Osaka weather in December (Osaka Prefecture, Japan)

People don't tend to visit Osaka in December since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Osaka in December lies at 9.8°C (49.64°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 1.4°C (34.52°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is moderate with an average of 48mm (1.9 inches). There are generally around 16 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 151 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Osaka, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature 34 °F  
Max Temperature 49 °F  
Chance of Rain 55%  
Precipitation 2 in  
Rainy days 17 days  
Humidity 62% *  
Sunshine 151 hrs *  

Where to stay in Osaka

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 to wear in December? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay.. Also bring some warm clothes.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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