Temperatures in Japan in December

Japan in December has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Mount Fuji with -12°C (10°F) to high temperatures in Ishigaki Island with 23°C (73°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 19°C (65°F) in Ishigaki Island and -18°C (-0°F) in Mount Fuji. December is a winter month in Japan.

What is the temperature for the different cities in Japan in December

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

Legend very warm warm pleasant moderate cold very cold
Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in December in Japan?
  • Ishigaki Island tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and minimum nighttime temperature around 19°C (65°F).

  • What is the coldest city in December in Japan?
  • The coldest city in December in Japan is Mount Fuji when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around -12°C (10°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -18°C (-0°F).

  • How much sun does Japan get in December?
  • December is generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 177 hours of sunshine in Tokyo during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in December?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 20°C (68°F) in Hachijojima this month, so still a bit cool to swim but some enjoy a refreshing dive.

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