Now lets take a look at the facts. Everybody agrees that if you're getting a lot of rain, it's Washington rain, that horrible Washington rain, right? Not really. If you look it up, New Hampshire gets more rain than Washington, though New Hampshirites are often complaining about the Washington rain they have.
Here is what I found:
Average Rainfall (in./yr.)
Washington - 27.66
New Hampshire - 36.53
(And in case anybody was wondering-- South Dakota - 17.47)
(Louisiana gets the most per year at 59.74 and Arizona the least at 7.11)
This might not be completely accurate, but I also looked up precipitation amounts from cities in various locations from each state and averaged them and got similar results. As you can see, New Hampshire has a higher precipitation amount than Washington. So when its pouring down rain, shall we start saying, "that horrible New Hampshire weather!"? Or, we could just not complain at all. Enjoy it, go puddle jumping, go for a walk in the rain, listen to it pounding on the roof. And if there is no rain, you can't see any beautiful rainbows like the one we saw yesterday. Yes, it was faint, but it was still pretty, as rainbows always are. Especially when we remember it as the symbol of God's Promise (Genesis 9). Lets thank God for all He has done for us instead of complaining about the weather.
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