Zao (volcano)
Weather Forecast, Japan

 

Days 0-3 Zao (volcano) Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Wed morning, min -9°C on Wed night). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the WNW on Wed night, moderate winds from the WSW by Fri night).

Days 3-6 Zao (volcano) Weather Summary:

Mostly dry. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Sun night, min -11°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the NW on Sat morning, severe gales from the W by Mon night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
cloudy
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
80 W80
75 W75
85 W85
60 NW60
50 WNW50
55 WNW55
45 W45
30 W30
25 SW25
30 NW30
45 NW45
55 NW55
40 NW40
30 WNW30
60 W60
70 W70
65 W65
70 WNW70
some clouds cloudy snow shwrs clear clear clear clear clear some clouds cloudy some clouds clear clear clear clear some clouds some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
-1 -3 -6 -6 -6 -7 -6 -5 -4 -7 -9 -9 -6 -3 -2 -3 -4 -6
Low °C
-2 -4 -9 -7 -6 -7 -7 -5 -6 -8 -10 -11 -7 -5 -2 -4 -4 -8
Chill °C
-11 -14 -19 -17 -16 -18 -15 -13 -11 -16 -20 -20 -14 -11 -11 -14 -15 -18
Freezing level m
1350 1250 700 900 850 450 700 1000 850 600 600 150 600 1100 1500 1250 1250 500
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-1-3-6-6-6-7-6-5-4-7-9-9-6-3-2-3-4-6320-1-1-3-10-1-3-4-5-11122-1
Sunrise
6:22 - - 6:20 - - 6:20 - - 6:18 - - 6:18 - - 6:16 - -
Sunset
- 5:21 - - 5:22 - - 5:22 - - 5:23 - - 5:24 - - 5:25 -

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.
1 hour ago
3.5° C
moderate rain
Rain
2
Calm
(2 kph at 130).
3.0 km
Zao
20 km E
112m alt.
1 hour ago
4.8° C
Dry
4
Calm
(4 kph at N).
Shiroishi
21 km SE
86m alt.
1 hour ago
4.4° C
Dry
10
Light winds from the NNE
(10 kph at NNE).
Kaminoyama-nakayama
21 km WSW
270m alt.
1 hour ago
° C
Dry
( kph at WNW)
Nikkawa
24 km NE
265m alt.
1 hour ago
0.8° C
Dry
3
Calm
(3 kph at ENE).

* 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.