Learn Japanese Weather Vocabulary

Japanese Castle Bridge in Winter
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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
Snow yuki
Thunder kaminari
Storm arashi
Fog kiri

Useful Expressions Related to the Weather