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The sky is (partly) cloudy.

English: The sky is (partly) cloudy.

French: Le ciel est (partiellement) nuageux.


This is one way you can translate “it’s cloudy”.


Ciel (m)=Sky, heaven

Nuageux=Cloudy

Nuage (m)=Cloud

Partiel=Partial

Partiellement=Partially, partly


To announce future arrival weather, don’t forget to use “sera” “will be”.


Instead of "nuageux" "cloudy", you may also hear "couvert" "covered" as in "ciel couvert".


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