Kumamoto weather in December

Are you planning a trip to Kumamoto in December and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Kumamoto in December?

Kumamoto is a region in Japan. December in Kumamoto generally has temperatures that range from cold to moderate, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to high. During December, winter is in full swing.

Based on our climate data spanning from 1990-2020, the average maximum temperature is cold in Takamori at 11°C to moderate in Amakusa at 15°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 10°C in Amakusa and 1°C in Takamori.

In December, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Minamioguni with an average of 72 mm to high rainfall in Amakusa with 104 mm. Most cities enjoy a balanced amount of sunshine, with around 144 hours of sunlight anticipated in Kumamoto. This ensures the days are neither too dim nor excessively sunny.

For specific regional insights in Kumamoto for December, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Kumamoto climate page.

Where to go in Kumamoto in December

Find the average weather conditions in December for the most popular destinations in Kumamoto on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations in Kumamoto

What is the weather like in December for the 5 most popular destinations in Kumamoto?

Average weather in Kumamoto

In December Kumamoto generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 5°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Kumamoto
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
18°C 
10°C 
155 hours 
95 mm 
13 days 
13°C 
5°C 
144 hours 
87 mm 
16 days 
January   >> January
>>  
11°C 
3°C 
135 hours 
85 mm 
18 days 
Climate in Kumamoto

Average weather in Minamioguni

In December Minamioguni generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Minamioguni
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
17°C 
6°C 
155 hours 
83 mm 
13 days 
11°C 
1°C 
144 hours 
72 mm 
16 days 
January   >> January
>>  
9°C 
-1°C 
135 hours 
77 mm 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Minamioguni

Average weather in Aso

In December Aso generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Aso
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
17°C 
5°C 
155 hours 
84 mm 
12 days 
11°C 
1°C 
144 hours 
73 mm 
16 days 
January   >> January
>>  
9°C 
-1°C 
135 hours 
78 mm 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Aso

Average weather in Hitoyoshi

In December Hitoyoshi generally has moderate temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 13°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 2°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Hitoyoshi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
18°C 
7°C 
155 hours 
104 mm 
12 days 
13°C 
2°C 
144 hours 
88 mm 
15 days 
January   >> January
>>  
10°C 
0°C 
135 hours 
89 mm 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Hitoyoshi

Average weather in Minami Aso

In December Minami Aso generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 11°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 1°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Minami Aso
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
17°C 
6°C 
155 hours 
86 mm 
12 days 
11°C 
1°C 
144 hours 
77 mm 
15 days 
January   >> January
>>  
9°C 
-1°C 
135 hours 
80 mm 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Minami Aso

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Is December the best time to visit Kumamoto?

Given the typically unpleasant weather conditions in Kumamoto, December may not be the ideal time to visit Kumamoto.

Generally speaking, October provides perfect weather in Kumamoto. In contrast, February, June and July tend to have poor weather conditions.

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