Humanities › Languages Learn Japanese Weather Vocabulary Share Flipboard Email Print Photo by Glenn Waters in Japan/Getty Images Languages Japanese Vocabulary Basics History & Culture Grammar English as a Second Language Spanish French German Italian Mandarin Russian English Grammar View More by Namiko Abe Namiko Abe is a Japanese language teacher and translator, as well as a Japanese calligraphy expert. She has been a freelance writer for nearly 20 years. Updated October 23, 2017 Whether you planning a trip to Japan or conversing in Japanese class, rain or shine, you'll need to learn how to talk about the weather. Click the links to hear the pronunciation for each weather-related Japanese vocabulary word or phrase. Japanese Weather Vocabulary Weather tenki 天気 Climate kikou 気候 Temperature ondo 温度 Sunny hare 晴れ Cloudy kumori くもり Rain ame 雨 Snow yuki 雪 Thunder kaminari 雷 Storm arashi 嵐 Fog kiri 霧 Useful Expressions Related to the Weather How is the weather?Tenki wa dou desu ka.天気はどうですか。 The weather is nice.Yoi tenki desu.よい天気です。 It's sunny.Harete imasu.晴れています。 It's cloudy.Kumotte imasu.曇っています。 It's raining.Ame ga futte imasu.雨が降っています。 It's snowing.Yuki ga futte imasu.雪が降っています。 It's hot.Atsui desu.暑いです。 It's humid.Mushiatsui desu.蒸し暑いです。 It's cold.Samui desu.寒いです。 It's warm.Atatakai desu.暖かいです。 It's cool.Suzushii desu.涼しいです。 It's windyKaze ga tsuyoi desu.風が強いです。 Continue Reading Japanese Vocabulary: Frequently Asked Questions How to Talk About Your Family in Japanese Useful Japanese Expressions Japanese Vocabulary: Shopping and Prices Japanese for Travelers: Getting Around Japanese Tanabata Festival of the Stars Learn Basic Japanese Needed for Ordering at a Restaurant Use These Useful Expressions When Shopping in Japan How Sentence Ending Particles Express Emotions in Japanese Do You Know the Many Usages of "O" and "No" in Japanese? Learn About Japanese Adjectives Japanese Greetings and Parting Phrases How to Use Japanese to Say "Want" or "Desire" Umi no mizu wa naze karai - Learn from a Story Ari no mama de - The Japanese version of "Let It Go" Learning About the Japanese Particle for "To"