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List of Gods   : "weather"

NameOriginDescription
God name "ADAD (wind)" Mesopotamian / Babylonian - Akkadian weather god. His father is the supreme sky god ANU. He is described as a benevolent giver of life in the fields but is also a more violent storm god. His name in Akkadian cuneiform means “wind.” His animal is the bull. In human form he is depicted wearing horned headdress and tiered skirt or robe decorated with astral symbolism. He may carry a scimitar embellished with a single panther head and his symbol is the lightning fork often fixed upon a pair of pincers....
Ghost name "Aatxe" Basque A Basque ghost. He is a cave-dwelling divinity who adopts the form of a young red bull, but sometimes in the shape of a man. At night, more so in stormy weather, he arises from the hollow which is his lair, also known as Euskal Herria. He attacks criminals and other mean people. He also protects people by making them stay home when danger is near.
Spirit name "Acacila" Aymara Indian / Peru / Bolivia—Titicaca Basin Animistic spirit. One of a group of vaguely defined beings who control the weather, including Rain, hail and frost....
Spirit name "Adekagagwaa" Iroquois spirit of summer who rests during the Winter in the south. He governs all the weather spirits, and each of the spirits of the seasons. Iroquois
God name "Alignak" Inuit A lunar deity and god of weather, water, tides, eclipses and earthquakes. Inuit
God name "Ambisagrus aka Bussumarus" Britain Originally from Gaul, where his Celtic identity was lost during the Roman takeover where he took all the characteristics of the Roman God Jupiter. weather deity who controlled the Rain, wind, hail and fog. Britain
Deity name "Ambisagrus/ Bussumarus" Britain The weather deity
God name "Amm" Pre - Islamic southern Arabian moon god. The tutelary deity of the Qataban tribe. Also revered as a weather god. Attributes include lightning bolts....
God name "Apiu" Etruscan weather god Etruscan
God name "Aplu" Etruscan weather god. No cult is identifiably addressed to this deity. He is depicted partly cloaked and wearing a laurel leaf, but otherwise naked. Attributes include a staff and laurel twig....
God name "Aquib" Roman weather god. God of the west winds....
Goddess name "Arinna" Hittite The "sun goddess of Arinna". As well as the weather God later associated with the Hurrian "Teshup", Arinna, the Sun goddess and their children are all deriviations from the former Hatti Pantheon. Hittite
Goddess name "Arinna (sun goddess)" Hittite / Hurrian Solar deity. May have taken androgynous form, but also identified as the consort of the weather god TESUB. Probably the head of the Hittite state pantheon. There is little detail because the religious center of Arinna is knownonly from texts. The Sun goddess was also perceived to be a paramount chthonic or earth goddess. She becomes largely syncretized with the Hurrian goddess HEBAT....
Goddess name "Asiaq" Inuit Goddess of weather. Inuit
God name "Barsamin" Armenia weather and sky god. Armenia
God name "Barsamin" Pre Christian Armenian weather or sky god. Probably derived from the Semitic god BAAL S AMIN....
Deities name "Dama" Huli Invisible deities which control the weather, attack people and cause illness, sterility or death. Huli
God name "Dolichenus" Western Semitic / Syrian weather god. Depicted bearded and standing upon a bull. Attributes include a double ax and lightning. He became syncretized with the Roman god JUPITER....
God name "Eacus" Roman / Iberia A weather god
God name "Eacus" Romano - Iberian weather god. Known from the area of Castille and syncretized with the local Roman deity Jupiter Solutorius....
God name "Enlil" Sumeria God of air and weather. One of four Sumerian creating gods. Sumeria
God name "Frey" Norse A god of Rain, weather, seafaring & war
Goddess name "Hadad" Western Semitic / Syrian / Phoenician weather god. Derived from the Akkadian deity ADAD. In texts found at the site of the ancient Canaanite capital of Ugarit [Ras Samra] , the name of Hadad apparently becomes a substitute for that of BAAL. His voice is described as roaring from the clouds and his weapon is the thunderbolt. His mother is the goddess ASERAH. During Hellenic times he was predominantly worshiped at Ptolemais and Hierapolis. His Syrian consort is ATARGATIS, who overshadowed him in local popularity at Hierapolis. Statues of the two deities were carried in procession to the sea twice yearly. According to the Jewish writer Josephus, Hadad also enjoyed a major cult following at Damascus in the eighth and ninth centuries BC. By the third century BC the Hadad-Atargatis cult had extended to Egypt, when he becomes identified as the god SUTEKH. In the Greek tradition his consort becomes HERA.See also ADAD....
