wenn (es regnet):
when, if (it rains)
als (ich jung war):
when (I was young)
Als is used to refer to a one-off event (usually in the past). Otherwise, you use wenn.
Wenn es regnet, fahre ich mit dem Bus.
When it rains, I take the bus.
Als ich jung war, spielte ich Klavier.
When I was young, I played the piano.
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