Japan in december: average Weather, Temperature and Climate, Where to go?

How is the weather in Japan in december? Is it a good time to visit Hakone and Kagoshima (Kyushu)? Check out weather datas and informations here.

Weather in Japan in december 2019

Below, check out the weather forecast for december for most popular cities in Japan. These datas are statistics for december from weather reports for over 10 years. The percentage indicates the probability of having the weather indicated.

Average weather in december in Tokyo

bad weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Heavy rain

9%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 7pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
53% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Cloudy

8%

More information about the weather in Tokyo in december

Average weather in december in Kobe

bad weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Moderate rain at times

17%

Snow showers

11%

Weather at 1pm
11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
28% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Partly Cloudy

23%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
9°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
30% of time

Clear/Sunny

29%

Moderate rain at times

23%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Kobe in december

Average weather in december in Kyoto

bad weather

Weather at 7am
3°C

FogFog
31% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 1pm
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
26% of time

Partly Cloudy

25%

Clear/Sunny

22%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
6°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
30% of time

Clear/Sunny

22%

Fog

18%

Moderate rain at times

11%

More information about the weather in Kyoto in december

Average weather in december in Osaka

bad weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Partly Cloudy

28%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Snow showers

9%

Weather at 1pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
35% of time

Moderate rain at times

23%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy

30%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Osaka in december

Average weather in december in Sapporo (Hokkaido)

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-4°C

Snow showersSnow showers
52% of time

Cloudy

17%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Clear/Sunny

10%

Weather at 1pm
-0°C

Snow showersSnow showers
63% of time

Partly Cloudy

12%

Clear/Sunny

8%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 7pm
-2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
55% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Cloudy

13%

Clear/Sunny

9%

More information about the weather in Sapporo (Hokkaido) in december

Average weather in december in Naha (Okinawa)

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
19°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
46% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

17%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Weather at 1pm
21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
43% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Cloudy

12%

Weather at 7pm
21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
45% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Cloudy

11%

More information about the weather in Naha (Okinawa) in december

Average weather in december in Aomori

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-0°C

Snow showersSnow showers
51% of time

Cloudy

15%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Clear/Sunny

10%

Weather at 1pm
3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
55% of time

Partly Cloudy

13%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Clear/Sunny

9%

Weather at 7pm
2°C

Snow showersSnow showers
49% of time

Cloudy

17%

Partly Cloudy

13%

Clear/Sunny

10%

More information about the weather in Aomori in december

Average weather in december in Fukuoka

bad weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
26% of time

Cloudy

19%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Weather at 1pm
11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
31% of time

Clear/Sunny

24%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Heavy rain

10%

Weather at 7pm
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Cloudy

17%

More information about the weather in Fukuoka in december

Average weather in december in Hakodate

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
1°C

Snow showersSnow showers
40% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Clear/Sunny

16%

Cloudy

14%

Weather at 1pm
4°C

Snow showersSnow showers
38% of time

Clear/Sunny

17%

Partly Cloudy

15%

Cloudy

14%

Weather at 7pm
3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
35% of time

Clear/Sunny

20%

Partly Cloudy

19%

Cloudy

14%

More information about the weather in Hakodate in december

Average weather in december in Hakone

bad weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
61% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Heavy rain

8%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy

17%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

14%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Hakone in december

Average weather in december in Hiroshima

bad weather

Weather at 7am
4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
32% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Fog

12%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Weather at 1pm
10°C

Partly CloudyPartly Cloudy
27% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Moderate rain at times

19%

Snow showers

11%

Weather at 7pm
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Partly Cloudy

29%

Moderate rain at times

15%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Hiroshima in december

Average weather in december in Ise

bad weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
64% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Cloudy

8%

Moderate rain at times

7%

Weather at 1pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy

26%

Cloudy

11%

Moderate rain at times

10%

Weather at 7pm
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
59% of time

Partly Cloudy

21%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Cloudy

6%

More information about the weather in Ise in december

Average weather in december in Ishigaki-jima

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
21°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
54% of time

Partly Cloudy

15%

Heavy rain

15%

Clear/Sunny

10%

Weather at 1pm
23°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
59% of time

Partly Cloudy

16%

Clear/Sunny

12%

Heavy rain

9%

Weather at 7pm
22°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
53% of time

Clear/Sunny

17%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Cloudy

9%

More information about the weather in Ishigaki-jima in december

Average weather in december in Izu

bad weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Partly Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy

20%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Cloudy

8%

Weather at 7pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
52% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Cloudy

10%

More information about the weather in Izu in december

Average weather in december in Kagoshima (Kyushu)

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
34% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Cloudy

18%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
36% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