Deities name "Hanui-o-Rangi (fatber of winds)" Polynesian God of winds and weather. He is the son of the sky god RANGINUI, who fathered him on one of his early consorts, Pokoharua, the sister of TANGAROA, the sea god. All the subsequent descendants of Hanui-o-Rangi are believed to rule over various aspects of the weather. Hanui thus fathered Tawhiri, the god of the northwest wind, whose son was Tiu. They control the fierce storms from the east. The children of Tiu include Hine-I-Tapapauta and Hine-Tu-Whenua, the deities overseeing the more gentle westerly winds. Hine-Tu-Whenua is the mother of Hakona-Tipu and Pua-I-Taha, controlling the southern and southwesterly gales....
God name "Hazzi" Hittite God invoked in a Hittite treaties who was a mountain and weather god Hittite / Hurrian
Goddess name "Hila" Eskimo God / goddess of the atmosphere and of the cold weather, storms, and drifts. Caribou Eskimo, Canada.
Goddess name "Horae" Greek Horai, originally the personifications or goddesses of the order of nature and of the seasons, but in later times they were regarded as the goddesses of order in general and of justice. In Homer, who neither mentions their parents nor their number, they are the Olympian divinities of the weather and the ministers of Zeus; and in this capacity they guard the doors of Olympus, and promote the fertility of the earth, by the various kinds of weather they send down. Greek
God name "Horagalles" Lappish weather god. The local embodiment of the Nordic (Icelandic) god THOR. Depicted as a bearded figure carrying a pair of hammers....
God name "Ilmarinen" Finnish A god of good weather & the wind, he is also a protective deity of travelers & for a lark he forged the Sun
God name "Ilyapa" Inca God of storms and weather Inca
God name "Immarinen" Pre - Christian Finnish sky god. A weather god who places the stars in the sky. Also a guardian deity of travelers and a smith-god who educated man in the use of iron and forging....
God name "Imra" Hindu / Kush The chief pre-Islamic god of the Hindukush Kafir people. He was worshipped as the god of creation. By his breath, Imra created other gods of Kafir pantheon. Frequent sacrifiices were made to Imra, sometimes for recovery from sickness, seasonable weather, or other material benefits, sometimes from motives of simple piety. Imra was more honored than the other gods at the religious dances. Hindu / Kush
God name "Imyapa" Inca / pre - Columbian South America / Peru, etc weather god. Also perceived as a thunder god, he became syncretized with Santiago, the patron saint of Spain. The Indians called Spanish firearms Ilyapa. Also Inti-Ilyapa; Coqi-Ilya; Illapa; Katoylla....
God name "In r" Kafir / Afghanistan Tutelary and weather god. The brother of GISH and father of DISANI and Pano. Probably derived from the more widely recognized Aryan god INDRA, Indr is known chiefly from the Waigal and Prasun areas of the southern Hindukush. It is generally assumed that he was ousted from major importance by the god IMRA. Indr is also a god of wine who owns substantial vineyards and is associated in south Nuristan with wine rituals (the annals of Alexander the Great suggest that he met with winedrinking “worshipers of DIONYSOSin the Hindukush). In the Ashkun region of southwestern Kafiristan, a famous vineyard near the village of Wamais is sacred to Indr. Also Inder....
Goddess name "Inara" Hittite / Hurrian Minor goddess. Daughter of the weather god TESUB. In the legendary battle with the dragon Illuyankas she assists her father to triumph over evil....
God name "Indr" Afghanistan Tutelary and weather god. Afghanistan
Goddess name "Julunggul" Australia A Rainbow snake goddess, who oversaw the maturing and initiation of boys into manhood. She was a fertility goddess, associated with rebirth and the weather. Australia
God name "Katoyalla aka Apu Illapu" Inca Katoyalla aka Apu Illapu, a very popular weather god. He was said to keep the milky Way in a jug and use it to create Rain. He appeared as a man in shining clothes, carrying a club and stones. Inca
Supreme god name "Latur Dano" Indonesia Counterpart of their supreme god which causes sickness, death and bad weather Indonesia / Nias Is.
Goddess name "Liluri" Western Semitic / Syrian mountain goddess. The consort of the weather god Manuzi, her sacred animal is the bull....
Demon name "MON (great god)" Kafir / Afghanistan—Hindukush warrior god and hero. Mon is a senior deity in the Kafir pantheon who challenges and defends mankind against demons and giants. He is the first offspring of the creator god Imra. He is also a weather god who controls clouds and mist. Mon is perceived as a deity of vast size and vigor who creates glaciers with his footprints. He is also a god of flowing water. Some legends place him as a creator of mankind and law-giver, but only mirroring the actions of the supreme creator IMRA. He appears as a mediator between heaven and earth....
God name "Manannan (Mac Lir)" Celtic / Irish / British Sea god. Extensively worshiped. From the name is derived the “Isle of Man” where, according to tradition, the god is buried. He rules the “Isle of the Blessed” and determines the weather at sea. Father of the Irish hero Mongan. Also Manawyddaw (Welsh)....
