In the UK there are four seasons. Each season is spread over 3 months:-
Each season has distinctive weather and cultural significance:-
|In spring the days grow longer, the weather is warmer but it often rains and can get very windy. We celebrate Easter in the spring.|
In summer the days are long and the weather’s usually warm and sometimes even hot. We usually go on holiday in the summer.
|In autumn the days get shorter, it gets colder and the leaves fall from the trees. We celebrate Halloween in autumn.|
|In winter the days are short and it is generally cold and often wet, sometimes it snows. We celebrate Christmas in the winter.|
Prepositions of time
We use in for seasons.
In Russia it is cold in (the) winter.
MOST OF THE SEASONS HAVE THEIR OWN ADJECTIVE.
|There is no real adjective, but you could say “spring like”.|
The weather is very spring like.
|The adjective is summery.|
I like summery weather.
|The adjective is autumnal.|
There is an autumnal feeling in the air.
|The adjective is wintry.|
The forecast said there would be wintry showers tomorrow.