Zao (volcano)
Weather Forecast, Japan

 

Days 0-3 Zao (volcano) Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed morning, min -5°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, gales from the W by Wed afternoon).

Days 3-6 Zao (volcano) Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun afternoon, min -6°C on Fri afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the WNW on Fri afternoon, light winds from the WSW by Sat night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
heavy snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
35 WNW35
15 WNW15
15 SSE15
20 WSW20
70 W70
65 WNW65
40 WNW40
30 W30
30 W30
40 WNW40
45 WNW45
40 WNW40
35 WNW35
30 WNW30
15 W15
15 WSW15
15 SW15
30 W30
some clouds some clouds heavy snow light snow some clouds clear some clouds some clouds mod. snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear some clouds some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 11 3 - - - - 6 2 1 2 1 1 - - - -
High °C
-3 -2 0 2 0 -3 -3 -3 -3 -4 -5 -6 -4 -4 -3 1 2 1
Low °C
-4 -2 -2 1 -2 -5 -4 -3 -4 -5 -6 -6 -5 -5 -5 -1 2 1
Chill °C
-9 -7 -5 -5 -9 -13 -11 -10 -8 -13 -14 -16 -12 -12 -8 -3 -2 -5
Freezing level m
450 700 500 1300 1050 400 450 650 500 450 300 0 350 500 0 700 1500 1300
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-8-6-2-2-5-9-9-8-8-11-12-11-10-9-6-3-2-3-3-2020-3-3-3-3-4-5-6-4-4-3121
Sunrise
6:43 - - 6:43 - - 6:45 - - 6:46 - - 6:46 - - 6:47 - -
Sunset
- 4:17 - - 4:17 - - 4:17 - - 4:17 - - 4:19 - - 4:19 -

Issued local time.

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
-2.4° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 140).
Zao
20 km E
112m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.4° C
Dry
1
Calm
(1 kph at NW).
Shiroishi
21 km SE
86m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.7° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at S).
Kaminoyama-nakayama
21 km WSW
270m alt.
1 hour ago
Dry
(- kph at E)
Nikkawa
24 km NE
265m alt.
1 hour ago
-4.0° C
Dry
1
Calm
(1 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.