Yamanashi weather in December (Yamanashi, Japan)

Planning a trip to Yamanashi in December? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In December, Yamanashi generally has low temperatures and moderate snow/rainfall. December is a winter month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 7°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to -2°C.

Yamanashi in December usually receives moderate snow/rainfall, averaging around 67 mm (show in inches) for the month. It is the driest month of the year. For those who prefer outdoor activities, it's a great time to explore without the huge concern of sudden downpours. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 10 days of snow/rain are anticipated.

The city usually sees around 172 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Yamanashi. May typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, October and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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


Yamanashi, monthly averages in December

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature -2.4°C  
Max Temperature 7.1°C  
Chance of Rain 32%  
Precipitation 67 mm  
Rainy days 10 days  
Humidity 65%  
Sunshine 172 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

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 Yamanashi 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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