Weather in Japanese
How do you talk about the weather in Japanese? Whether you’re enjoying the sunshine, snow, or something in between, this free audio lesson will teach you tons of Japanese words you can use in conversation. Whether you’re traveling in Japan or heading somewhere closer to home with Japanese speakers, the Rocket Japanese team will teach you how to talk about the climate and the current weather conditions in Japanese.
We hope you don’t encounter any extreme weather, but to be on the safe side we’ll teach you some words for that too. It’s good to be prepared and know what to expect, so let’s get started!
Pronouncing the weather in Japanese
きょう の てんき よほう は なん です か
Kyō no tenki yohō wa nan desu ka?
What’s the weather forecast for today?
こんしゅう の てんき よほう は なん です か
Konshū no tenki yohō wa nan desu ka?
What’s the weather forecast for this week?
There are a lot of possible answers to that question. Here are the most common ones…
You can use the word “totemo” (very) for all of the above phrases to emphasize that it’s not just cold or warm, but very cold or very warm. For example:
When talking about rain you can use the following expressions …
For a farmer rain might be all he needs, whereas a soccer team might be hoping for a sunny day. Here are some more general answers.
If you are planning to travel to Japan during the winter time, you’ll definitely need to know the next two sentences. Let me assure you, there will be plenty of opportunities to use them.
Here are some more words that describe certain weather conditions…
That’s it for today’s lesson. I hope you enjoyed it.