Odate weather in December (Akita, Japan)

Curious about the December weather in Odate? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In December, the weather in Odate generally has low temperatures and high snow/rainfall. December is a winter month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 4°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to -4°C. The month is chilly, so ensure you're equipped and dress warmly. Preparation becomes key in these temperatures.

Odate in December usually receives high snow/rainfall, averaging around 123 mm (show in inches) for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 29 days of snow/rain are anticipated.

The area experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 48 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who lean towards cooler, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Odate. June and September typically offer the best weather. While January, February, March, April, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Odate climate page with graphs.


Odate, monthly averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature -3.8°C  
Max Temperature 3.7°C  
Chance of Rain 97%  
Precipitation 123 mm  
Rainy days 29 days  
Humidity 74% *  
Sunshine 48 hours *  
Percentage Sunshine 16% *  
* Data from: Akita, Japan (74 KM, 46 Miles).

Where to go in Japan in December

Find out more about the weather in Japan in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Odate in December?

​ Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature. ​ ​

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

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