Weather in Japan in December 2016

Check the weather in Japan in December before you book your next holiday. Long-term weather averages give the best indication of the weather in December 2016 and include figures for temperature, sunshine and rainfall for Japan.

The December weather guide for Japan shown below is for Tokyo.

Weather in Japan in December

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  • 12°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Japan (Tokyo)12
    12°C max day temperature
  • 6 hours of sunshine per day (57% of daylight hours) in December in Japan6
    6 hours of sunshine per day
  • 9 days with some rainfall in December in Japan (Tokyo)9
    9 days with some rainfall
  • 3°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Japan (Tokyo)3
    3°C min night temperature
  • 10 hours of daylight per day in December in Japan (Tokyo)10
    10 hours of daylight per day
  • No heat & humidity in December in Japan (Tokyo)0
    No heat & humidity
  • 44 mm monthly rainfall in December in Japan (Tokyo)44
    44 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in December in Japan (Tokyo)2
    2 (Low) UV index
  • 17°C sea temperature in December in Japan (Tokyo)17
    17°C sea temperature

The average maximum daytime temperature in Japan in December is a cool 12°C (54°F). There are usually 6 hours of bright sunshine each day, which represents 57% of the 10 hours of daylight. The average sea temperature in and around Japan in December is 17°C (63°F).

Expect 44mm (1.7 inches) of rainfall across the whole of December with 9 days with some rain falling. Maximum UV levels will be low (2 UV index) at midday when the skies are clear. The average night-time temperature is usually a cold 3°C (37°F). The weather in Japan in December is represented by Tokyo.

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Japan sunrise & sunset times for December 2016

Browse the sunrise & sunset times for Japan in December 2016. Select a month to view Japan sunrise & sunset times for the next twelve months. The Japan sunrise & sunset times shown below are for Tokyo.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Thursday, 1st December 2016 06:32 16:28
Friday, 2nd December 2016 06:33 16:28
Saturday, 3rd December 2016 06:34 16:27
Sunday, 4th December 2016 06:35 16:27
Monday, 5th December 2016 06:36 16:27
Tuesday, 6th December 2016 06:36 16:27
Wednesday, 7th December 2016 06:37 16:27
Thursday, 8th December 2016 06:38 16:27
Friday, 9th December 2016 06:39 16:28
Saturday, 10th December 2016 06:40 16:28
Sunday, 11th December 2016 06:40 16:28
Monday, 12th December 2016 06:41 16:28
Tuesday, 13th December 2016 06:42 16:28
Wednesday, 14th December 2016 06:43 16:29
Thursday, 15th December 2016 06:43 16:29
Friday, 16th December 2016 06:44 16:29
Saturday, 17th December 2016 06:45 16:30
Sunday, 18th December 2016 06:45 16:30
Monday, 19th December 2016 06:46 16:30
Tuesday, 20th December 2016 06:46 16:31
Wednesday, 21st December 2016 06:47 16:31
Thursday, 22nd December 2016 06:47 16:32
Friday, 23rd December 2016 06:48 16:32
Saturday, 24th December 2016 06:48 16:33
Sunday, 25th December 2016 06:49 16:34
Monday, 26th December 2016 06:49 16:34
Tuesday, 27th December 2016 06:49 16:35
Wednesday, 28th December 2016 06:50 16:35
Thursday, 29th December 2016 06:50 16:36
Friday, 30th December 2016 06:50 16:37
Saturday, 31st December 2016 06:50 16:38
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