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Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Snowfall records in Tokyo

The following shows snow records since 1946 in Tokyo, as of 2013. Year Number of snowy days Deepest record (cm) inch Deepest snow date mm/dd 1946 20 12 4.7 3/3 1947 17 17 6.7 2/15 1948 6 4 1.6 12/17 1949 8 4 1.6 3/14 1950 13 8 3.1 1/14 195…

Prediction about pollen dispersion of cedar and cypress in spring 2014 in Tokyo

Feb 1st updated Tokyo Metropolitan government announced this season's prediction about the pollen dispersion of cedar and cypress. Fortunately it is not going to be severe this year. Possible start date of pollen dispersion : Probably the …

Number of Typhoon Developments in Pacific Ocean,1951-2013

Every year 20-30 typhoons are generated in the northen Pacific Ocean. The following shows the number of typhoons which were generated during 1951-2013. The average number of typhoons is 26.2 in a year. Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug …

Coldest Temperature Record in Tokyo

The following table shows the record of the coldest temperature in Tokyo. The temperature has been recording since 1875. All coldest cases happened before World War II. Rank degrees C degrees F Date yyyy/m/dd 1 -9.2 15.44 (1876/ 1/13) 2 -9…

Duration of Sunshine in Tokyo (1989-2011)

The following shows statistics of sunshine in Tokyo. It includes the yearly average amount of clouds, duration of sunshine and percentage of sunshine. There is also monthly data in terms of 2011. Average amount of clouds Duration of sunshi…

Average Humidity in Tokyo 1989-2011

The following table shows the yearly average humidity in Tokyo (1989-2011). For 2011 you can see monthly data of the average humidity. Year Average humidity (%) Minimum humidity (%) Date of minimum humidity (mm/dd) 1989 64 16 4/13 1990 62 …

Tokyo is getting warmer slightly??? Average Temperature & Atmospheric Pressure in Tokyo, 1989-2011

The following table shows average temperature and sea level average atmospheric pressure in Tokyo, from 1989 to 2011. In terms of 2011, I added monthly data. Year Average atmospheric pressure (sea level) Average Temperature Average highs A…

Notable Earthquakes in November of 2013 in Japan

The list shows notable earthquakes in November of 2013 around Japan. No. 10 was the biggest, but it was not felt by human body in Japan. No tsunami was observed in November. There was no casualty fortunately. No. Date Earthquake center Ear…

Notable Earthquakes in October of 2013 in Japan

The list shows notable earthquakes in October of 2013 around Japan. At the earthquake on Oct 26th, tsunami was observed in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures. One person was injured by that earthquake. Date Earthquake center Earthquak…

When does Freezing start in Tokyo

The following list shows the first date of "frost, snow, freezing" and the last date of them in Tokyo. The date format is MM/DD. Last winter (2012-13) we had 5 snow falls. Usually we do not have snow covering here. Year First frost Last fr…

Notable Earthquakes in September of 2013 in Japan

Here is the list of notable earthquakes in September. Two persons got injured by the earthquake on September 20th. Except them there was no injured person reported. No. Date MM/DD Time Earthquake center Earthquake center Magnitude Max. of …

Top 10 Coldest Temperature Records in Japan

Here is the coldest temperature records in Japan as of 2013 Oct. Except Mt. Fuji, all of record spots are located in Hokkaido, the northernmost place in Japan. Rank Prefecture (region) Prefecture Spot Spot Temperature deg. C Date yyyy/mm/d…

Top 10 Highest Temperature Records in Japan

Here is the highest temperature records in Japan as of 2013 Oct. This year the hottest temperature was recorded. Rank Prefecture Pref. Spot Spot Temperature deg. C Date yyyy/mm/dd 1 Kochi 高知県 Ekawasaki 江川崎 41.0 2013/8/12 2 Saitama 埼…

Top 10 Hottest Temperature Records in October in Japan

This year, temperature is very hot in October. It recorded the hottest temperature this week. Please see the below records by Japan Meteorological Agency. The list shows the hottest temperature recorded ever in October in Japan. Rank Pref.…

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.