As the seasons start to shift, now's the time to prepare for rain dominating the forecast instead of snow. Most people associate rain with gloomy and dreary days. While there are certainly days like that, it doesn't have to be all bad!
Instead, think of it as an opportunity to show off your seasonal style with trendy raincoats, rain boots and umbrellas. Whether you want to go with a classic trench, a trendy jacket or a sporty coat for staying active in the rain, there’s an affordable and functional option for every style.
Best rain jackets for women, according to shoppers
This Amazon bestseller in Women's Active Wind & Rain Outerwear comes in nine different colors. It's made with water-resistant material and the length makes it easy to dress up or down as you need.
Available in 40 different colors, this popular jacket is a favorite amongst shoppers with over 8,800 five-star ratings. According to the brand, it's waterproof enough to "keep you dry and protected in even the hardest of downpours."
"Fun in florals" is the best way to describe this hooded raincoat from Fleet Street. It also has useful features like snap pockets and a hood that eliminates the need for an umbrella during light showers.
"Flattering, functional and fashionable" is the name of the game when it comes to this rain jacket, according to Old Navy shoppers. Its oversized style makes it easy to layer underneath when the rain is accompanied by wind or a slight chill.
Keep it loose or cinch it up in this high-low Everlane anorak that features a drawcord. Made with 100 percent recycled materials sourced from plastic water bottles, shoppers also love how "adventure-y yet polished" this lightweight pick looks.
Add a splash of brightness to a dreary, weary day with this raincoat from London Fog. Its classic design will make any outfit look chic.
Leave it to J.Crew to design the perfect classic water-resistant raincoat! Not only does it come with a practical hood, but it's also machine-washable and comes in sizes up to 3X.
Blustery days won't be a problem for you when you're wearing this REI rain jacket. Along with a nylon shell that can withstand gusts up to 60 mph, it also includes pit zips for when you're exerting extra heat and a three-piece hood with dual adjustments.
This color-blocked L.L. Bean anorak isn't just comfortable with its oversized fit — it's also practical! Along with having roomy pockets for everything you need while you're adventuring outside, it's also made with water- and wind-resistant nylon and can conveniently be packed into itself.
You'll never have to worry about being caught in a downpour when you're traveling. This rain jacket from Amazon comes with a convenient carrying pouch that's small enough to fit inside a suitcase, backpack or purse.
Rainy days are no match for this Columbia jacket, made with breathable, waterproof Omni-Tech™ materials and a seam-sealed construction. It's also available in nine colors!
Levi's has modernized the classic rain jacket silhouette with a rubbery, faux leather construction, a drawstring hoodie and eyelets for increased breathability. It's also machine-washable!
This water-resistant jacket comes in an assortment of colors that are perfect for the spring, including a honey yellow and deep red. The jacket is slightly oversized for layering but will keep all of your clothing dry on rainy days.
This top-rated rain jacket from L.L. Bean is laminated and features a waterproof interior and exterior. Lightweight in feel and construction, it can even fold up into its own pocket to stow away in the moments where it's not in use. It's also machine-washable for easy care.
Fleece-lined and lightweight, this jacket was designed to keep your warm and dry on chilly, rainy days. It features front zipper pockets, an interior pocket for convenient storage and even a convertible hem to help keep your seat dry when you're on the go.
This Lululemon Always Effortless Jacket is perfect for those always on the move. It's lightweight, waterproof, soft, sleek and good quality! It also has a cinchable hem, a hidden phone sleeve, interior pockets and a stowable hood to keep you happy and dry.
We love a versatile coat that keeps pregnant moms in mind. This stylish waterproof coat from Modern Eternity has a cinched-waist silhouette that flatters, plus an ingenious extender panel you can zip in to accommodate your changing figure. Once your little one arrives, the nursing-friendly panel can also fit over your baby carrier!
This rain jacket from The North Face has more than 3,700 reviews on Zappos and a perfect five-star rating! It’s 100 percent windproof and machine-washable, which means it can stand up to whatever adventures you put it through while keeping you comfortable and warm.
With an over four-star average from 5,700 verified Amazon users, this affordable (and waterproof!) rain jacket is one of the most top-rated lightweight jackets on Amazon at the moment. It comes in six colors that will work with a variety of outfits.
It's all about the fabric when it comes to this classic jacket from Rains. According to the company's founder, the lightweight polyester fabric backed with a polyurethane coating and bonded through ultrasonic welding is what sets this jacket apart.
This classic trench coat comes in 10 different colors and features water-repellent fabric to keep you dry during rainy days.
This jacket is currently one of the bestselling raincoats on Amazon and it's not hard to see why. It has an almost five-star rating thanks to its lightweight fabric and durability. It comes in a wide array of colors and is available in sizes XS through 3X.
With over two dozen different colors and patterns to choose from, you won't have a hard time styling this rain jacket with anything in your wardrobe. It's wind and waterproof with heat-sealed seams to help keep you warm, and more than 4,700 five-star reviewers can't get enough of it.
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