Weather words in Finnish

Weather words and weather-related expressions in Finnish with English equivalents.

Finnish English
sää, ilma Weather
Sääennuste Weather forecast
Millainen on sääennuste? What is the weather forecast?
Millainen ilma tänään on?
Millainen sää tänään on?
What's the weather like today?
Tänään on hyvä ilma
Tänään on hyvä sää
The weather is good today
Tänään on huono ilma
Tänään on huono sää
The weather is bad today
Aurinko Sun
On aurinkoista It's sunny
Aurinko paistaa The sun in shining
Ilma on kaunis
On kaunis ilma
The weather is beautiful
On kaunis päivä It's a beautiful day
On lämmin It's warm
On kuuma It's hot
Pilvi cloud
On pilvistä It's cloudy
tihkusade drizzle
Sataa tihkua It's drizzling
Sade rain
Tulva flood
Sadekuuro rain shower
Sataa vettä
It's raining
On viileä It's chilly / cool
On melko kylmä It's fairly cold
On kylmä It's cold
On jäätävän kylmä It's freezing cold
On jääkylmää It's icy cold
Halla frost
On hallaa
On pakkasta
It's frosty
Räntä sleet
Sataa räntää It's sleeting
Rakeita hail
Sataa rakeita It's hailing
Lumi snow
Sataa lunta It's snowing
Tuulta breeze
Tuuli wind
Tuulee It's windy
Tuulee oikein kovasti It's very windy
On myrsky There's a (wind)storm
Salama lightning
Ukkonen thunder
On ukonilma There's a thunderstorm
Salamoi There's lightning
Sumu mist, foggy
On sumuista It's misty / foggy
On kosteaa It's humid
Sateenkaari rainbow
Aste temperature

Idioms for heavy rain

Finnish English
Sataa kuin saavista kaataen It's pouring like from a big bucket
Sataa kuin Esterin perseestä It's raining as from Esteri's ass / It's raining like Esther sucks

Other idioms for heavy rain in various languages

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