Precipitation in Japan in December

In Japan in December precipitation ranges from moderate in Kofu with 32mm (1.3inch) snow/rainfall to heavy in Joetsu with 425mm (17inch) rainfall. December is a winter month in Japan. It is the driest month of the year.

Where and how much does it rain in Japan in December

Find the average total precipitation in December for the most popular destinations in Japan on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend heavy rainfall high moderate low almost non
Heavy rainfall has been defined as more than 160 mm (6.3inch) precipitation. High: 90mm (3.5inch) - 160 mm (6.3inch). Moderate: 30mm (1.2inch) - 90mm (3.5inch. Low: 5mm (0.2inch) - 30mm (1.2inch).

  • How much does it rain in Japan in December?
  • In general in December rainfall is very high in Tokyo, falling frequently during the month. So the weather can be unpredictable from moment to moment. Most rain in Japan in December falls in Joetsu with an average of 425mm (17inch). The least amount of rain in December falls in Kofu with an average of 32mm (1.3inch). This is the driest month of the year.

  • What is the wettest city in December in Japan?
  • The wettest location is Joetsu with an average precipitation of 425mm (17inch) according to our data.

  • What is the driest city in December in Japan?
  • According to our data the driest location is Kofu with an average precipitation of 32mm (1.3inch).

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