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Zao (volcano)
Weather Forecast, Japan

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Zao (volcano) Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sat night, light winds from the SSW by Mon night).

(Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 2mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Tue morning, min -2°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Tue morning, near gales from the WNW by Wed morning).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
Wind km/h
25 WSW25
70 WSW70
70 WNW70
55 WNW55
30 WNW30
10 W10
20 W20
25 W25
15 WSW15
15 SW15
10 W10
25 WSW25
55 WNW55
55 WNW55
35 WNW35
30 W30
20 W20
15 SW15
clear snow shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear clear clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light rain some clouds some clouds some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
High °C
4 2 -2 -4 -2 -1 2 2 5 7 7 7 5 2 0 -1 0 0
Low °C
3 -1 -5 -5 -4 -1 0 2 3 6 6 6 5 1 -2 -2 0 -2
Chill °C
-2 -6 -12 -12 -7 -5 -3 -3 3 5 5 3 -2 -6 -8 -7 -5 -4
Freezing level m
1750 1300 500 400 500 0 1100 1500 2100 2400 2400 2250 2300 1300 800 750 1000 850
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-1-3-8-8-5-2-2033331-3-5-6-5-542-2-4-2-1225777520-100
Sunrise
6:46 - - 6:46 - - 6:47 - - 6:48 - - 6:48 - - 6:48 - -
Sunset
- 4:17 - - 4:19 - - 4:19 - - 4:19 - - 4:20 - - 4:20 -

Zao (volcano) Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Zao (volcano) is: A dusting of new snowFreeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Mon night, min -5°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (gales from the WNW on Sat night, light winds from the SSW by Mon night).

Zao (volcano) Weather (Days 3-6):

Light rain (total 2mm) at first, then becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Thu nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 7°C on Tue morning, min -2°C on Wed night)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Tue morning, near gales from the WNW by Wed morning).

This table gives the weather forecast for Zao (volcano) at the specific elevation of 1000 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Zao (volcano). To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Japan.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Yamagata
14 km WNW
153m alt.
1 hour ago
-0.9° C
-
6
Light winds from the S
(6 kph at 190).
Zao
20 km E
112m alt.
1 hour ago
-1.9° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at NNW).
Kaminoyama-nakayama
21 km WSW
270m alt.
1 hour ago
° C
Dry
Shiroishi
21 km SE
86m alt.
1 hour ago
0.5° C
Dry
11
Light winds from the WSW
(11 kph at WSW).
Nikkawa
24 km NE
265m alt.
1 hour ago
-3.8° C
Dry
3
Calm
(3 kph at W).

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Zao (volcano) and within an acceptable time window.