God name "Manannan Mac Lir" Ireland / Welsh / Scots The god of the sea. He is often seen as a psychopomp, whose responsibility is to escort newly-deceased souls to the afterlife, and considered to have strong connections to the Otherworld islands of the dead, the weather, and the mists between the worlds. Ireland / Welsh / Scots
Goddess name "Manuzi" Syria Goddess of mountains, part of the pair with the weather god Syria
Goddess name "Manuzi/ Liluri" Syria A mountain goddess, part of the pair with the weather god
God name "Meizabac (black powder maker)" Mayan / Mesoamerican / Mexico weather god. He sprinkles black dye on the clouds, which causes them to generate Rain. Believed to live on the edge of a lake. Also a fever god and a keeper of good souls. Also Metzabac....
God name "Menzabac" Mayan weather god who causes the Rain by sprinkling black dye on the clouds, he has a side line as a fever god and the keeper of good souls Mayan
God name "Munume" Bunyoro / Uganda, East Africa God of weather. Invoked during times of drought or deluge and propitiated by means of sacrifice, usually an ox from the tribal chief and sheep or fowl from the villagers. The blood is sprinkled on the floor of the sanctuary and the flesh is eaten at the door....
God name "Munume Bunyoro" Uganda The god weather
God name "Nanabozho" Ojibwa / Canada Heroic god. A god of hunters who directly influences the success or failure which determines whether individuals survive or perish. His brothers are the four winds which exert changes in the seasons and weather. Nanabozho gained control over them to ensure good hunting and fishing for the Ojibwa tribe....
"Ndo" China The omniscient supreme being whose name also means the sky, the firmament, the weather. The Miao, China
Spirit name "Negafok" Inuit Cold weather spirit who lowers the temperature in Winter. Inuit
God name "Ngai" Kikuyu / Masai / East Africa Creator god. The name given to a single god in the heavens, influenced by the spread of Christianity. He is also perceived as, and may have evolved from, a weather god whose presence is symbolized by lightning....
God name "Nong" Afghanistan God of Winter and cold weather who lives in a glacier, he does not like women Afghanistan
God name "Nong" Kafir / Afghanistan God of Winter and cold weather. Nong lives in a glacier. He cracks the ice and is seen in the melt water. He is perceived as a misogynist and depicted in a wooden effigy, though whether in human form is unclear. His cult center seems to have been the village of Zumu in the southern Hindukush. Also Zuzum....
God name "Nong/ Zuzum" Kafir / Afghanistan The god of Winter & cold weather that lives in a glacier, he does not like women
Goddess name "Pagoda" Slavic 'Giver of Favorable winds', a weather and Agriculture goddess. Cattle and sheep are sacrificed to her. Slavic
God name "Pariacaca" Inca weather god response will for Rain and thunder. Inca
God name "Pariacaca" Pre - Inca central Andean / South America weather god. The deity responsible for Rain and thunder, personified by the falcon....
God name "Qos" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian Local weather god. Apparently known as the deification of an outcrop of black basalt on the north side of the Wadi Hesa [near Kirbet Tannur]. Also a god of Rainbows. Depicted seated on a throne flanked by bulls. Attributes include a branched thunderbolt held in the left hand. A worshiper is seen offering him an eagle....
Goddess name "Quabso" Tanzania wind-rider, a goddess of the weather, health, fertility and Rain. Tanzania
God name "Quzah" Arabic God of storms, thunder, hailstorms, mountain and the weather. Arabic
God name "Quzah (archer)" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian mountain and weather god. Probably equating to QOS and worshiped by the Idumaean tribe to the south of Judea as a storm god. Also claimed to have been known near Mecca. Attributes include a bow which shoots arrows of hail....
God name "Raijin" Japan / Shinto The weather gods, inclusive
Deities name "Raijin" Shinto / Japan weather god(s). A generic title for a large group of deities controlling thunder, storms and Rain. Among the most significant is RYUJIN, the dragon god of thunder and Rain....
God name "Rimmon" Syrian Rammon, weather god. Syrian
God name "Rudra (howler)" Hindu / Vedic weather god. An early deity, largely superseded by SIVA, who controls the gales and storms. Often linked with the fire god AGNI and the Rain god INDRA. Generally a malignant god, Rudra lives in the mountains and is deemed to be either tall or dwarf, depending on the severity of the storm. He brings death and disease to man and domestic animals through his “thousand shafts,” and is considered to be highly unpredictable....
