Think of these expressions as little formulas or set expressions. Ever take algrebra in school? Don't fight it or you'll give yourself a headache. So... llueve = it is raining. nieva = it is snowing. and... what time is it? = ¿qué hora es? what's the weather like? = ¿qué tiempo hace?
This looks to be the ES-EN sentence, so are you sure you are doing the right task?
You are not talking to Duolingo in these discussions. You are talking to other users. We cant see what your answer was. There is nothing we can do unless you copy and paste your answer so that we can help you check it. It would be useful to have Duo's response too.
If you did happen to provide a correct translation and it is not accepted, this link should help:
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