The seasons in Kagawa: 2007 Archive

Let’s enjoy the winter warmly!
Hokkaido and other particularly cold regions build homes with various devices, such as double-paned windows, to keep cold out and warmth in. Some places are kept warm enough to walk around in your tee-shirt in the dead of winter! Shikoku, a region that stays comparatively warm, has colder houses in the winter. So how do people here warm up in this cold weather?

Winter in Japan : Most of the islands that make up the country of Japan fall in the temperate zone. Long, narrow mountain ranges in both the north and south mean that regions may have widely variant climate patterns. At no time of year is this more obvious than in winter.