Dean and Sue Zemke

Asahikawa, Hokkaido JAPAN

Asahikawa Facts

Facts about Asahikawa
 
Asahikawa is located at
    East Longitude 142 degrees 22 minutes 04 seconds
    North Latitude   43 degrees 46 minutes 07 seconds
 
Area:  747.66 square kilometers
 
Population of 340,182 (December 2017)
   178,587 households
      Population density (persons/km squared):  455
 
Lowest recorded temperature--January 1902 was -41.0 C (-41.8 F)
Highest recorded temperature--August 1989 was 36 C (96.8 F)
 
In 2014:
  highest temperature was 31.1 C (87.9 F)
  lowest temperature was -22 C (-7.6 F)
  average 7.9 C (46.2 F)
  average humidity:  76%
  deepest snowfall 2014:   51 cm  (26.4 inches)
  rainfall:  1005.5 mm (40.6 inches)
Snowfall for 2016-17:  584 cm (230 inches or 19.1 feet)

More information on Asahikawa (overview and statistics) can be found here.

City Symbols
  City tree:  Nanakamado (Rowan or Mountain Ash)
              
City flower:  Tsutsuji (Azalea)
             
City bird:  Kirenjaku (Waxwing)
                
City insect:  Kantan (Japanese Tree Cricket)