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Hida weather in January (Gifu, Japan)

Curious about the January weather in Hida? This guide provides all the details you need.

In January, Hida typically experiences very low temperatures and heavy snow/rainfall. January is a winter month. Daytime temperatures hover around 2°C, while nights can cool down to about -7°C. Typically, it's the chilliest month of the year. Ensure you're prepared by packing appropriate winter gear.

Hida in January usually receives heavy snow/rainfall, averaging around 173 mm for the month. Snow/rain is expected on roughly 27 days.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Hida. May typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, July, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Hida climate page with graphs.


Hida, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -7°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 2°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 90%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 173 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 27 days  

Where to go in Japan in January

Find out more about the weather in Japan in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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