14 reasons rainy days are the best days

We all love a great rainstorm.

Don’t let the rainy days get you down – they’re actually the greatest. There’s nothing better than listening to the rain and thunder or watching the lightning light up the sky outside your window. Sometimes rain can throw a wrench in your plans, but it can also make for the most productive days indoors. Rainy days give you a bunch of excuses to cozy up and be a little lazy, and lets you spend time with friends and family. These 14 reasons why rainy days are the best days will have you wishing for a rainstorm.

1. Splashing in the puddles

When life gives you a rainy day… play in the puddles! ☔️ #royaltyimages #canon #canonbringit #puddles #rainyday

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2. Playing in the water

Nay found the fun in her first hurricane! #hurricane #hurricanematthew #firsthurricane #playintherain

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3. Wearing warm clothes

Loved shooting this beautiful face today in the rain! Clothes @patagoniareno

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4. Drinking hot chocolate

5. Cozying up by the fire

6. Reading a book

I ain't moving #weekend #lazysaturday #rainyreads #cloudatlas #books #fiction

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7. Listening to the sound of rain and thunder

8. Watching lightning from your window

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9. It’s cleansing and refreshing

10. Rain makes the earth look awesome

M O A B – U T A H | #utilizemedia

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11. …Super awesome

12. It’s absolutely incredible

Early morning scenic drive.

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13. Can you believe how beautiful it is?

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14. There’s always a rainbow after a big storm

Callie Hansen

Callie has two Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Communication and when she isn’t writing, she’s reading. Some of her favorite things include Harry Potter, all things Disney, road trips, and telling stories.