Important Posts

Talk About Weather and Seasons in English

Weather and Seasons

Weather and seasons vocabulary are phrases that you can practice daily and are very useful. Worth the time to learn to talk about them.


Talk about weather and seasons

Here are the most common English phrases for ritual adverbs that will enrich your weather and seasons vocabulary and make you sound like a native speaker.

Generally speaking, the seasons can be divided like this:

  • Spring — March to May
  • Summer — June to August
  • Autumn — September to November
  • Winter — December to February

Winter is cold, summer is warm and sometimes hot.

In spring, there is a lot of rain and in autumn it rapidly starts to get cold.

But of course, each country and place have their own defined seasons. You need to think carefully about what these are and speak about weather and seasons accordingly.


How to ask about weather and seasons


It’s a good idea to look at some of the questions we might be asked when talking about any particular weather and seasons.

Some questions you might hear or say:

  1. How is spring in Japan?
  2. [Awful] weather, isn’t it?
  3. Are there any special festivals or days in this season?
  4. How does Helen feel about spring?
  5. How is it outside?
  6. How is summer in Japan?
  7. How is winter in Japan?
  8. How’s the weather outside?
  9. How’s the weather?
  10. Is it hot or cold?
  11. Is it raining outside?
  12. Is it sunny, should I take sunglasses?
  13. Is summer in the UK the same?
  14. Should I take my umbrella?
  15. What a [beautiful] day!
  16. What can people do in this season?
  17. What can you see in this season?
  18. What clothes should you not wear in this season?
  19. What clothes should you wear in this season?
  20. What do you like to do in this season?
  21. What does Takashi like to do in the summer?
  22. What food do people eat in this season?
  23. What is autumn like in Japan?
  24. What is the weather like in this season?
  25. What is your favourite season?
  26. What’s it like out there?
  27. What’s it like outside?
  28. What’s the temperature like (out there)?
  29. What’s the temperature?
  30. What’s the weather expected to be tomorrow?
  31. What’s the weather forecast?
  32. What’s the weather like?
  33. Why is it Takashi’s favorite season?

Spring vocabulary


Spring is definitely welcome by all. It’s when everything reawakens after a cold winter. The ice melts, the flowers start to bloom, and the trees come alive. 

Many people take this opportunity to spring clean after a winter spent indoors, throwing open their windows and doors for a bit of cool fresh air.

1. Bloom: When plants and flowers start to flourish.

    • The tulips are always the first spring flowers to bloom.

    2. Blossom: A flower or a mass of flowers, especially on a tree or bush.

      • Tiny white blossoms.

      3. Breeze: A gentle wind.

      • There is a fresh breeze this afternoon, a relief from the howling winter winds.

      4. Bright: Sunnier and lighter.

      • Since the clocks have been turned back the days are so bright, it’s lovely!

      5. Butterfly: A nectar-feeding insect with two pairs of large, typically brightly colored wings that are covered with microscopic scales.

      • Love is like a butterfly. it goes where it pleases and it pleases where it goes.

      6. Drizzle: Light rain.

      • Some days there is a light drizzle, but you don’t need an umbrella.

      7. Fresh: Not hot but not cold.

      • It’s a perfect day for a walk outside, the air is so fresh.

      8. Puddles: When water pools after rain.

      • After heavy rains the park is full of kids jumping in the puddles.

      9. Mushroom: A fungal growth that typically takes the form of a domed cap on a stalk.

      • We ate mushroom until we came to the Mekong.

      10. Rain: Moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops.

      • Rain comes after sunshine, and after a dark cloud, a clear sky.

      11. Grass: Vegetation consisting of typically short plants with long.

      • Not let the grass grow under one’s feet.

      12. Thaw: When the warm sun begins to melt the ice of winter.

      • My favorite season is spring when everything outside begins to thaw and comes to life again.

      Summer vocabulary

      In the summer, people take advantage of any days where the weather is hot and sunny. We might have hot days where the sun is out and the sky is blue.

      Then comes summer: the temperature increases, the sun becomes brighter and the days become lazy and long. 


      1. Air conditioner: A system or process for controlling the temperature, humidity, and sometimes the purity of the air in an interior.

      • Take good care of your new air conditioner to extend its life as long as possible.

      2. Boiling / scorching: Very hot

      • Today is a scorcher, it’s boiling! We need to swim.

      3. Blue skies: Clear skies that are a feature of summer days

      • I woke up this morning to blue skies, what a perfect day.

      4. Beach: A pebbly or sandy shore

      • Fabulous sandy beaches.

