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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:  747.60 square kilometers (10th largest Japanese city in area)
 
Population of 345,668 (August 2015)
   177,194 households
      Population density (persons/km squared):  470.8
 
Lowest recorded temperature--January 1902 was -41.0 C (-41.8 F)
Highest recorded temperature--August 1989 was 36 C (96.8 F)
 
In 2010:
  highest temperature was 33.9 C (93 F)
  lowest temperature was -18.9 C (-2 F)
  average 7.8 C (45 F)
  average humidity:  75%
  snowfall for 2010:  773 cm (304 inches or 25 1/4 feet)
  deepest snowfall 2010:   67 cm  (26.4 inches)
  rainfall:  1032.5 mm (40.6 inches)

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)