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WEATHER VOCABULARY

DESCRIBE THE WEATHER

sunny
It is a sunny day
It's sunny
The sun is shining
Sun, Sunny, Sunshine
(the gassy star that warms the earth)

drizzling
It is drizzling
It's drizzly
It's a drizzly day
Drizzling (raining slightly)

windy
The windy is blowing
It's a windy day
It's windy

rain
The rain is falling
It is raining
It's rainy
It's a rainy day

hail
It is hailing
Hail (small pieces of ice that fall during a storm)

It's pouring
It is pouring
The rain is pouring down

It's snowing
It is snowing
The snow is falling
It's a snowy day
It's snowy

thunder
It is thundering
Thunder, Thunderstorm
(the crashing of clouds (often followed by a strike of lightning and heavy rain))

It's sweltering
It's sweltering
It's a sweltering day

freeze
It is a freezing day
It's freezing

warm
It is a warm day
It's warm

cold
It is a cold day
It's cold
Freezing cold
(common expression used to describe a very cold day)

cloudy
It is a cloudy day
It's cloudy
Cloud (water in the sky that appears as a white or grey mass)

clear
It is a clear day
It's clear
Clear (when the sky is blue because no clouds are blocking the sun)

stormy
It is a stormy day
It's stormy

mistyy
It is a misty day
It's a misty

foggy
It is a foggy day
It's foggy
Fog, Foggy
(thick water vapour that blocks one's vision )

breezy
It is a breezy day
It's breezy
Breezy (light wind)

showery
It is a showery day
It's showery

frostyy
It is a frosty day
It's frosty
Frost (ice crystals on a frozen surface)

icy
It is an icy day
It's icy
Icy (slippery because of ice)

 dry
Dry

wet
It is a wet day
It's wet

cloud
Cloud (water in the sky that appears as a white or grey mass)

     

some WEATHER words

sunny, sunshine, the sun, warm
Sunshine (the gassy star that warms the earth)

lightning
Lightning (electric flash caused by two clouds hitting)

puddles
Puddles
(collection of rain water)

raindrops
Raindrops

hailstones
Hailstones

snowflakes
Snowflakes

weather forecast
Weather forecast

flood
Flood
(overflow of rain water)

drought
Drought
(a long period with no rainfall)

tidalwave
Tidalwave

tornado, twister
Tornado
Twister

hurricane, typhoon, cyclone
Hurricane (a tropical storm with very strong wind and rain)
Typhoon (violently spinning windstorm)
Cyclone (violently spinning windstorm)

 hot, scorching, sweltering, a scorcher
Hot
Scorching (extremely hot temperature/a very hot day)
A scorcher

wet, miserable, damp
Wet
Miserable
Damp

warm, mild, fine, dry
Warm
Mild
Fine
Dry

dull, grey
Dull
Grey

cool, refreshing
Cool
Refreshing
Cool (temperature in between warm and cold)

cold, chilly
Cold
Chilly
Cold spell
(a period of colder than average weather)

radar
Radar

rainbow
Rainbow (a band of colours found in the sky after a rainfall)

dull, grey
Dull
Grey

avalanche
Avalanche

blizzard
Blizzard
(a storm with lots of snow and wind)

boiling hot
It's a boiling hot day

flurries
Flurries
(very light snowfall)

 Frostbite (a skin condition caused by over exposure to the cold (typically reddish skin with white spots)

snowstorm
Snowstorm (large amounts of wind and snow)

sunburn
Sunburn (painful red skin caused by being in the sun too long)

snowstorm
Snowstorm (large amounts of wind and snow)

snowstorm
Snowstorm (large amounts of wind and snow)

What's the weather like?
What's the weather doing?
is it raining where you are?
What's it like out? it's misetable out
how
's the weather? it's 10 below (- 10 degrees)

do you have rain? We haven't had a drop of rain for weeks

What's the temperature there? it's 20 degrees celcius

it's snowing here, What's it doing there? it's pouring outside (raining heavily)

beautiful day. we couldn't ask for a better day than this

What's the weather forecast? they're calling for blue skies all week

some WEATHER words are uncountable others not

a wisp of mist

a wisp of fog

a hailstone

a drop of rain
a raindrop
a snowflake a ray of sunshine
a gust of wind    

LEARN THESE EXPRESSIONS

BAD STORM

GALE

STORM

TO POUR WITH RAIN IT IS FINE IT IS OVERCAST
THE WEATHER IS BAD THE SKY IS CLOUDY SNOWMAN
LIGHTNING FLASH FORKED LIGHTNING BALL LIGHTNING
WEATHER VANE THERMOMETER RAINCOAT
UMBRELLA  
CLEAR
CLOUDY
COLD
STORMY
SUNNY
WARM
WINDY
COOL
FOGGY
HOT
HUMID
RAINY
SNOWY
THE SUN IS SHINING TODAY
IT IS
SUNNY TODAY
THE EARTH NEEDS THE
SUN
THE WEATHER IS GREAT TODAY. IT IS NICE AND HOT
THE WIND IS BLOWING TODAY
IT WILL BE
WINDY TOMORROW
THE STRONG
WIND WILL COME FROM THE SOUTH
IT WILL
SNOW TOMORROW
THE WEATHER WILL BE
SNOWY NEXT WEEK
THE
SNOW WILL COME FROM THE NORTH
THE TEMPERATURE WILL BE VERY
COLD. - 5 BELOW FREEZING
IT IS
RAINING HARD TODAY
IT WILL
RAIN TOMORROW
IT WILL PROBABLY BE
RAINY FOR THE WHOLE DAY TOMORROW
I HOPE IT WILL NOT BE
CLOUDY TOMORROW
LOOK AT THAT
CLOUD

QUIZ

Choose a letter from each box to create a word then check the answer.

  1. cei

  2. fgo

  3. rdy

  4. dinw

  5. ahil

  6. nosw

  7. ainr

  8. cdlo

  9. nnsuy

  10. forst


WEATHER RHYMES

Whether the weather be fine,

Or whether the weather be not,

Whether the weather be cold,

Or whether the weather be hot,

We'll weather the weather,

Whatever the weather,

Whether we like it or not.


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