Let’s learn how to describe the weather in Japanese! 

 

■ Tenki  no  tango  ①

       words related the weather ①

 1  tenki   てんき  weather noun
 2    tenki yohoo   てんきよほう  weather forcast noun
 3  hare   はれ  sunny adjective
 4    kumori   くもり  cloud noun
 5    ame   あめ  rain noun
 6    yuki   ゆき  snow noun
 7    kaze   かぜ  wind noun

 

■ Reibun 

      Example sentences using words related to the weather.

 

① tenki  wa  doo  desu  ka?  

= How is the weather?

② tenki  wa  donna  kanji  desu  ka?   

=  What’s the weather like?

③ kyoo   wa  tenki  ga  ii  desu.

=  The weather is nice today.

④ kyoo  wa  hidoi  tenki  deshita.

=  The weather was terrible today.

⑤ kaze  ga  totemo  tsuyoi  desu.      

=    It’s very windy.

⑥ ame  ga  hidoi  desu. 

=   It’s raining hard.  or It’s raining terribly.

⑦ kyoo  wa  kumo  ga  takusan  ari-masu.

=    There are many clouds today.

 

■ tenki  no  tango  ②  / words related the weather ② <verbs>

 

 8  yuki ga furi-masu  ゆきが ふります  verb  to snow, it snows
 9  ame ga furi-masu   あめが ふります  verb  to rain, it rains
 10  kaze ga fuki-masu   かぜが ふきます  verb  the wind blows
 11  ame ga yami-masu   あめが やみます  verb  it is going to stop raining. (stop snowing, the wind stop)
 12  hare-masu   はれます  verb  it will be find (sunny), it is going to be fune (sunny)
 13  kumori-masu   くもります  verb  it will become cloudy, it is going to be cloudy
 14  tenki ga yokunari-masu   てんきが よくなります  verb  the weather will be good
 15  taifuu ga ki-masu   たいふうが きます  verb  the typhoon will come / is coming

 

■ reibun 2 /  Example sentences using words related to the weather.

 

① soto  wa  ame  ga  futte-imasu  ka?

=   Is it raining outside?

② ashita  wa  ame  ga  furi-masu.

=  It will rain tomorrow.

③ ame  ga  yami-mashita  kara,  dekake-mashoo!   

=  Let’s go out the rain has stopped!

④ mite-kudasai,  yuki  ga  futte-imasu  yo.

=    Oh look! It’s snowing outside.

⑤ tenkiyohoo  niyoruto,  taifuu  ga  kite-imasu. 

=  A typhoon is coming, according to the weather forcast.

⑥ ashita  wa  tenki  ga  yokunaru-deshoo.

=  The weather will be good tomorrow.