Gifu weather in January

Considering a trip to Gifu this January and wondering about the expected weather conditions? Find all the crucial information you need right here, addressing your question:

What is the weather like in Gifu in January?

Gifu is a region in Japan. January in Gifu generally has temperatures that range from very cold to cold, with precipitation levels ranging from moderate to heavy. The month of January is in the winter season.

During the day temperatures vary from very cold in Hida at 2°C to cold in Kakamigahara at 10°C. At night it cools down to 0°C in Kakamigahara and -7°C in Hida. On average, January is the coldest month of the year in Gifu. So be prepared and make sure to pack winter cloths.

In January, precipitation varies across different areas. From moderate rainfall in Kakamigahara with an average of 74 mm to heavy rainfall in Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama with 216 mm.

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Gifu in January, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Gifu climate page.

Where to go in Gifu in January

Find the average weather conditions in January for the most popular destinations in Gifu on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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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).

Popular destinations in Gifu

What is the weather like in January for the 5 most popular destinations in Gifu?

Average weather in Takayama

In January Takayama generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 2°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -7°C and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Takayama
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
5°C 
-4°C 
147 mm 
24 days 
poor 
2°C 
-7°C 
143 mm 
26 days 
poor 
3°C 
-6°C 
143 mm 
23 days 
poor 
Climate in Takayama

Average weather in Gero

In January Gero generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 4°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -5°C and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Gero
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
7°C 
-2°C 
115 mm 
21 days 
poor 
4°C 
-5°C 
108 mm 
23 days 
poor 
5°C 
-5°C 
123 mm 
20 days 
poor 
Climate in Gero

Average weather in Gifu

In January Gifu generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 9°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 0°C and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Gifu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
12°C 
2°C 
172 hours 
85 mm 
17 days 
9°C 
0°C 
170 hours 
80 mm 
19 days 
poor 
10°C 
0°C 
170 hours 
96 mm 
18 days 
poor 
Climate in Gifu

Average weather in Gujo

In January Gujo generally has low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 6°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -3°C and high monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Gujo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
9°C 
-0°C 
172 hours 
121 mm 
21 days 
poor 
6°C 
-3°C 
170 hours 
111 mm 
23 days 
poor 
7°C 
-3°C 
170 hours 
123 mm 
21 days 
poor 
Climate in Gujo

Average weather in Hida

In January Hida generally has very low temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 2°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around -7°C and heavy monthly snow/rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Hida
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly snow/rainfall Snow/rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
5°C 
-4°C 
175 mm 
25 days 
poor 
2°C 
-7°C 
173 mm 
27 days 
poor 
3°C 
-6°C 
165 mm 
24 days 
poor 
Climate in Hida

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Is January the best time to visit Gifu?

In our view, January might not be the best time to travel to Gifu with often poor weather in Takayama.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in May and August offering mostly tolerable weather in Takayama. The weather in January, February, March, July, November and December, on the other hand, tends to be poor.

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