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– Lat/Long: 38.15° N 140.45° E

Zao (volcano)
Weather Forecast, Japan

Issued: 2pm Wed 20 Jan Local Time
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Zao (volcano) Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Thu afternoon, min -10°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Fri morning, light winds from the WSW by Sat morning).

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -9°C on Sun afternoon). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat afternoon, near gales from the NW by Mon afternoon).

Wed
20
Thursday
21
Friday
22
Saturday
23
Sunday
24
Monday
25
Tue
26
PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
moderate snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
55 WNW55
40 W40
55 W55
55 W55
60 W60
75 W75
70 WNW70
50 WNW50
20 W20
15 SW15
20 SE20
40 E40
40 ENE40
30 NNW30
45 NNW45
55 NW55
25 NW25
25 SW25
some clouds clear clear clear some clouds snow shwrs some clouds clear clear some clouds mod. snow mod. snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear clear clear clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - 1 - - - - 8 10 8 1 - - - -
High °C
-9 -5 -3 -2 -2 -3 -4 -4 -4 -4 -6 -7 -8 -6 -6 -5 -2 -1
Low °C
-10 -7 -4 -3 -3 -3 -4 -4 -4 -5 -8 -8 -9 -8 -6 -6 -3 -1
Chill °C
-20 -15 -12 -11 -12 -14 -15 -14 -10 -9 -12 -18 -18 -16 -16 -15 -7 -7
Freezing level m
0 0 0 1150 1050 1250 1050 550 0 500 200 0 300 0 400 750 0 1300
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
-9-5-3-2-2-3-4-4-4-4-6-7-8-6-6-5-2-1-7-501110-1-1-1-3-4-4-3-2-2-12
Sunrise
- - 6:50 - - 6:50 - - 6:48 - - 6:48 - - 6:48 - - 6:48
Sunset
4:46 - - 4:47 - - 4:49 - - 4:50 - - 4:51 - - 4:52 - -

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

The weather forecast for Zao (volcano) is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Thu afternoon, min -10°C on Wed afternoon)Winds decreasing (gales from the W on Fri morning, light winds from the WSW by Sat morning).

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

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat nightTemperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -9°C on Sun afternoon)Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Sat afternoon, near gales from the NW by Mon afternoon).

This table gives the weather forecast for Zao (volcano) at the specific elevation of 1841 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
2.2° C
clear
Clear skies.
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 360).
40 km
Zao
20 km E
112m alt.
1 hour ago
3.2° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the N
(7 kph at N).
Shiroishi
21 km SE
86m alt.
1 hour ago
2.0° C
Dry
17
Light winds from the WSW
(17 kph at WSW).
Kaminoyama-nakayama
21 km WSW
270m alt.
1 hour ago
° C
Dry
( kph at W)
Nikkawa
24 km NE
265m alt.
1 hour ago
0.0° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
12
Light winds from the W
(12 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.