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Average weather January in Tokyo (Tokyo Prefecture), Japan

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Tokyo in January is 1.0°C (33.8°F). The amount of rain in January is normal with an average of 45mm (1.8in). January is the driest month of the year. This month is known as a chilly month. Be prepared January is also the coldest month. The average maximum temperature lies around 9.0°C (48.2°F). During the night it can cool down as well. You will see the sun sometimes in this month, it has 184 hours of sun.

So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Tokyo should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will be raining some days. Plan on bringing your warm clothes and something that will protect you from the rain. It can be a bit chilly and rainy during this period.

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For other monthly weather averages and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly averages

°C
Min Temperature 1.0°C
Max Temperature 9.0°C
Chance of Rain 20.0%
Precipitation 45mm
Rainy Days 6
Windspeed 10.8kmph
Humidity 50%
Sunshine Hours 184
Percentage Sunshine 57%

What to Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.
Swimming
5/10
Cycling
4/10
Walking
4/10
Camping
5/10
Outdoor sports
4/10

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