Types Of Weather

This quiz addresses part of the requirements of the National Curriculum KS1 for children aged 5 and 6 in years 1 and 2 in Geography. Specifically it looks at the different types of weather experienced in the British Isles. It is one of 50 quizzes to help you understand the world around you.

The weather is important. If it is hot and sunny we might go to the beach. If it is cold and wet we might stay indoors. The weather changes very quickly here in the British Isles. This quiz looks at different types of weather. It uses descriptive words. Can you find all the correct descriptive words?

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Can you describe these different types of weather we might see in the British Isles?

  1. There is snow and ice on the ground. You are shivering. The weather is:
    What do you do when it snows?
  2. It is blowing a gale. The trees are being blown about. The weather is:
    It can be hard to keep walking in windy weather
  3. There is a bright, blue sky. The light is dazzling. The weather is:
    Take care - wear sun cream in really sunny weather
  4. It has rained three times already today. Then the cloud clears and it is fair for an hour or so. The weather is:
    The weather is often showery in April
  5. The wind is blowing, but not too hard. The weather is:
    A breeze is a light wind
  6. It is chilly. There is no snow or ice. It is not really cold. The weather is:
    Winters in Britain are often cool
  7. You can hardly see more than a metre in front of you, but it is daytime. The weather is:
    Have you ever been in a fog?
  8. The weather is pleasant. It is not windy, there is no rain and it it is quite warm. The weather is:
    Spring in Britain is often mild
  9. It is wet. It is pouring down. The weather is:
    What do you wear when it is raining?
  10. The sun is shining. The temperature is just nice. The weather is:
    Temperature is measured with a thermometer

Author: David Bland

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