Common Words Describe Weather

Common Words Describe Weather

Common Words Describe Weather

Common Words Describe Weather

        Talking about weather, there are many words can be used to show about the condition of our environment. And be sure that we know about them. For this we want to share some Common Words Describe Weather. They can be noun, verb, adjective or others. (also read : Indonesian Translation of Color)

Below are some Common Words Describe Weather

Noun words to describe weather


“We expect rain later.”

We can also say “light rain”, “heavy rain”, or “showers” (rain that only lasts for a few minutes.)


“The weather forecast says there’ll be sunshine later.” (Also read : Twilight Beautiful Night)


“I don’t like driving in fog.”


“There’s often some mist in the early morning.”


“Be careful of the ice on the roads.”


We had lots of snow last winter.


There are different types of clouds, such as rain clouds, snow clouds and storm clouds. (Also read other article at : Soal Kata Tanya Bahasa Inggris)

Floods = When there’s too much rain and the fields or roads are covered in water.

” Last winter there were lots of floods.”

The adjective of floods is “flooded”

“All the roads are flooded.”

The verb of floods is “to flood”

“The river flooded twice last year.”

Storm = when you get heavy rain and strong winds, and maybe also thunder (noise) and lightning (electricity).

Verb words to describe weather


“It’s raining again.”

“It always rains in summer here””

(“rainy” is also an adjective: “It’s a rainy day.”)


“It’s snowing hard. Let’s go and build a snowman!”

“It usually snows in the winter here.”

Adjective words to describe weather

Sunny (when there’s a lot of sunshine)

“It’s sunny today.


“I like hot weather.”


“We have cold winters in the UK.”

Mild = when the weather isn’t cold.

“Spring is usually a mild season.”

Fine = a word to mean “nice” when we describe the weather.

“It will be a fine, sunny day.”

Windy = when there’s a lot of wind.

“Be careful when you go out. It’s very windy.”

Wet = when it rains a lot.

“The roads are wet. Take care.”

Dry = when there’s no rain.

“It’s going to be a long, dry summer.”


“Today will be cloudy.”

Overcast = when the sky is completely grey.

“It’s overcast and depressing today.”

Misty = when there is low cloud in the morning.

“It’s quite misty this morning.”

Foggy = when you can’t see in front of you because there is low clouds.

“It’s foggy today in the mountains.”

Frosty = when it freezes overnight and the grass, etc. is icy and white.

“It’s going to be frosty tomorrow morning.”

Icy = when it freezes and water turns to ice.

“Road conditions are icy this morning.”


“You can expect stormy weather in winter.”

Other words to describe weather

Strong wind = when there is a lot of force or power in the wind

Cold snap = when it is cold for a period of time

Dry spell = when it is dry for a period of time

Sunny spell = when it is sunny for a period of time

Partly cloudy = when there is both cloud and sunshine

A heatwave = when it is hotter than usual, for a long period of time

High temperatures (rising temperatures) = when it is hot

Low temperatures (falling temperatures) = when it is cold

Above freezing = when the temperature is above 0C

below freezing = when the temperature is below 0C. We also say “minus”.

For example -5C is “minus five”.

        That’s all about some Common Words Describe Weather we can share. We hope the post about Common Words Describe Weather above can increase our vocabulary related to the weather. (also read : Asking and Response for the Date)

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