God name "Ryujin" Shinto / Japan dragon god. A deity controlling thunder and Rain and probably the most significant of the group of weather gods known as the RAIJIN. He is of Chinese origin and more Buddhist than Shinto. He does not appear in the sacred Shinto texts Kojiki or Nibongi, but enjoys shrines in many Shinto sanctuaries and is worshiped by farmers, particularly in times of drought. He lives in the sea, lakes and large ponds from which he ascends in mists and winds. He generates dark Rain clouds which then burst. His main festival takes place in June....
Goddess name "Sala" Akkadia wife of the weather god Adad and a goddess of war. Akkadia
Goddess name "Sao ch'ing Niang Niang" China Goddess of brooms and fair weather China
God name "Sarruma" Hittite / Hurrian God. Originally a Hurrian deity adopted by the Hittite state religion. The son of the weather god TESUB and his consort HEBAT. His sacred animal is a panther. Attribute: ax....
God name "Sharruma" Hurrian weather-god. Hurrian
Goddess name "Si" Chimu Indian / pre - Columbian / coastal regions of Peru moon god. The head of the pantheon and guardian of weather and of harvests. He is depicted subtended by a sickle moon, wearing a feathered crown and an armored projection on his back. May also be represented as a goddess....
God name "Sisyphos" Corinthian Sun god. Specifically the god of the faded Sun, probably equating to the Hittite weather god TESUB....
God name "So" Ewe / Hua / Togo and weather god
Deities name "So" Ewe / Hua / Togo / southeastern Ghana, West Africa weather god. An emanation of the combined personae of the deities SOGBLEN and SODZA....
God name "So Ewe" Togo And weather god Togo
God name "Sudrem" Afghanistan weather god created from the breath of the god Imra. Afghanistan
Supreme god name "Sudrem" Kafir / Afghanistan weather god. Little is known of this deity. He was created from the breath of the supreme god IMRA. Alternatively he sprang from a juniper branch. His wife is the goddess NangiWutr and he is the father of the major fertility goddess DISANI. He is depicted as a great golden buck with horns reaching to the sky. As a deity specifically concerned with Rain, he lives in a sacred lake, Sudrem Sur, at which all wild animals must drink once to survive. Also Sujum; Sudaram; Sataram....
God name "Sutekh" Hittite / Hurrian weather god. Of Hurrian origin, but incorporated into the Hittite state pantheon. Identified on the seal of a Hittite / Egyptian treaty between Hattusilis II and Rameses II in 1271 BC. Probably another name for the god TESUB....
God name "Sutekh/ Hurrian" Babylonia A weather god
God name "Tana'ao" Polynesian / Marquesas Islands weather and sea god. A local variation on the Polynesian god TANGAROA, known as a god of winds and a tutelary deity of fishermen....
God name "Tannus" Gaul Thunder and weather God. He was also God of the wheel fertility and the sky. Gaul
God name "Tarhunt" Anatolia weather god Hurrian / Anatolia
God name "Tarhunt" Hurrian / Anatolian weather god. Known from inscriptions as the father of TELEPINU....
God name "Taru" Hittite weather god Hittite / Hurrian
God name "Taru" Hittite / Hurrian weather god. Known from inscriptions and equating with ISIKUR. Probably of Hurrian origin.See also TARHUNT; TELEPINU....
Goddess name "Tasimmet" Hittite Goddess of weather and storms Hittite
God name "Tasmisu" Hittite / Hurrian Attendant god. The sibling of the weather god TESIUB....
God name "Tilla" Hittite / Hurrian Bull god. The attendant and vehicle of the weather god TESUB....
God name "Tlaloc" Aztec A god of Agriculture, lightning, Rain, weather, clouds, water, springs & mountains
God name "Tsehub" Hittite God of weather Hittite
God name "Ukko" Finnish God of Rain storms, thunder, weather and the sky. Finnish
Deities name "Vasu(s) (excellent)" Hindu / Vedic Generic title for a group of gods. Eight deities attendant on the Vedic weather god INDRA, comprising day, dawn, fire, moon, pole star, Sun, water and wind. Generally carrying a rosary and with a SAKTI....
God name "Wu" Ewe / Benin, West Africa Sea god. His priest, the Wu-no, invokes the god whenever the weather is too severe for the fishing boats to land. He is propitiated with offerings delivered from the shore and in past times was occasionally appeased with human sacrifice taken out to sea and thrown overboard....
God name "Yayutsi" Siberia After ascending through several heavens in visionary consciousness, the shaman converses with the creator god Yayutsi and also bows before the moon and Sun in turn. Finally, at the celestial abode of bai Ulgan, the shaman learns details of future weather patterns and the outcome of the harvest. The shaman then collapses in a state of ecstatic release. The Altai, Siberia
Goddess name "Yurlunggur" Australia A Rainbow snake goddess, who oversaw the maturing and initiation of boys into manhood. She was a fertility goddess, associated with rebirth and the weather. She is also known as Kalseru. Arnhem Land, Australia