Spanish Weather Vocabulary You Need to Know

January 6, 2022
By Sarah Angela Almaden
A mother and her child looking at some hanging lights on the street

Ah, the weather! How is the weather for you today? Is it cold? Windy? Hot? Humid? Well, today is a sunny day and the sky is clear. It’s a good day for a walk in the park. Siri, play Walking on Sunshine.

When talking to someone, it is sometimes difficult to know how to begin the conversation. Therefore, we end up talking about food, current events, and last but not least the weather.

Talking about the weather is a very common topic and a great conversation starter. We all know what the weather is like, so talking about it is easy. If you run out of topics to talk about, just bring up the weather. It makes conversations between friends and strangers flow better.

Ever thought about practicing your Spanish skills by talking about the weather? This is your chance! With this technique you can learn more vocabulary, make new friends, and hear someone else’s opinion.

What can I say? I love nature
Weather Questions
  • ¿Qué tiempo hace hoy? – What is the weather like today?
  • ¿Cómo está el clima? – How's the weather?
The Four Seasons
  • La primavera – The spring
  • El verano – The summer
  • El otoño – The Fall or Autumn
  • El Invierno – The Winter
Weather Vocabulary
  • Mal tiempo – Bad weather
  • Buen Tiempo – Good weather
  • Fresco – Cool
  • Calor - Hot
Weather Expressions
  • ¿Tienes frío? – Are you cold?
  • ¿Tienes calor? – Are you hot?
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