Average Snowfall for Japan in March





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during March 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 March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
30 Abashiri 26.0 66
30 Asahikawa 43.7 111
20 Hakodate 20.9 53
24 Obihiro 16.5 42
30 Sapporo 38.6 98
14 Tomakomai 10.6 27
30 Wakkanai 40.2 102

Tōhoku

March snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
25 Aomori 29.9 76
6 Fukushima 9.4 24
15 Morioka 18.1 46
6 Sendai 5.5 14

Kantō

Average snow for March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0 Chiba 0.4 1
2 Maebashi 1.6 4
21 Nikko 44.5 113
1 Tokyo 0.4 1
2 Utsunomiya 2.0 5
1 Yokohama 0.4 1

Chūbu

Average total snowfall in March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2 Aikawa, Sado Island 4.3 11
1 Gifu 0.4 1
6 Kanazawa 10.6 27
8 Nagano 10.6 27
0 Nagoya 0.0 0
7 Niigata 7.5 19
0 Shizuoka 0.0 0

Kansai

Average total snowfall in March
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1 Kobe 0.0 0
1 Kyoto 0.8 2
1 Nara 0.4 1
0 Osaka 0.0 0
0 Tsu 0.4 1
0 Wakayama 0.0 0

Chūgoku

March snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1 Hiroshima 0.4 1
2 Matsue 3.1 8
0 Okayama 0.4 1
4 Tottori 6.7 17
1 Yamaguchi 0.8 2

Shikoku

Amount of snowfall in March
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 March snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0 Fukuoka 0.4 1
0 Kagoshima 0.0 0
0 Kumamoto 0.0 0
0 Miyazaki 0.0 0
0 Nagasaki 0.0 0
0 Oita 0.0 0

Okinawa

Snowfall in March
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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