Every winter people look forward to the first snowfall. They enjoy seeing the world covered in a beautiful blanket of white snow. They can go skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and build a snowman. In this article, we will learn common words and phrases to describe Snowy Weather in English.
Words to Express Snowy Weather
These are useful words related to snowy weather and their meanings.
- Snow: atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer
- Heavy snow/ deep snow: a great amount of snow
- Light snow: not heavy snow
- Hail: small and hard balls of ice falling from the sky
- Sleet: snow partly melted
- Wet snow: watery snow
- Melting snow: snow turning from the solid state to the liquid state
- Snowfall: a fall of snow
- Snowstorm: is a heavy fall of snow, especially with a high wind
- Blizzard: a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility
- Frost: the thin, white layer of ice that forms when the air temperature is below the freezing point of water, especially outside at night
- Thaw: snow becoming liquid as a result of warming
- Slippery roads or surface: a surface difficult to hold firmly or stand on because it is smooth, wet, or slimy
- Snowflake: a small piece of snow that falls from the sky
- Snowdrift: a large mass of snow heaped up by the wind
- Snowbank: a large pile of snow
- Ice: the water that has frozen and become solid
- Icicle: a hanging, tapering piece of ice formed by the freezing of dripping water
Examples to Describe Snowy Weather
- The snow showed no sign of melting.
- Heavy snow has caused total chaos on the roads.
- The sun shone fitfully and then light snow blew into our faces.
- The hail is lashing down on the roof.
- We couldn’t see anything because of the sleet and snow.
- They like to press wet snow hard to make snowballs.
- Melting snow floods the valleys each spring.
- The total rain and snowfall amounted to 50mm.
- The snowstorm will last till tomorrow afternoon.
- The blizzard was still raging outside.
- The crops were ruined by the late frost.
- The spring thaw caused the river to deluge the region.
- The train ran into a snowdrift.
- There was ice on the windows.