Come rain or shine - If I say I'll be at a place come rain or shine, I mean that I can be relied on to turn up; nothing, not even the vagaries of British weather, will deter me or stop me from being there.
Into each life some rain must fall - This means that bad or unfortunate things will happen to everyone at some time.
It never rains but it pours - 'It never rains but it pours' means that when things go wrong, they go very wrong.
Not know enough to come in out of the rain - Someone who doesn't know enough to come in out of the rain is particularly stupid.
Rain on your parade - If someone rains on your parade, they ruin your pleasure or your plans.
Raining cats and dogs - When it is raining cats and dogs, it is raining very heavily.
Right as rain - If things are right as rain, then everything is going well in your life.
When it rains, it pours - This idiom means that when things go wrong, a lot of things go wrong at the same time.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. rein, AS. regen,; akin to OFries. rein, D. & G. regen, OS. & OHG. regan, Icel., Dan., & Sw. regn, Goth. rign, and prob. to L. rigare, to water, to wet; cf. Gr. bre`chein to wet, to rain
Storms of rain and snow.
"The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
The slope is so rapid that ordinary falls of rain run off with great rapidity.
"The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir" by Sir James McCrone Douie
A good deal of rain with little wind.
"A Journey to America in 1834" by Robert Heywood
Paul, who had remained at the door, watching, announced an increase of rain and wind.
"The Eyes of the Woods" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The clouds were deepening, the rain could not be far off.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Meanwhile the darkness increased and the wind roared, but there was no rain.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
When it rained he took refuge in barns.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
As it had rain when there was rain nowhere else, so it had sun when there was sun nowhere else.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
It rained as it never does rain anywhere but here.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
The groan became a rumble, and then, as the vanguard of the wind, came great drops of rain that pattered like hail stones.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Rusted in a single night,--
The summer rains!
"A razor," by Nozawa Boncho
Let me be a rondeau
With a sweet refrain,
Or an aliquando
Sonnet to the rain;
"The Poem Speaks" by Franklin Pierce Adams
The wind and rain spake unto me,
"What is this thing God takes from thee?"
"Woman’s Portion" by Madison Julius Cawein
“O western wind, when wilt thou blow
That the small rain down can rain?
Christ! That my love were in my arms
And I in my bed again!”
"On Reading Ballads" by Arthur Graeme West
"If rain don’t come this month," said Dan,
And cleared his throat to speak –
"We’ll all be rooned," said Hanrahan, "
If rain don’t come this week."
"Said Hanrahan" by John O Brien
The Rain, the Rain, the beautiful Rain—
Welcome, welcome, it cometh again;
It cometh with green to gladden the plain,
And to wake the sweets in the winding lane.
"The Rain: A Song Of Peace" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
As the wind howled and rain slanted down amid Hurricane Sandy's fury, Magdelene was born at Meadowlands Medical Center.
Any rain that comes now will be too late to help the corn crop, but it might salvage soybeans, area farmers say.
"Into each life some rain must fall.".
A little rain is not gonna stop us from having a Friday afternoon party.
Rape and My Journey Back, by Nancy Venable Raine.
Rain Doesn't Stop Bear Paw Festival.
Rains beat back drought in Arkansas, foster soybean rust.
After a weekend of rain the dams open and the Connecticut River rages under the Vilas Bridge in Bellows Falls.
Belmont canceled its Friday card because of a forecast for heavy rain.
Doesn't it ever stop raining in sixth-century Daneland.
Remnants of Hurricane Miriam brought rain throughout the city and dampened the first night of events at the fiesta, on Sept 28.
While rain halted play on the courts outside Tuesday, Pat Summitt was inside an adjacent building receiving an ICON Award from the United States Tennis Association.
1994 Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain.
In 1994, Stephen Malkmus infamously made some funny comments about the Smashing Pumpkins and the Stone Temple Pilots during "Range Life," one of the many excellent songs on Pavement 's second album, Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain.
That record they would love to own (in fact, own many copies of) features both Carter and Chestnut performing music from Pavement 's Slanted and Enchanted, Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain, Brighten the Corners and Terror Twilight.
Rains, Eynard-Mehta theorem, Schur process, and their Pfaﬃan analogs, Jour.
Determinantal point processes
Marinacci et al. (2011) suggest a mechanism whereby a galactic fountain seeds metal-rich gas into the metal-poor hot haloes, giving rise to a thermal instability that causes cold gas to rain down onto the disc in the form of ∼ 105 M⊙ clouds (see also Fraternali & Binney, 2008).
Thermal instabilities in cooling galactic coronae: fuelling star formation in galactic discs
In fact, microwave detectors can operate 100% of the time, and attenuation in the GHz range is minimal, even with rain or clouds.
The MIDAS telescope for microwave detection of ultra-high energy cosmic rays
For instance, one might consider the amount of rain that falls at different places throughout an area rather than a single spot.
Critical points of a non-Gaussian random field
Upon adding together all the contributions of all rain clouds during the course of a year, one obtains a random ﬁeld.
Critical points of a non-Gaussian random field