星晴 發問時間: 社會與文化語言 · 8 年前

英文氣象報告形容雨勢大小是怎麼說的?

我只知道 rain cats and dogs, shower....

還有其他的嗎?

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  • 8 年前
    最佳解答

    正式氣象用字,大半和下雨相關。有些是非台灣區才有的,譬如冰雹。依照一般英文句法很容易可以利用這些單字。好些有趣的英文描述,礙於字數已滿,我就刪掉了。

    多學氣象用詞,可參考:General Weather Glossary

    TERM 中文翻譯 (有的附英文描述) ACID RAIN 酸雨 AIR MASS 氣團 COLD FRONT 冷鋒 DRIZZLE 微雨,小雨 DUST DEVIL 旋風 FLOOD STAGE 水災警戒線 FREEZING RAIN 結凍雨(一著陸就結冰):Rain which falls as liquid then freezes upon impact, resulting in a coating of ice on exposed objects. GUST 瞬間疾風:A brief sudden increase in wind speed. Generally the duration is less than 20 seconds and the fluctuation greater than 10 mph. HAIL 冰雹:Precipitation in the form of circular or irregular-shaped lumps of ice. HURRICANE 颶風:A severe tropical cyclone with sustained wind speeds in excess of 74 mph (64 knots). LIGHTNING 閃電:An electrical discharge from a thunderstorm. MACROBURST 大雷雨:Large thunderstorm downbursts with a 2.5 mile diameter or greater outflow of damaging winds lasting 5 to 20 minutes. MICROBURST 局部雷雨 RAINBOW 彩虹 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM 強勢雷雨:A strong thunderstorm with wind gusts in excess of 58 mph (50 knots) and/or hail with a diameter of 3/4" or more. SHOWER 陣雨:Precipitation that is intermittent, in space, time, or intensity. SLEET 凍雨; 雨夾雪; 霙:A type of frozen precipitation, consisting of small transparent ice pellets. SNOW FLURRIES 陣雪(小雪,一陣一陣):Light snow showers, usually of an intermittent nature with no measurable accumulation. SUPERCELL 超雷雨(經常造成大量冰雹,強風,龍捲風) THUNDER 打雷 THUNDERSTORM 雷雨;暴風雨 TRACE 微微雨:Precipitation amounts less than 0.01". VIRGA 超小雨(未著陸就蒸發掉) WATERSPOUT 水上龍捲風:A column of rotating air over a body of water (i.e., a tornado over the water).

    2012-11-23 19:15:56 補充:

    一般人的描述底下大概就夠了:

    小雨微雨:light rain 和 drizzle

    大雨:pouring rain. 或簡單 "It pours."

    雷雨:thunderstorm

    陣雨:Intermittent rain

  • hannah
    Lv 6
    8 年前

    It rains lightly. (小雨)

    It drizzles.(毛毛雨)

    It's partly cloudy with occasional shower. (多雲偶雨)

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