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Overview of Toyama
“Snowy industrial paradise.”
At the northern end of the Japanese Alps on the Sea of Japan lies the highly industrialized prefecture of Toyama. Toyama is very popular during the winter especially Gokayama village and its traditional houses designed to endure the harsh snow of the region. It is the starting point of the very popular snowy attraction of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route with its stunning, breathtaking views of the Japanese Alps.
Climate in Toyama
Annual temperature is roughly between 2°C (36°F) and 27°C (80°F). December expects the highest precipitation (about 330mm) while January is the snowiest month (about 120cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 26°C or 79°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 2°C or 36°F). Great care must be taken against heavy snows during winter.
You can get more climate information with the following charts created by processing the weather observation data for the past 10 years. Please note that this is not a weather forecast. For more information about the data please read this page.
Weather SummaryOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly TemperatureOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Wind SpeedOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Sunshine DurationOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Aug10-year average.
Monthly Weather10-year average
Monthly Precipitation and Temperature10-year average
Monthly Wind Speed10-year average
The following clothes are recommended for visiting Toyama in the 2nd week of Aug.