English Vocabulary: 40 Weather and Seasons-Related Words

Exploring English Vocabulary: 40 Weather and Seasons-Related Words

Hello everyone! 🌦️

Ready to grow your English vocabulary?

Today, we’re exploring the interesting world of weather and seasons.

Whether you’re into studying weather, love nature, or just enjoy learning new words, this list is for you.

We’ve collected 40 words related to weather and seasons, along with their meanings, to help you talk about everything from a light rain to a blazing heatwave.

So, grab your umbrella or sunglasses, and let’s begin this language adventure!

Here’s a list of 40 weather and seasons-related words along with their meanings. I hope you find this helpful!

Weather and Seasons Vocabulary

Sunny 🌞
The sky is clear and the sun is shining brightly.

Rainy 🌧️
When droplets of water fall from the sky.

Cloudy ☁️
The sky is covered with clouds, but no rain is falling.

Windy 🌬️
When the air moves quickly across the ground.

Stormy ⛈️
Severe weather with strong winds, rain, thunder, or lightning.

Snowy ❄️
When snow falls from the sky and covers the ground.

Foggy 🌫️
When there are many small droplets of water in the air, making it hard to see.

Warm 🌡️
Comfortable heat, not too hot or too cold.

Cold ❄️
Low temperatures that make you want to bundle up.

Mild 🌤️
Gentle weather, not too hot or too cold.

Freezing 🥶
Extremely cold temperatures where water turns into ice.

Drizzle 🌦️
Light rain with very small drops.

Downpour 🌧️
Heavy rain that falls very quickly.

Hail 🌨️
Small balls of ice that fall from the sky during a storm.

Thunder ⚡
The loud sound that follows lightning in a storm.

Lightning 🌩️
Bright flashes of electricity in the sky during a storm.

Overcast ☁️
The sky is completely covered with clouds.

Breeze 🌬️
A gentle, light wind.

Gust 🌪️
A strong, brief burst of wind.

Humidity 💧
The amount of moisture or water vapor in the air.

Dew 🌿
Tiny droplets of water that form on cool surfaces in the morning.

Chilly 🧣
A bit cold but not freezing.

Heatwave 🌡️
A prolonged period of very hot weather.

Frost ❄️
Ice crystals that form on surfaces when the temperature drops.

Season 🌦️
A period of the year characterized by specific weather conditions (spring, summer, fall, winter).

Spring 🌸
The season between winter and summer with mild temperatures and blooming flowers.

Summer ☀️
The warmest season with long days and plenty of sunshine.

Autumn 🍂
The season after summer when leaves fall and temperatures start to drop.

Winter ❄️
The coldest season with shorter days and often snow or ice.

Equinox 🌞
When day and night are of equal length, happening in spring and autumn.

Solstice 🌞
The times of the year with the longest or shortest days (summer and winter solstices).

Temperate 🌤️
Moderate weather conditions without extreme temperatures.

Precipitation 🌧️
Any form of water that falls from the sky, including rain, snow, sleet, or hail.

Forecast 🌤️
A prediction of the weather conditions for the coming days.

Barometer 📉
A tool used to measure atmospheric pressure to predict weather changes.

Weather Front 🌩️
A boundary between two different air masses, which can lead to changing weather.

Cyclone 🌪️
A large system of winds rotating around a center of low pressure, bringing storms.

Tornado 🌪️
A rapidly rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground.

Flurry ❄️
Light, brief snowfall.

Sleet 🌨️
Ice pellets that fall during freezing rain conditions.

Here are some effective ways to remember new words:

Use the word in context: Write sentences using the new word.

Visualize: Create a mental image associated with the word.

Mnemonics: Use memory tricks like acronyms or rhymes.

Repetition: Review the word regularly over time.

Group words: Organize related words together.

Word association: Link the new word to one you already know.

Write it down: The act of writing helps reinforce memory.

Teach others: Explaining the word to someone else solidifies your understanding.

Use flashcards: Test yourself regularly.

Learn word roots, prefixes, and suffixes: Understanding word parts can help you guess meanings.

Use the word in conversation: Practical application aids retention.

Create a story: Weave new words into a memorable narrative.


Check out these awesome vocabulary books I recommend:


10 Minutes A Day Vocabulary, Ages 7-11 (Key Stage 2)

English Vocabulary In Use: Pre – Intermediate And Intermediate With CD

Word Power Made Easy By Norman Lewis 

Oxford Pocket English Dictionary 

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