在聊到天氣的時候，以前只會用hot 跟 cold。 後來慢慢學到原來形容氣溫，濕度 ，下雨的天氣，有各式各樣的單字。
Rainy – water falling from the cloud in drops
It is a good time to get started before the rainy season is at its peak.
Damp – slightly wet
Standing in a food line on a damp December day is definitely not my cup of tea.
Foggy – a lot of tiny water droplets staying in the atmosphere
The climate ranges from foggy and damp near the beach to sunny, warm downtown areas.
Downpour (noun) – heavy rain
The downpour swamped a city carpark, an apartment complex, and numerous businesses outlets.
Drizzle (verb/ noun) – rain slightly
Verb- Last night the weather pattern reversed and began to drizzle till dawn.
Noun – The weather is a mixture of drizzle with the occasional flurry.
Flood (verb/ noun) – excessive flow of a huge amount of water beyond normal limits
Verb – The dam burst and flooded the village.
Noun – The probability that a flood will occur in this month is about 5 percent.
Cloudy – cover with many clouds in the sky. Has a similar meaning to Overcast
The sky was mostly cloudy with scattered showers early today.
The morning started off with dark overcast skies, cool temperature, in the absence of rain.
Gloomy – sky with dark clouds and dull light that makes people depressing
Despite a gloomy weather forecast, it turned out to be a sunny day.
Freezing – below the temperature of zero Celsius. Has a similar meaning to Gelid /ˈdʒɛlɪd/
Biological material may work best under freezing temperatures.
Outbreaks of gelid air from Siberia flowed South and hit Japan harshly.
Chilly – cold in an uncomfortable or unpleasant way. Has a similar meaning to Frigid /ˈfrɪdʒɪd/
With the current chilly weather, people hardly want to get out on the street.
As the air conditioner blasted frigid air, the room quickly cooled.
Cold spell – a period of cold weather
A cold spell has reached our country and it is now at the height of it, the temperatures will plummet below zero for a while.
Hail – small, hard balls of ice that fall from the sky
The weather forecast has warned the motorist that hail and snow will worsen road conditions.
Boiling – very hot, to the point of burning
By evening, the sun is boiling red but the wind is cool.
Scorching – very hot, often used in positive contexts. Has a similar meaning to Blazing
In Australia, the weather is scorching/ blazing at the Open Tennis Tournament, forcing the players to retire in exhausting conditions.
Sweltering – hot and uncomfortable
After a week of sweltering temperature that made us suffer, a rain storm finally came to the rescue.
Muggy – warm and damp in an unpleasant way
The condition at that bar was muggy but the beer was still cold and the music was not too bad.
Breezy – a nice gentle wind
The comfortable climate instills a bright and breezy wind that made our picnic enjoyable.
Blustery – wind blowing loudly and abruptly
Earlier, blustery weather saw three children taken to hospital after some pieces of wood fell from the roof.
Windy – movement of air in the form of current blowing from one direction. Has a similar meaning to Boisterous /ˈbɔɪst(ə)rəs/,
The plant will need more water when the weather is blazing or windy, less when it is milder.
The wind hasn’t been boisterous, therefore we haven’t been troubled by the dust too much.
Hurricane/ cyclone/ typhoon (noun) – a spiral shape of thunderstorms that cause winds and heavy rain