As you watch television, listen to the radio, or read the newspaper, you may see la météo (the forecast). Consult Table 1 for common weather expressions.
The following additional terms in Table 2 will help you interpret forecasts as you hear or see them.
Keep in mind that the Centigrade (Celsius) thermometer is used in French‐speaking countries.
To convert Fahrenheit to Centigrade, subract 32 from the Fahrenheit temperature and multiply the remaining number by 5/9;. This will give you the temperature in degrees Centigrade.
To convert Centigrade to Fahrenheit, multiply the Centigurade temperature by 9/5; and add 32. This will give you the temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.
Use the thermometer in Figure 1 as a quick weather reference guide. To ask and receive answers about the temperature, use the phrases in Table .
Figure 1 Centigrade and Fahrenheit.