Precipitation in Japan in January

In Japan in January precipitation ranges from moderate in Nemuro with 32mm (1.3inch) snow/rainfall to heavy in Joetsu with 411mm (16inch) snow/rainfall. January is a winter month in Japan. It is the driest month of the year.

Where and how much does it rain in Japan in January

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

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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 January?
  • In general in January rainfall is very high in Tokyo, falling frequently during the month. So the weather can be unpredictable from moment to moment. Most snow/rain in Japan in January falls in Joetsu with an average of 411mm (16inch). The least amount of rain in January falls in Nemuro with an average of 32mm (1.3inch). This is the driest month of the year.

  • What is the wettest city in January in Japan?
  • The wettest location is Joetsu with an average precipitation of 411mm (16inch) according to our data.

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

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