Tochigi weather in January

Planning a getaway to Tochigi this January and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Tochigi in January?

Tochigi is a region in Japan. January in Tochigi generally has cold temperatures, with moderate precipitation. The month of January is in the winter season.

The average maximum temperatures are cold and range from 4°C in Nikko to 10°C in Mooka. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to -0°C in Mooka and -5°C in Nikko. In general, this month stands out as the coldest period throughout the year. Given the lower temperatures, it's essential to be well-prepared. Packing the right winter clothing and necessary accessories can make a significant difference in ensuring your comfort and well-being during this chilly season.

In January, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate snow/rainfall in Mooka with an average of 56 mm to moderate snow/rainfall in Nasu with 79 mm. The city Nikko usually sees around 176 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

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

Where to go in Tochigi in January

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

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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 Tochigi

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Tochigi?

Average weather in Nikko

In January Nikko generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -5°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Nikko
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
7°C 
-2°C 
176 hours 
69 mm 
18 days 
poor 
4°C 
-5°C 
176 hours 
73 mm 
20 days 
poor 
5°C 
-4°C 
161 hours 
78 mm 
20 days 
poor 
Climate in Nikko

Average weather in Nasushiobara

In January Nasushiobara generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -4°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Nasushiobara
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
8°C 
-1°C 
176 hours 
71 mm 
18 days 
poor 
5°C 
-4°C 
176 hours 
76 mm 
20 days 
poor 
6°C 
-3°C 
161 hours 
76 mm 
19 days 
poor 
Climate in Nasushiobara

Average weather in Utsunomiya

In January Utsunomiya generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Utsunomiya
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
11°C 
1°C 
176 hours 
56 mm 
9 days 
9°C 
-1°C 
176 hours 
59 mm 
10 days 
poor 
10°C 
-0°C 
161 hours 
67 mm 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Utsunomiya

Average weather in Sano

In January Sano generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Sano
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
11°C 
2°C 
176 hours 
54 mm 
8 days 
9°C 
-1°C 
176 hours 
59 mm 
8 days 
poor 
10°C 
-0°C 
161 hours 
66 mm 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Sano

Average weather in Ashikaga

In January Ashikaga generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 8°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and moderate monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Ashikaga
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
11°C 
1°C 
176 hours 
53 mm 
8 days 
8°C 
-1°C 
176 hours 
59 mm 
9 days 
poor 
9°C 
-1°C 
161 hours 
66 mm 
11 days 
poor 
Climate in Ashikaga

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Is January the best time to visit Tochigi?

Given the typically poor weather conditions in Nikko, January may not be the ideal time to visit Tochigi.

On average, the best time to visit Tochigi is in May with generally tolerable weather in Nikko. The weather in January, February, March, June, July, August, September, October and December, on the other hand, tends to be poor.

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