Tsugawa, Niigata

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Tsugawa (津川町?, Tsugawa-machi) was a town located in Higashikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 5,000 and a density of 59.39 persons per km².[citation needed] The total area was 84.19 km².

On April 1, 2005, Tsugawa, along with the town of Kanose, and the villages of Kamikawa and Mikawa (all from Higashikanbara District) were merged to create the town of Aga.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tsugawa, Niigata (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 3.5
(38.3)
4.3
(39.7)
8.2
(46.8)
16.3
(61.3)
22.0
(71.6)
25.3
(77.5)
28.4
(83.1)
30.6
(87.1)
25.7
(78.3)
19.2
(66.6)
12.6
(54.7)
6.5
(43.7)
16.88
(62.39)
Daily mean °C (°F) 0.1
(32.2)
0.4
(32.7)
3.0
(37.4)
9.3
(48.7)
15.0
(59)
19.4
(66.9)
23.2
(73.8)
24.7
(76.5)
20.1
(68.2)
13.5
(56.3)
7.3
(45.1)
2.6
(36.7)
11.55
(52.79)
Average low °C (°F) −2.9
(26.8)
−3.2
(26.2)
−1.6
(29.1)
2.9
(37.2)
8.7
(47.7)
14.4
(57.9)
19.1
(66.4)
20.2
(68.4)
16.0
(60.8)
9.2
(48.6)
3.2
(37.8)
−0.5
(31.1)
7.13
(44.83)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 271.6
(10.693)
181.0
(7.126)
166.8
(6.567)
114.3
(4.5)
120.3
(4.736)
156.8
(6.173)
268.2
(10.559)
193.0
(7.598)
165.4
(6.512)
180.4
(7.102)
260.6
(10.26)
299.3
(11.783)
2,377.7
(93.609)
Average snowfall cm (inches) 274
(107.9)
215
(84.6)
115
(45.3)
14
(5.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
4
(1.6)
109
(42.9)
731
(287.8)
Source: Japan Meteorological Agency

Coordinates: 37°41′N 139°28′E / 37.683°N 139.467°E / 37.683; 139.467