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Archive of posts tagged "rain"

Reactions to the July Rain in Vancouver


Friday, July 24th, 2015 — 12:29pm PDT
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There was only 11mm of rain recorded in June where the monthly normal is 54mm here in Raincouver. We’ve had extreme drought conditions but this morning, waking up to the pitter patter of rain drops outside our windows, Vancouverites have been (mostly) rejoicing. Some felt like this: While others welcomed the soaking: #Vancouver this morning. […]

Why Does Rain Smell So Good


Saturday, January 24th, 2015 — 9:15am PDT
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In Vancouver we have at least a dozen ways to say it’s raining out, from light drizzle tapering to showers, to downpours and deluges. The rain also has many sounds. There’s the splash of vehicle crossing an intersection, a persistent single drop beating down on a window ledge, and the popcorn dance of water beads […]

Vancouver Rain Videos


Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 — 10:14am PDT
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There is beauty in the rain, and it’s a large part of why Vancouverites tolerate it for so long throughout the year. It washes away days of dirt, leaves, and debris, and it keeps our natural surroundings lush and green. It clears the air, fills our reservoirs and mountain streams, and gives us excellent excuses […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Rainy Streets


Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 — 10:29am PDT
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1907: View of Granville Street, north of Dunsmuir Street, in the rain. Photographer: Philip T. Timms. Archives# CVA 677-525. 1907: Hastings and Richards Streets, in the rain. Photographer: Philip T. Timms. Archives# CVA 677-584. 1931: Georgia Street. Photograph shows parts of the second and third Hotel Vancouver and the Birks’ clock. Photographer: James Crookall. Archives […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool


Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 — 8:45am PDT
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June is rainy. I know this because it’s usually the month in which I go camping and get absolutely soaked. Talking about the rain in Vancouver is as common place as waiting for the bus, devouring a Japadog or having a love/hate relationship with the Canucks. No matter how familiar we are with the clouds, […]

Review: Cheeky Umbrellas


Monday, February 2nd, 2009 — 4:00pm PDT
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Growing up in the Vancouver area I think everyone becomes a bit of an umbrella connoisseur in their own right. I know that tiny pocket umbrellas are great for those days you’re not sure it will rain since you can just tuck them away in your purse and not have to think about it if […]