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Kanazawa Climate & Temperature

  • Kanazawa, Japan is at 3635'N, 13638'E, 34 m (111 ft). See map.
  • Kanazawa has a humid subtropical climate that is mild with no dry season, constantly moist (year-round rainfall). Summers are hot and muggy with thunderstorms. Winters are mild with precipitation from mid-latitude cyclones. Seasonality is moderate. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cfa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kanazawa is situated in or near the warm temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 14.1 degrees Celsius (57.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.7 °C (42.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Kanazawa Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 7.5°C (45.4°F) on average falling to 1°C (33.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.7°C (62.1°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 7.2°C (44.9°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 28.6°C (83.5°F) and average low temperatures are 20.4°C (68.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 21°C (69.7°F) during the day and lows of 12.6°C (54.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 2592.4 mm (102.1 inches) which is equivalent to 2592.4 Litres/m (63.59 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kanazawa you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Sta. Vit. Palmar, Brazil where you would find a Humid subtropical climate (Warm temperate moist forest biome).

Kanazawa Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 6 (43) 7 (44) 11 (51) 17 (63) 22 (72) 25 (77) 29 (85) 31 (88) 27 (80) 21 (70) 15 (60) 10 (50) 18 (65)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (37) 3 (37) 6 (43) 12 (54) 17 (63) 21 (69) 25 (77) 27 (80) 22 (72) 16 (61) 11 (51) 6 (43) 14 (57)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (32) 0 (32) 2 (36) 7 (45) 12 (54) 17 (63) 22 (71) 23 (73) 19 (65) 12 (54) 7 (45) 3 (37) 10 (51)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 293 (12) 195 (8) 157 (6) 148 (6) 150 (6) 207 (8) 251 (10) 171 (7) 248 (10) 203 (8) 265 (10) 305 (12) 2592 (102)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 9h 57' 10h 47' 11h 54' 13h 06' 14h 06' 14h 36' 14h 23' 13h 31' 12h 22' 11h 11' 10h 11' 9h 42' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 33.4 42.7 53.5 65.2 73.5 76.8 73.9 65.6 54.2 42.7 33.5 30 53.7

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