The Japanese word for winter is fuyu and winter season is fuyudzuki. Find a list of more winter-related words in the following section.
Interesting facts about winter in Japan
The winter season in Japan lasts from December until May and the severity of the winter depends on in which part of the country you are in. For example, the southernmost prefecture, Okinawa, experiences the warmest temperatures while Hokkaido, the northernmost prefecture, has the coldest winter temperatures in the country.