21%

Cloudy

13%

Weather at 7pm
11°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
43% of time

Partly Cloudy

24%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Cloudy

13%

More information about the weather in Kagoshima (Kyushu) in december

Average weather in december in Kamakura

tolerable weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
55% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Cloudy

9%

Moderate rain at times

8%

Weather at 1pm
13°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
60% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

9%

Cloudy

6%

Weather at 7pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
51% of time

Partly Cloudy

27%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Kamakura in december

Average weather in december in Kanazawa

bad weather

Weather at 7am
5°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
30% of time

Snow showers

26%

Clear/Sunny

18%

Partly Cloudy

12%

Weather at 1pm
9°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
35% of time

Snow showers

23%

Clear/Sunny

17%

Partly Cloudy

14%

Weather at 7pm
7°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
34% of time

Snow showers

22%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Clear/Sunny

16%

More information about the weather in Kanazawa in december

Average weather in december in Karuizawa

very bad weather

Weather at 7am
-3°C

Snow showersSnow showers
30% of time

Clear/Sunny

25%

Fog

24%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Weather at 1pm
4°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
38% of time

Snow showers

27%

Partly Cloudy

26%

Moderate rain at times

4%

Weather at 7pm
-0°C

Snow showersSnow showers
28% of time

Clear/Sunny

26%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Fog

18%

More information about the weather in Karuizawa in december

Average weather in december in Kitakyushu

bad weather

Weather at 7am
8°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
25% of time

Moderate rain at times

24%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

15%

Weather at 1pm
11°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Clear/Sunny

27%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Cloudy

11%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
30% of time

Moderate rain at times

25%

Partly Cloudy

22%

Cloudy

12%

More information about the weather in Kitakyushu in december

Average weather in december in Kochi

bad weather

Weather at 7am
5°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
56% of time

Partly Cloudy

19%

Moderate rain at times

11%

Heavy rain

5%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
58% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

12%

Heavy rain

4%

Weather at 7pm
9°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
54% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

13%

Heavy rain

6%

More information about the weather in Kochi in december

Average weather in december in Kumamoto

bad weather

Weather at 7am
7°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
41% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

16%

Cloudy

10%

Weather at 1pm
12°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
42% of time

Partly Cloudy

23%

Moderate rain at times

20%

Heavy rain

6%

Weather at 7pm
10°C

Clear/SunnyClear/Sunny
45% of time

Partly Cloudy

22%

Moderate rain at times

18%

Cloudy

7%

More information about the weather in Kumamoto in december

Average weather in december in Matsue

bad weather

Weather at 7am
6°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
25% of time

Snow showers

22%

Clear/Sunny

19%

Partly Cloudy

16%

Weather at 1pm
10°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
33% of time

Snow showers

19%

Partly Cloudy

17%

Clear/Sunny

15%

Weather at 7pm
8°C

Moderate rain at timesModerate rain at times
27% of time

Clear/Sunny

19%

Partly Cloudy

18%

Snow showers

17%

More information about the weather in Matsue in december

Weather details in december

With the weather conditions characterized by cold days and snowfall, winter is well established throughout the territory of Japan. Depending on the locations, the temperatures can be very low or relatively mild. Still, the climate throughout December in Japan is no longer favorable to outdoor activities except for skiing.

Northern Japan in December

Expect snowfall every other day! With temperatures ranging from -5° C to zero, the days within December are very cold in most of the localities in the north - in Sapporo particularly. Moreover, days with beautiful sun are rare because the weather throughout December in Japan in this region is dominated by gray and cloud.

Central Japan in December

Freshness characterizes the climate in central Japan. Therefore, whatever the destination, expect very cold mornings. Even if over the hours, a slight rise in temperature is noticed, the wearing of comfortable clothes is always advisable because it is cold despite the beautiful sun.

Southern Japan in December

In southern Japan, temperatures rarely drop below 5° C, but due to the relatively abundant rain, the weather is also bad.



Organised tours and trips in Japan in december


Where to go in Japan in december?

Where to go in Japan in december: destination map

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Where should you go in Japan in december when it comes to the weather?

Remember:
The climate in Japan in december ranges from tolerable to very bad depending on the region and city.

warning in december the weather is different depending on the city and regions of the country.

That month is not the best month to travel to in Japan. The weather in Ishigaki-jima, Naha (Okinawa), Yakushima, Kamakura and Kagoshima (Kyushu) is just ok. The sun is not there all the time and you may be faced the rain frequently. However, if you don't plan a pool and sun travel in Japan but rather discovery of heritage, this climate may be enough. In addition, there are definitely fewer tourists at this time.

