Nature & Weather in Japanese

Many activities rely on the weather. To understand the local Japanese weather report, we have put together a list of Japanese weather and nature vocabularies for you. For even more Japanese vocabularies, take a look at our learning resources for Japanese at the end of the page.
Weather in Japanese
Elements in Japanese
Plants in Japanese
Earth in Japanese
Universe in Japanese

Weather in Japanese

rain雨 (ame)
snow雪 (yuki)
ice氷 (kōri)
wind風 (kaze)
storm嵐 (arashi)
cloud雲 (kumo)
thunderstorm雷雨 (raiu)
sunshine日光 (nikkō)
hurricaneハリケーン (harikēn)
typhoon台風 (taifū)
temperature気温 (kion)
fog霧 (kiri)
flood洪水 (kōzui)
tornado竜巻 (tatsumaki)

Elements in Japanese

fire火 (hi)
water水 (mizu)
soil土 (tsuchi)
ash灰 (hai)
sand砂 (suna)
coal石炭 (sekitan)
diamondダイヤモンド (daiyamondo)
lava溶岩 (yōgan)
granite花崗岩 (kakō gan)
clay粘土 (nendo)

Plants in Japanese

flower花 (hana)
grass草 (kusa)
stalk茎 (kuki)
blossom花 (hana)
seed種 (tane)
tree木 (ki)
trunk幹 (miki)
root根 (ne)
leaf葉 (ha)
branch枝 (eda)

Earth in Japanese

equator赤道 (sekidō)
sea海 (umi)
island島 (shima)
mountain山 (yama)
river川 (kawa)
forest森 (mori)
desert砂漠 (sabaku)
lake湖 (mizuumi)
volcano火山 (kazan)
cave洞窟 (dōkutsu)
pole極 (kyoku)
ocean海洋 (kaiyō)

Universe in Japanese

planet惑星 (wakusei)
star星 (hoshi)
sun太陽 (taiyō)
earth地球 (chikyū)
moon月 (tsuki)
Mercury水星 (Sui sei)
Venus金星 (Kin sei)
Mars火星 (Ka sei)
Jupiter木星 (Moku sei)
Saturn土星 (Do sei)
Neptune海王星 (Kaiō sei)
Uranus天王星 (Tennō sei)
Pluto冥王星 (Meiō sei)
asteroid小惑星 (shō wakusei)
galaxy銀河 (ginga)

Weather in Japanese

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