Languages › French French Weather Vocabulary Le Temps Share Flipboard Email Print Jean-Marc Romain / Getty Images French Vocabulary Pronunciation & Conversation Grammar Resources For Teachers By ThoughtCo Updated February 21, 2020 Ready to make the ultimate small talk? Learn to chat about the weather in French. Click on the links to hear each word and phrase pronounced in French. Weather Le Temps Weather Forecast La Météo How's the weather? Quel temps fait-il ? It's ... Il fait ... ( Faire) Hot Chaud Cold Froid Cool Frais Nice Out Beau Bad Weather Mauvais Humid Humide Heavy Lourd Windy Du Vent Sunny Du Soleil Foggy Du Brouillard Cloudy Nuageux Stormy Orageux It's ... Il ... Raining Pleut ( Pleuvoir) Pouring Pleut à Verse Snowing Neige ( Neiger) Freezing Gèle ( Geler) Note that in French, you cannot express what the weather is like using the verb être (to be); you must use the impersonal verb faire. More French Weather Expressions En avril, ne te découvre pas d'un fil Un coup de foudre Cite this Article Format mla apa chicago Your Citation ThoughtCo. "French Weather Vocabulary." ThoughtCo, Aug. 27, 2020, thoughtco.com/french-weather-vocabulary-le-temps-1371465. ThoughtCo. (2020, August 27). French Weather Vocabulary. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/french-weather-vocabulary-le-temps-1371465 ThoughtCo. "French Weather Vocabulary." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/french-weather-vocabulary-le-temps-1371465 (accessed May 9, 2021). copy citation "En Avril, Ne Te Découvre Pas D'Un Fil": French Phrase Translation The French Calendar: Speaking of Days, Weeks, Months and Seasons How to Use the Expression "Coup de Foudre" All About Être, a French Super Verb French Vocabulary: On the Phone Conjugating the Major Verbs of French: Avoir, Être, and Faire French Verb Faire Conjugation Use the French Verb 'Faire' to 'Turn a Deaf Ear' or 'Act Like a Child' Common French Proverbs and Sayings French Vocabulary Related to Soccer and the World Cup French Expressions With Temps French Expressions with Donner How to Conjugate the French Verb "Pleuvoir" (to Rain) Popular English Sayings Translated into French Using the French Verb "Arriver" French Expressions Using "Coup"