Meaning

Primary

Temperature

Alternative

Air Temperature

Word Type

noun

Explanation

The energy of the warmth will cause the temperature to go up and down. Energy goes up? Higher temperature because of more movement and activity. Energy goes down? Well, temperature gets colder and slower.

Reading

きおん
Kyoko
(Tokyo accent, female)
Kenichi
(Tokyo accent, male)

Explanation

This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.

Context

Patterns of Use

  • 〜気温
  • 気温が〜

Common Word Combinations

  • 最低気温
    lowest temperature
    室内気温
    indoor temperature
    最高気温
    maximum temperature
  • 気温が下がる
    a drop in temperature
    気温が上がる
    the temperature increases
    気温が高い
    high temperature

Context Sentences

気温が急に下がった。

The temperature fell suddenly.

今日の最高気温は四十度です。

Today's highest temperature will be 40 degrees.

朝ばんの気温のさがはげしいんです。

There is a large temperature gap between morning and night.

Kanji Composition