What is the weather?/Quel temps fait-il?

Below you will find words and phrases related to weather.

General terms

sun

nm soleil [sɔlɛj]

cloud

nm nuage [nyaʒ]

rain

to rain

nf pluie [plɥi]

v pleuvoir [pløvwaʀ]

storm

nm orage [ɔʀaʒ]

fog

nm brouillard [bʀujaʀ]

hot

adv chaud [ʃo] *

cold

adv froid [fʀwɑ] *

chilly

adv frais [fʀɛ] *

wind

nm vent [vɑ̃]

snow

to snow

nf neige [nɛʒ]

v neiger [nɛʒe]

nice

adv beau [bo] *

bad

adv mauvais [mɔvɛ] *

weather forecast

nf météo [meteo]

*functions as an adverb in the context of weather but can also fuction as an adjective or noun (masculine).

Phrases

It is nice

Il fait beau

It is sunny

Il fait du soleil

It is hot

Il fait chaud

It is cold

Il fait froid

It is chilly

Il fait frais

It is windy

Il fait du vent

It is bad out

Il fait mauvais

It is cloudy

Le temps est nuageux

Il y a des nuages

It is overcast

Il fait sombre

It is raining

Il pleut

It is foggy

Il y a du brouillard

Il fait du brouillard

It is snowing

Il neige

It is stormy

Il y a de l’orage

Le temps est orageux

 

Natural disastors/Catastrophes naturelles

Earthquake

nm tremblement de terre

Hurricane

nm ouragon [uʀagɑ̃]

Tornado

nf tornade [tɔʀnad]

Tsunami

nm tsunami

Enjoy!