Kanuma, Tochigi

Kanuma (鹿沼市, Kanuma-shi) is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 August 2020[update], the city had an estimated population of 94,926 in 36,795 households,[1] and a population density of 190 persons per km². The total area of the town is 490.64 km2 (189.44 sq mi).

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City in Kantō, Japan
Kanuma

鹿沼市

Kanuma City Hall

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Location of Kanuma in Tochigi Prefecture

Kanuma
 
Coordinates:

36°34′1.5″N139°44′42.2″E

Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tochigi
Area

  Total 490.64 km2 (189.44 sq mi)
Population

 (August 2020)
  Total 94,926
  Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
– Tree Cryptomeria
– Flower Satsuki azalea
Phone number 0289-64-2111
Address 1688-1 Imamiyachō, Kanuma-shi, Tochigi-ken 322-0068
Website Official website
Imamiya Shrine Festival

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Kanuma is located in central Tochigi Prefecture. The cities is located in the northern part of the Kanto region. The western half of the city area is occupied by the Ashio Mountains, and the eastern half by a diluvial plateau called Kanuma Plateau. The city is bordered by the prefectural capital of Utsunomiya to the east.

Tochigi Prefecture

Gunma Prefecture

Kanuma has a Humid continental climate (Köppen Cfa) characterized by warm summers and cold winters with heavy snowfall. The average annual temperature in Kanuma is 12.9 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1501 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 25.3 °C, and lowest in January, at around 1.4 °C.[2]

Climate data for Kanuma(1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
21.2
(70.2)
26.2
(79.2)
29.5
(85.1)
34.0
(93.2)
37.0
(98.6)
36.3
(97.3)
36.5
(97.7)
35.6
(96.1)
31.4
(88.5)
24.0
(75.2)
23.2
(73.8)
37.0
(98.6)
Average high °C (°F) 7.7
(45.9)
8.4
(47.1)
11.8
(53.2)
17.7
(63.9)
21.8
(71.2)
24.5
(76.1)
27.9
(82.2)
29.6
(85.3)
25.7
(78.3)
20.5
(68.9)
15.2
(59.4)
10.4
(50.7)
18.4
(65.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.3
(34.3)
2.0
(35.6)
5.5
(41.9)
11.3
(52.3)
16.2
(61.2)
19.8
(67.6)
23.2
(73.8)
24.5
(76.1)
20.7
(69.3)
14.9
(58.8)
8.8
(47.8)
3.6
(38.5)
12.6
(54.7)
Average low °C (°F) −3.9
(25.0)
−3.3
(26.1)
−0.3
(31.5)
5.2
(41.4)
11.1
(52.0)
15.8
(60.4)
19.6
(67.3)
20.8
(69.4)
17.0
(62.6)
10.4
(50.7)
3.8
(38.8)
−1.4
(29.5)
7.9
(46.2)
Record low °C (°F) −10.9
(12.4)
−11.3
(11.7)
−9.3
(15.3)
−4.7
(23.5)
1.0
(33.8)
7.8
(46.0)
11.4
(52.5)
12.2
(54.0)
5.5
(41.9)
0.1
(32.2)
−4.3
(24.3)
−9.1
(15.6)
−11.3
(11.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 36.8
(1.45)
43.7
(1.72)
91.1
(3.59)
129.2
(5.09)
151.2
(5.95)
190.6
(7.50)
227.7
(8.96)
249.7
(9.83)
234.9
(9.25)
154.9
(6.10)
75.6
(2.98)
33.6
(1.32)
1,618.8
(63.73)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 4.0 5.4 9.5 11.0 12.5 14.9 16.3 13.4 13.9 10.1 6.8 3.5 121.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 194.5 180.6 183.3 179.8 163.1 113.2 115.4 141.0 116.3 140.0 162.4 189.0 1,877.8
Source 1: 理科年表
Source 2: Japan Meteorological Agency (averages:1981-2010、peaks:1888-present)[3][4]

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