Toyama weather in January

Considering a trip to Toyama this January and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Toyama in January?

Toyama is a region in Japan. January in Toyama generally has temperatures that range from very cold to cold, with heavy precipitation. During January, winter is in full swing.

Based on our climate data spanning from 1990-2020, the average maximum temperature is very cold in Mount Tate at -1°C to cold in Himi at 8°C. Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 1°C in Himi and -8°C in Mount Tate. 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 heavy rainfall in Himi with an average of 160 mm to heavy rainfall in Asahi with 271 mm. Toyama experiences limited sunny days, amounting to roughly 80 hours of sunshine. This makes it perfect for those who prefer dimmer, cloudier settings rather than intense sunlit days

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

Where to go in Toyama in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Toyama 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 Toyama

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

Average weather in Toyama

In January Toyama generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Toyama
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
9°C 
2°C 
86 hours 
220 mm 
26 days 
poor 
5°C 
-1°C 
80 hours 
215 mm 
28 days 
poor 
6°C 
-1°C 
104 hours 
190 mm 
25 days 
poor 
Climate in Toyama

Average weather in Nanto

In January Nanto generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Nanto
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly snow/rainfall precipitationSnow/rainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
8°C 
-1°C 
227 mm 
27 days 
poor 
5°C 
-3°C 
218 mm 
28 days 
poor 
6°C 
-3°C 
189 mm 
25 days 
poor 
Climate in Nanto

Average weather in Uozu

In January Uozu generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Uozu
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 
2°C 
86 hours 
247 mm 
26 days 
poor 
5°C 
-1°C 
80 hours 
246 mm 
28 days 
poor 
5°C 
-1°C 
104 hours 
214 mm 
25 days 
poor 
Climate in Uozu

Average weather in Kurobe

In January Kurobe generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 5°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -0°C and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Kurobe
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 
3°C 
71 hours 
253 mm 
27 days 
poor 
5°C 
-0°C 
67 hours 
251 mm 
28 days 
poor 
5°C 
-0°C 
89 hours 
215 mm 
25 days 
poor 
Climate in Kurobe

Average weather in Takaoka

In January Takaoka generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 7°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -1°C and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Takaoka
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
10°C 
2°C 
46 hours 
196 mm 
27 days 
poor 
7°C 
-1°C 
43 hours 
184 mm 
28 days 
poor 
8°C 
-1°C 
71 hours 
158 mm 
25 days 
poor 
Climate in Takaoka

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Is January the best time to visit Toyama?

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

Generally speaking, May provides pleasant weather in Toyama. The weather in January, February, March, July and December, on the other hand, tends to be poor.

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