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Let's talk about the weather.

The Weather

Verbs | Adjectives | General Descriptions | Other Things | What to say

Learn to talk about the weather (requires Real Player).

Using verbs to describe the weather

sunny
The sun is shining
drizzle
It's drizzling
windy
The wind is blowing
rainy
It's raining (The rain is falling.)
hail
It's hailing
pouring
It's pouring (The rain is pouring down.)
snowy
It's snowing (The snow is falling.)
storm
It's thundering

Using adjectives to describe the weather

scorching
Sweltering = It's sweltering. or It's a sweltering day.
freezing
Freezing = It's freezing. or It's a freezing day.
warm
Warm = It's warn. or It's a warm day.
cold
Cold = It's cold. or It's a cold day.
sunny
Sunny = It's sunny. or It's a sunny day.
cloudy

Cloudy = It's cloudy. or It's a cloudy day.

clear
Clear = It's clear. or It's a clear day.
storm
Stormy = It's stormy. or It's a stormy day.
mist
Misty = It's misty. or It's a misty day.
foggy
Foggy = It's foggy. or It's a foggy day.
breezy
Breezy = It's breezy. or It's a breezy day
windy
Windy = It's windy. or It's a windy day.
showery
Showery = It's showery. or It's a showery day.
rainy
Rainy = It's rainy. or It's a rainy day.
jack frost

Frosty = It's frosty. or It's a frosty day.

snowy
Snowy = It's snowy. or It's a snowy day.
icy
Icy = It's icy. or It's an icy day.
drizzle
Drizzly = It's drizzly. or It's a drizzly day.
sunshine
. Dry = It's dry. or It's a dry day.
wet
Wet = It's wet. or It's a wet day.

Other things associated with the weather

sunshine
sunshine
lightning
lightning
puddle
puddles
raindrop
raindrops
hail
hailstones
snowflake
snowflakes
jack frost
frost
forecast
The weather forecast
flood
flood
drought
drought
tidal wave
tidalwave
tornado
tornado / twister
hurricane
Atlantic / Eastern Pacific = a hurricane
Northwest Pacific = a typhoon
Rest of the world = a cyclone
hurrican

Describing the weather generally

scorching hot, scorching rainy wet, miserable, damp
sunny warm, mild, fine, dry
mist dull, grey
clear cool, refreshing cold cold, chilly

What to say

How to ask about the weather.
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A lot of nouns about the weather are uncountable, so we have to create or add a counting word:-
Fog / Mist A wisp of mist / fog.
Hail A hailstone
Rain

A drop of rain / A raindrop

Snow A snowflake
Sunshine A ray of sunshine
Wind A gust of wind

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