Zao (volcano)
Weather Forecast, Japan

 

Days 0-3 Zao (volcano) Weather Summary:

Mild at first with light rain (total 9mm) on Wed night followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed afternoon, min -6°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (gales from the WSW on Wed afternoon, light winds from the SSE by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Zao (volcano) Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat morning, min -5°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSW on Sat morning, stormy winds from the W by Mon afternoon).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
clear
rain showers
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
Wind km/h
60 WNW60
55 WSW55
30 WNW30
40 WNW40
55 WNW55
55 WNW55
25 WNW25
20 WNW20
20 SSE20
10 SSW10
15 ESE15
10 SSE10
25 SE25
20 W20
15 SSW15
30 W30
65 W65
80 WNW80
clear rain shwrs light snow some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds mod. snow light snow light snow mod. snow light snow light snow snow shwrs snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
- 2 7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 4 - - - - - 8 1 4 6 5 3 2 1 - 2
High °C
1 4 4 -3 -4 -6 -2 -1 -2 0 0 -1 -1 -1 -1 0 -1 -3
Low °C
-1 4 -2 -3 -5 -6 -4 -1 -3 -1 0 -2 -1 -1 -2 0 -3 -5
Chill °C
-7 -3 -3 -11 -14 -17 -8 -6 -6 -3 -4 -6 -7 -6 -6 -6 -11 -14
Freezing level m
850 1500 1300 650 600 200 550 900 450 850 1050 600 750 850 700 950 850 500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-5-2-2-8-10-10-8-7-5-5-4-5-6-6-6-6-7-9144-3-4-6-2-1-200-1-1-1-10-1-3
Sunrise
5:31 - - 5:30 - - 5:28 - - 5:26 - - 5:26 - - 5:24 - -
Sunset
- 5:54 - - 5:55 - - 5:57 - - 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 -

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
Zao
20 km E
112m alt.
1 hour ago
10.7° C
Dry
19
Light winds from the W
(19 kph at W).
Shiroishi
21 km SE
86m alt.
1 hour ago
10.3° C
Dry
47
Strong winds from the W
(47 kph at W).
Kaminoyama-nakayama
21 km WSW
270m alt.
1 hour ago
Dry
(- kph at W)
Nikkawa
24 km NE
265m alt.
1 hour ago
8.4° C
Dry
35
Fresh winds from the W
(35 kph at W).
Takahata
27 km SSW
220m alt.
1 hour ago
7.8° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
12
Light winds from the WNW
(12 kph at WNW).

* 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.