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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.

You can read more about Toyama, its local attractions and must-see places as well as some navigational guides in Japan National Tourism Organization's Web Site.

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.

You can use the clock icon in each chart to select the week or day to display the data for.

Weather Summary

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Temperature

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Wind Speed

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Hourly Sunshine Duration

Of the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average

Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Aug

10-year average.

Monthly Weather

10-year average

Monthly Precipitation and Temperature

10-year average

Monthly Wind Speed

10-year average

Recommended Clothing

The following clothes are recommended for visiting Toyama in the 2nd week of Aug.