Zao (volcano)
Weather Forecast, Japan

 

Days 0-3 Zao (volcano) Weather Summary:

Some drizzle, heaviest during Wed morning. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Tue morning, min 3°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Zao (volcano) Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 30mm), heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Fri morning, min 1°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the NW on Sat afternoon, calm by Sun afternoon).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
heavy rain
light rain
thunderstorm
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
15 WSW15
15 SW15
0 WSW0
15 WNW15
20 WNW20
15 SW15
15 SW15
0 WNW0
15 SSE15
20 SSE20
5 SE5
5 NNE5
15 NW15
30 NW30
30 NW30
25 NW25
10 NW10
5 SW5
some clouds some clouds some clouds rain shwrs some clouds some clouds some clouds clear some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs heavy rain light rain risk tstorm clear clear some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - 1 - - - - - 1 2 22 2 3 - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
6 6 5 3 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 1 2 3 3
Low °C
5 6 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 2 1 2 3 3
Chill °C
3 3 4 -1 0 -1 -1 4 1 0 3 -1 -1 -3 -5 -3 0 3
Freezing level m
2750 2700 2700 2450 2500 2450 2450 2600 2600 2550 2600 2400 2300 2300 2100 2250 2550 2450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
66534334444333123312131091079108998995997
Sunrise
5:47 - - 5:48 - - 5:48 - - 5:50 - - 5:50 - - 5:52 - -
Sunset
- 5:00 - - 4:58 - - 4:57 - - 4:55 - - 4:53 - - 4:52 -

Issued local time.

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.
50 minutes ago
16.4° C
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 30).
Zao
20 km E
112m alt.
2 hours ago
16.5° C
Dry
5
Calm
(5 kph at S).
Shiroishi
21 km SE
86m alt.
2 hours ago
15.7° C
partially cloudy
Dry and part cloudy.
1
Calm
(1 kph at WSW).
Kaminoyama-nakayama
21 km WSW
270m alt.
2 hours ago
Dry
(- kph at SSE)
Nikkawa
24 km NE
265m alt.
2 hours ago
17.0° C
Dry
7
Light winds from the SE
(7 kph at S).

* 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.