Average Temperatures for Japan in December





Average temperatures for December at cities and towns throughout Japan are listed below in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit.

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

The tables give the month's long-term historical averages for maximum and minimum temperatures based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010.

Hokkaidō

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
33 21 Abashiri 1 -6
31 18 Asahikawa -1 -8
38 26 Hakodate 3 -4
34 16 Obihiro 1 -9
36 25 Sapporo 2 -4
37 22 Tomakomai 3 -5
32 24 Wakkanai 0 -4

Tōhoku

Average daily temperatures in December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
40 29 Aomori 5 -1
48 33 Fukushima 9 1
52 35 Iwaki 11 2
40 28 Morioka 5 -2
47 34 Sendai 8 1

Kantō

December temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
54 40 Chiba 12 4
60 49 Hachijo-jima Island 16 10
53 35 Maebashi 11 2
37 23 Nikko 3 -5
54 41 Tokyo 12 5
51 31 Utsunomiya 11 0
54 41 Yokohama 12 5

Chūbu

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
49 39 Aikawa, Sado Island 10 4
53 37 Gifu 12 3
55 41 Hamamatsu 13 5
50 38 Kanazawa 10 3
44 29 Nagano 7 -2
53 38 Nagoya 12 3
48 37 Niigata 9 3
57 39 Shizuoka 14 4

Kansai

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
53 36 Himeji 12 2
53 42 Kobe 12 5
53 38 Kyoto 12 3
53 35 Nara 11 2
54 41 Osaka 12 5
53 40 Tsu 12 4
55 41 Wakayama 13 5

Chūgoku

Temperature averages for December
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
54 35 Fukuyama 12 2
54 39 Hiroshima 12 4
54 40 Kure 12 5
52 38 Matsue 11 3
53 38 Okayama 12 3
52 38 Tottori 11 3
53 36 Yamaguchi 12 2

Shikoku

Normal December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
58 39 Kochi 14 4
55 40 Matsuyama 13 5
54 39 Takamatsu 12 4
55 41 Tokushima 13 5

Kyūshū

December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
55 42 Fukuoka 13 6
60 44 Kagoshima 15 7
55 38 Kumamoto 13 3
59 40 Miyazaki 15 5
56 43 Nagasaki 13 6
55 39 Oita 13 4
69 61 Wadomari, Okinoerabu Island 20 16
62 51 Yakushima Island Airport 17 11

Okinawa

Average December temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
72 64 Iriomote Island 22 18
73 64 Ishigaki Island 23 18
70 61 Kume 21 16
72 64 Miyakojima 22 18
70 59 Nago 21 15
70 61 Naha 21 16
71 64 Yonaguni Island 22 18
Reference

Japan Meteorological Agency. Historical weather data retrieval.

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