Weather in Chinese

How do you talk about the weather in Chinese? Whether you’re experiencing sun, snow, or something in between, this free audio lesson will teach you tons of Mandarin Chinese words you can use in conversation.
 
Whether you’re traveling in a Chinese-speaking country or conversing with Chinese speakers closer to home, the Rocket Chinese team will teach you how to talk about the climate and the current weather conditions in Chinese.We hope you don’t encounter any extreme weather, but to be on safe side we’ll teach you some words for that too. It’s good to be prepared and know what to expect, so let’s get started!

Pronunciation help for talking about the weather in Chinese

As hard as you try, without helpful feedback your Chinese pronunciation is never going to be the same as a native speaker’s. If you've found it difficult to perfect the way you say Chinese words and phrases, this lesson will help you.
 
Use the blue button to play the audio tracks associated with Weather in Chinese. Then try recording yourself and compare your Chinese pronunciation with that of the native Chinese speaker. That’s right, with Rocket Chinese's voice recognition technology you can record your voice as many times as you need until your pronunciation matches the Chinese speaker!

And when you are ready test yourself using Testing (at the bottom of the page) and really power up your learning and recall.

There are a lot of possible answers to that question. Here are the most common ones…

Chinese forest

You can use the word “hěn (很) for all of the above phrases to emphasize that it’s not just cold or warm, but very cold or very warm. For example:

When talking about rain you can use the following expressions …

For a farmer rain might be all he needs, whereas a soccer team might be hoping for a sunny day. Here are some more general answers.

下雪了。
Snow on the highway - Chinese translation

If you are planning to travel to China in the winter time, you’ll probably need to know the next two phrases.

Here are some more words that describe certain weather conditions…

Xià cì jiàn! (下次见!)

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