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Marcel Comment était Toulouse? How was Toulouse?
John C'était très agréable. It was very pleasant!
Marcel Comment était le temps? How was the weather?
John Il faisait beau. It was very nice weather.
C'était très ensoleillé. It was very sunny.
Comment était le temps à Paris? How was the weather in Paris.
Marcel Le temps était très mauvais. Il pleuvait toute la journée. The weather was very bad. It rained the whole day.
John C'est dommage. That's too bad.

Grammar Notes

Le temps is the French word for [the weather].

était is the verb for [was] in French. You can see how it's used in the following phrases:

  • Comment était le temps?
    How was the weather?
  • Le temps était très mauvais.
    The weather was very bad.

Here are some weather expressions in the present tense:

  • Il fait beau.
    It's nice weather.
  • C'est ensoleillé aujourd'hui.
    It's sunny today.
  • Le temps est mauvais.
    The weather is bad.
  • Il pleut.
    It's raining.