But it is finally better than in Hakone, Izu, Niigata, Osaka, Karuizawa, Yokohama, Kitakyushu, Kobe, Sendai (Honshu), Nagano-shi, Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Nagoya, Nagasaki, Hakodate, Matsue, Shikoku, Nara, Kochi, Aomori, Sapporo (Hokkaido), Kyoto, Tokyo, Nikko, Fukuoka and Kumamoto and surrounding areas where the climate is very bad. It is not advisable to visit these areas in december.


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Climate in Japan in december

Climate in Tokyo in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Tokyo is 11°C (maximum temperature is 13°C and minimum temperature is 9°C). The climate is rather cold in this city in the month of december, but it is bearable when dressing hot. With 86mm over 8 days, you will experience some showers during your stay. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a bad climate, the month of december is not recommended month to go in Tokyo.

December
Average temperature 11°C
Highest temperature 13°C
Lowest temperature 9°C
Sea temperature 17.3°C
Rainfall 86mm
Number of days with rainfall 8 day(s)
(24%)
Humidity 66%
Cloud cover 29%
Length of day 09:46
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Climate in Kobe in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Kobe is 10°C (maximum temperature is 12°C and minimum temperature is 8°C). The climate is relatively fresh in that area in december, but it is tolerable when dressing warm. With 117mm over 15 days, rain may occur throughout your journey. But this is reasonably and it will not be continuous.
With a bad weather, december is not the best time to go in this locality.

December
Average temperature 10°C
Highest temperature 12°C
Lowest temperature 8°C
Sea temperature 17.7°C
Rainfall 117mm
Number of days with rainfall 15 day(s)
(47%)
Humidity 76%
Cloud cover 42%
Length of day 09:51
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Climate in Kyoto in December

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 10°C and minimum temperature is 6°C (for an average temperature of 8°C). The climate is quite more than very fresh in that area in december. Bring warm clothes! With 95mm over 12 days, you will experience some showers for your trip. But this is pretty reasonably and you will not be too bothered by it.

December
Average temperature 8°C
Highest temperature 10°C
Lowest temperature 6°C
Rainfall 95mm
Number of days with rainfall 12 day(s)
(38%)
Humidity 82%
Cloud cover 51%
Length of day 09:49
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more information about the climate in Kyoto in December

Climate in Osaka in December

In the month of december, the mean temperature in Osaka is 10°C (maximum temperature is 12°C and minimum temperature is 8°C). The climate is rather cool around this city in this month, but it is livable by dressing hot. With 95mm over 13 days, you will experience some showers throughout your vacations. But this is reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.
With a bad weather, december is not recommended month to go there.

December
Average temperature 10°C
Highest temperature 12°C
Lowest temperature 8°C
Sea temperature 17.7°C
Rainfall 95mm
Number of days with rainfall 13 day(s)
(42%)
Humidity 76%
Cloud cover 41%
Length of day 09:50
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more information about the climate in Osaka in December

Climate in Sapporo (Hokkaido) in December

In the month of december, maximum temperature is 1°C and minimum temperature is -3°C (for an average temperature of -1°C). The climate is rather more than very fresh in this location in this month. Plan a sweater! With 151mm over 24 days, you will experience some showers throughout your holidays. But this is rather reasonably and it is only of temporary showers.

December
Average temperature -1°C
Highest temperature 1°C
Lowest temperature -3°C
Sea temperature 8.8°C
Rainfall 151mm
Number of days with rainfall 24 day(s)
(78%)
Humidity 88%
Cloud cover 72%
Length of day 09:01
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more information about the climate in Sapporo (Hokkaido) in December

All cities in Japan in december

Tokyo in decemberbad weather
Kobe in decemberbad weather
Kyoto in decemberbad weather
Osaka in decemberbad weather
Sapporo (Hokkaido) in decembervery bad weather
Naha (Okinawa) in decembertolerable weather
Aomori in decembervery bad weather
Fukuoka in decemberbad weather
Hakodate in decembervery bad weather
Hakone in decemberbad weather
Hiroshima in decemberbad weather
Ise in decemberbad weather
Ishigaki-jima in decembertolerable weather
Izu in decemberbad weather
Kagoshima (Kyushu) in decembertolerable weather
Kamakura in decembertolerable weather
Kanazawa in decemberbad weather
Karuizawa in decembervery bad weather
Kitakyushu in decemberbad weather
Kochi in decemberbad weather
Kumamoto in decemberbad weather
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Weather data for Japan in december:

Weather data for Japan in december is derived from an average of the weather forecast since 2009 in Japan. There is a margin of error and these forecasts are to be considered as general information only. The weather in Japan can vary slightly from year to year, but these predictions should limit surprises. So you can pack your bags and check when is the best time of year to visit Japan.


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