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Overview of Gifu
“Snowy mountainous paradise.”
The mountainous prefecture of Gifu is located in the center of Japan. It is home to the quaint little towns of Takayama and Shirakawa-go located near the Japanese Alps. Traditional architecture in these towns combine beauty with durability to withstand the heavy snow the prefecture can get during the winter. Popular attractions include Gifu Castle and Park and the Gifu Daibutsu, a 13.6m tall image of Buddha housed in Shohoji Temple.
Climate in Gifu
Annual temperature is roughly between 4°C (39°F) and 28°C (83°F). July expects the highest precipitation (about 270mm) while January is the snowiest month (about 10cm). July to September are the hottest months (about 27°C or 81°F), and January, February and December are the coldest months (about 4°C or 39°F).
You can get more climate information with the following charts created by processing the weather observation data for the past 10 years. Please note that this is not a weather forecast. For more information about the data please read this page.
Weather SummaryOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly TemperatureOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Wind SpeedOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Hourly Sunshine DurationOf the 2nd week of Aug, 10-year average
Top 10 Fine Weather Days of Aug10-year average.
Monthly Weather10-year average
Monthly Precipitation and Temperature10-year average
Monthly Wind Speed10-year average
The following clothes are recommended for visiting Gifu in the 2nd week of Aug.