      5. Camp: A place with temporary accommodations of huts, tents, or other structures.

      • The enemy camp.

      6. Heatwave: Unusually hot weather

      • I wish I wasn’t stuck in the office during the heatwave, I want to be enjoying the outdoors.

      7. In the shade: Find refuge under the cool trees away from the sun

      • It’s too hot today, let’s a find a spot to sit in the shade.

      8. Not a cloud in the sky: A perfectly blue sky

      • It definitely won’t rain today, there is not a cloud in the sky.

      9. Flowers: The seed-bearing part of a plant.

      • She took the flowers and put them into a vase.

      10. Stay out of the sun: Too hot to be in direct sunlight.

      • Try to stay out of the sun at midday when it’s the strongest.

      11. Sun-kissed: The look of spending time in the sun.

      • I love to tan on holiday and come back looking sun-kissed.

      12. Heat: The quality of being hot; high temperature.

      • It is sensitive to both heat and cold.

      13. Humidity / muggy: Marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere.

      • A hot and humid day

      Autumn vocabulary

      In the autumn, the days begin to get shorter and cooler. Students go back to school and university. Jumpers and jerseys come out, meals get warmer and leaves turn yellow and red. 


      1. Abundant: Existing or available in large quantities; plentiful.

      • The riverbanks were abundant in wild plants.

      2. Autumnal: Occurring in autumn.

      • Chilly autumnal weather.

      3. Bundle up: Layer up your clothing to keep warm.

      • It’s forecast to be cold tomorrow so make sure you bundle up.

      4. Breezy: Pleasantly windy.

      • It was a bright, breezy day

      5. Crisp: Cool and fresh.

      • Who doesn’t love a bright crisp autumn day.

      6. Foggy: A thick cloud that restricts visibility.

      • It was difficult to see far this morning as it was so foggy.

      7. Getting colder: Warm weather is turning cooler.

      • I can feel the evening are getting colder.

      8. Hibernate: (of an animal or plant) spend the winter in a dormant state.

      • Some species hibernate in tree roosts.

      9. Muddy: Covered in mud.

      • It’s been raining a lot; the park is too muddy to walk in.

      10. Rustle of leaves: The sound of dry leaves.

      • The leaves rustled in a gust of wind.

      11. Scarf: A length or square of fabric worn around the neck or head.

      • She tucked her woolly scarf around her neck

      Winter vocabulary

      Winter is cold, dark evenings and snowy days are frequent, and people spend most of their time indoors shielded from the harsh elements outside. The days are very short and dark and everyone has to wear their winter woollies.


      1. Blizzard: A severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility.

      • A blizzard of legal forms.

      2. Blustery: (of weather or a period of time) characterized by strong winds.

      • A gusty, blustery day.

      3. Below zero / bitter cold: Freezing cold

      • I heard this weekend is going to be bitterly cold, I think it's better we stay indoors.

      4. Blanket: A large piece of woolen or similar material used as a bed covering or other covering for warmth.

      • I slept on the ground covered by my blanket.

      5. Cap: A kind of soft, flat hat, typically with a visor.

      • A man wearing a raincoat and a flat cap.

      6. Cold front: Particularly gloomy weather approaching.

      • Oh no! A cold front is coming next week, it’s going to be freezing.

      7. Howling winds: Strong winds.

      • The sound of the howling winds woke me up in the middle of the night.

      8. Icy: Very cold.

      • The wind this evening feels so icy cold.

      9. Chills: An unpleasant feeling of coldness in the atmosphere, one's surroundings, or the body.

      • There was a chill in the air.

      10. Coat: An outer garment worn outdoors, having sleeves and typically extending below the hips.

      • A winter coat.

      11. Cold: A low temperature, especially in the atmosphere; cold weather; a cold environment.

      • My teeth chattered with the cold.

      12. In the dead of winter: In the middle of the season when it's very cold.

      • We’ve decided to escape the dead of winter and travel to a sunny destination.

      13. Flu: Short for influenza.

      • I had a bad case of the flu.

      14. Fog: A thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface which obscures or restricts visibility.

      • The collision occurred in thick fog.

      15. Overcast: Clouds covering a large part of the sky.

      • The sky was leaden with overcast.

      16. Toasty: Warm and cosy

      • Tonight, I’m spending a toasty evening in front of the television.

      17. Winter blues: Feeling gloomy during the season

      • The long dark nights give me the winter blues.


      No comments
      Post a Comment

        Reading Mode :
        Font Size
        lines height