kobe 0.0 0
1 Kyoto 1.6 4
1 Nara 0.4 1
0 Osaka 0.0 0
0 Tsu 0.4 1
0 Wakayama 0.0 0

Chūgoku

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1 Hiroshima 1.2 3
4 Matsue 6.3 16
0 Okayama 0.0 0
7 Tottori 14.6 37
1 Yamaguchi 1.2 3

Shikoku

Amount of snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0 Kochi 0.0 0
0 Matsuyama 0.0 0
0 Takamatsu 0.0 0
0 Tokushima 0.0 0

Kyūshū

Average December snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1 Fukuoka 0.0 0
0 Kagoshima 0.4 1
0 Kumamoto 0.0 0
0 Miyazaki 0.0 0
0 Nagasaki 0.4 1
0 Oita 0.0 0

Okinawa

Snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0 Ishigaki Island 0.0 0
0 Miyakojima 0.0 0
0 Naha 0.0 0
Reference

Japan Meteorological Agency. Historical weather data retrieval.

Japan Snowfall
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