December weather forecast and climate
Akita, Japan

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Akita, is still a cold month, with average temperature varying between 1.7°C (35.1°F) and 5°C (41°F).

Temperature

In December, the average high-temperature decreases, from a cool 11°C (51.8°F) in November, to a cold 5°C (41°F). The average low-temperature, in Akita, is 1.7°C (35.1°F).

Humidity

In Akita, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

December is the month with the most rainfall in Akita. Rain falls for 15.9 days and accumulates 137mm (5.39") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, November and December. In December, it is snowing for 13.5 days. Throughout December, 199mm (7.83") of snow is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 66.2 snowfall days, and 833mm (32.8") of snow is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Akita, the average water temperature is 13.3°C (55.9°F).
Note: Swimming in 13.3°C (55.9°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

The month with the shortest days is December, with an average of 9.4h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Akita, Japan, the average sunshine is 2.1h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Akita are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In December, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in December in Akita?

In December, the average relative humidity is 78%.

What is the rainiest month in Akita?

The month with the most rainfall is December when the rain falls for 15.9 days and typically aggregates up to 137mm (5.39") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in December in Akita?

In Akita, Japan, in December, during 15.9 rainfall days, 137mm (5.39") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How much does it snow in Akita in December?

In December, it is snowing for 13.5 days. Throughout December, 199mm (7.83") of snow is accumulated.

How cold is the water in December in Akita?

In Akita, Japan, in December, the average water temperature is 13.3°C (55.9°F). Swimming in 13.3°C (55.9°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

What is the month with the shortest days in Akita?

December has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 9.4h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Akita have in December?

In Akita, Japan, the average length of the day in December is 9.4h.

How long on average sun shines in December in Akita?

In Akita, the average sunshine in December is 2.1h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Akita?

Months with the lowest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

How high is the UV index in December in Akita?

In Akita, the average daily maximum UV index in December is 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in December
Akita, Japan

Average temperature in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average high temperature in December: 5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (1.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in December: 1.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-1.8°C).

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Average pressure in December
Akita, Japan

Average pressure in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average pressure in December: 1015.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1018.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1008.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in December
Akita, Japan

Average wind speed in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average wind speed in December: 23.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (23.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (11.2km/h).

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Average humidity in December
Akita, Japan

Average humidity in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average humidity in December: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (85%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and October (74%).

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Average rainfall in December
Akita, Japan

Average rainfall in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average rainfall in December: 137mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (137mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (56mm).

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Average rainfall days in December
Akita, Japan

Average rainfall days in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average rainfall days in December: 15.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in December
Akita, Japan

Average snowfall in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average snowfall in December: 199mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (259mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in December
Akita, Japan

Average snowfall days in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average snowfall days in December: 13.5 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (20.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in December
Akita, Japan

Average sea temperature in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average sea temperature in December: 13.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (25.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (9°C).

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Average daylight in December /
Average sunshine in December
Akita, Japan

Average daylight in December / Average sunshine in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average daylight in December: 9.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in December: 2.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1.4h).

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Average sunshine days in December
Akita, Japan

Average sunshine days in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average sunshine days in December: 2.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (14.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (1.4 days).

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Average UV index in December
Akita, Japan

Average UV index in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average UV index in December: 1

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in December
Akita, Japan

Average cloud cover in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average cloud cover in December: 78

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 86).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in December
Akita, Japan

Average visibility in December - Akita, Japan
  • Average visibility in December: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are September and October (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (7km).

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