Gifu, Japan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Gifu, Japan? If you're planning to go to Gifu, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Gifu, Japan

Based on the climate and weather in Gifu, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Gifu, Japan by month

January

January is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

February

February in Gifu can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

March

March in Gifu can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Umbrella

April

April in Gifu is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

May

If you vacation in Gifu during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

June

Traveling to Gifu in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

July

In July, Gifu can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Gifu, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

August

August in Gifu can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September for Gifu is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

October

October in Gifu is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

November

November in Gifu is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Socks

December

If you vacation in Gifu during December, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Gifu, Japan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gifu, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Gifu
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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