Ultimate list of Weather related terms in Korean 

 October 13, 2021

By  Smriti

Today we're looking at the list of terms related to weather and atmosphere like temperature, degrees, wind etc. 

The list provided below consists of English terms and the consequent Korean terms related to it. 

You must be aware of the terms used to define the seasons in Korean which is 계절.

The Weather in Korean is called 날씨, 기상 or 일기. But the weather forecast is called 기상 예보 or 일기 예보 and never 날씨 예보. 

Ultimate list of Weather related terms in Korean

Following is the list of weather related terms in English and Korean.

NO.

English Term

Korean Term

1

Weather forecast

일기 예보

2

Cloud

구름

3

Wind

바람

4

West wind

하늬바람

5

North wind

된바람

6

North eastern wind

높새바람

7

East wind

샛바람

8

Southern wind

마파람

9

Head wind

맞바람

10

Rain

11

Raindrops

빗방울

12

Showers, rain

소나기

13

Drizzle

보슬비

14

Light rain, sprinkle

이슬비

15

Heavy rain

폭우

16

Rainy season

장마

17

To rain cats and dogs

비가 억수같이 내리다

18

To pour

퍼붓다

19

The rain is picking up

빗발이 굵어지다

20

Flood

홍수

21

Snow

22

The first snow

첫눈

23

Snowflake

눈송이

24

Large flakes of snow

함박눈

25

Powdery snow

싸락눈

26

Heavy snow

폭설

27

Hail

우박

28

To snow heavily

눈이 펑펑 내리다

29

Snow-plow car

제설차

30

Snowball fight

눈싸움

31

Snowman

눈사람

32

Icicle

고드름

33

Lightning

번개

34

Thunder

천둥

35

Typhoon

태풍

36

Fog

안개

37

Yellow dust

황사

38

Temperature

온도/기온

39

Below zero

영하

40

The high

최고

41

The low

최저

42

Wind chill index

체감온도

43

Nice weather

날씨가 좋다

44

To be sunny

화창하다

45

To be clear

맑다

46

To stop raining, to become clear

개다

47

To be balmy

상쾌하다

48

To be cool

시원하다

49

To be cloudy

흐리다

50

Fog sets in

안개 끼다

51

To be dull, gloomy

우중충하다

52

To be murky

음산하다

53

Unpredictable weather

날씨가 변덕스럽다

54

To rain occasionally

비가 오락가락 하다

55

To be cold

춥다

56

To be chilly

쌀쌀하다

57

To be chilblained

동상에 걸리다

58

To be nippy

살을 에는 듯하다

59

To be freeze to death

얼어 죽을 것 같다

60

To be hot

덥다

61

To be sultry

후덥지근하다

62

To be sticky

끈적거리다

63

To be swelter

찌는듯이 덥다

64

To be muggy

무덥다

65

To be affected by the heat/hot weather

더위를 먹다

66

Tropical night

열대야

67

Boiling point

끓는점

68

Freezing point

어는점

69

Thermometer

온도계

70

Celsius

섭씨

71

Fahrenheit

화씨

72

Zero degrees

영 도

73

Heavy rain warning

호우 주의보

74

Flood warning

홍수 경보

75

Typhoon alert

태풍 주의보

76

Typhoon warning

태풍 경보

77

Heavy sea warning

파랑 주의보

78

Spring

79

Summer

여름

80

Autumn

가을

81

Winter

겨울

82

Climate

기후

83

Three hottest days of the year

삼복

84

Hottest day

복날

85

First hottest day

초복

86

Second hottest day

중복

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