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24 Rainy Manchester Problems

Bring your brolly.

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1. When you check the weather forecast and it looks like this.

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2. Every day.

Why did I come to uni in Manchester #pissingitdown

Emily Bates@EmilyBates17

Why did I come to uni in Manchester #pissingitdown

2:05 PM - 19 Sep 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

3. You can't go out on your own balcony without a brolly.

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4. Or for a lovely stroll down Deansgate.

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5. In fact you may as well just surgically attach one to your hand.

I've never known anywhere to rain as much as Manchester #thatsenoughnow #ineedsun ☔️

Robyn Kemp-James@robynkemp21

I've never known anywhere to rain as much as Manchester #thatsenoughnow #ineedsun ☔️

8:51 AM - 29 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. And pray that it's not so windy this happens.

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7. If you do get sun, it doesn't last more than a few minutes.

It was sunny 10 minutes ago, how can it now be raining?! #manchesterproblems

Dan Cressey@dancressey

It was sunny 10 minutes ago, how can it now be raining?! #manchesterproblems

8:56 AM - 19 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Its gone from being Sunny to a monsoon in the space of 20 minutes. Oh the tropical climes of Manchester! #PissingItDown

Shaun Plummer@SPlummer87

Its gone from being Sunny to a monsoon in the space of 20 minutes. Oh the tropical climes of Manchester! #PissingItDown

11:39 AM - 15 Jun 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. Or everything happens at once and you don't know whether you should be wearing suncream or a raincoat.

Welcome to tropical Manchester, where sun shines and rain bounces. Be sure to wear suncream so you don't burn while you drown. #storm

Dan Marsh@ClaymoreDog

Welcome to tropical Manchester, where sun shines and rain bounces. Be sure to wear suncream so you don't burn while you drown. #storm

3:48 PM - 29 Aug 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. You have to find imaginative ways to dry your shoes after coming in from the rain.

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10. And your socks.

I just love knowing by the time I get to work, I'll have to dry my socks under the dryer in the toilet #mancproblems #stayclassy

Paul Corry@pcorry76

I just love knowing by the time I get to work, I'll have to dry my socks under the dryer in the toilet #mancproblems #stayclassy

8:12 AM - 22 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

11. Eventually you accept that any footwear that isn't wellies will get ruined.

Definately the wrong shoes to wear in manchester #pissingitdown

James Daniels@el_melocoton

Definately the wrong shoes to wear in manchester #pissingitdown

10:10 AM - 30 Jul 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

@froovyjosie That's what Market Street is for. CHEAP SHOES. It's Manchester - you can only wear shoes <5 times before the rain kills them!

Lorrie Hearts@LorrieHearts

@froovyjosie That's what Market Street is for. CHEAP SHOES. It's Manchester - you can only wear shoes <5 times before the rain kills them!

8:55 PM - 17 Sep 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. And you've basically given up on any hairstyle that's not "windswept".

It&#39;s impossible to cultivate and wear a proud afro hairstyle in Manchester! My inner Angela Davis spirit is thwarted by endless rain #sponge

Ruth Ibegbuna@MsIbegbuna

It's impossible to cultivate and wear a proud afro hairstyle in Manchester! My inner Angela Davis spirit is thwarted by endless rain #sponge

2:10 PM - 10 May 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

13. You start feeling sorry for tourists who didn't get the memo.

Listening to tourists in Manchester...... "It I&#39;ll stop raining soon" ....Mmmm not been before have you! #pissingitdown

Urban_Savage71@Urban_Savage71

Listening to tourists in Manchester...... "It I'll stop raining soon" ....Mmmm not been before have you! #pissingitdown

3:57 PM - 23 Jun 12ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. But you're used to it now, so you don't have too much sympathy.

Some things don&#39;t change #Manchester #pissingitdown #mcfc

Beth Dicken@xxBeeeexx

Some things don't change #Manchester #pissingitdown #mcfc

1:54 PM - 25 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

16. This is what you consider summer.

17. Sometimes this happens.

Well thats something you don&#39;t see every day, a half naked man playing the violin on his balcony in the rain! #Manchester #Random

Anthony Hilton@TruthfullTony

Well thats something you don't see every day, a half naked man playing the violin on his balcony in the rain! #Manchester #Random

2:05 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

18. And this.

Weathers rubbish in #Manchester today :o( Rain with more rain to come..Roll on summer! Stay dry everyone lol

UKpetcam@Ukpetcam

Weathers rubbish in #Manchester today :o( Rain with more rain to come..Roll on summer! Stay dry everyone lol

1:26 PM - 13 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

19. Walking down the pavement without being poked in the eye by someone else's brolly is a challenge.

It&#39;s #manchester and it&#39;s #rain

20. You're constantly looking for things to shelter under.

The rain did not stay away!!! Under a tree for now. #busking #Manchester #fyfeforlife

Aaron Fyfe@aaronfyfemusic

The rain did not stay away!!! Under a tree for now. #busking #Manchester #fyfeforlife

2:00 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

21. Beer gardens become huge puddles.

We&#39;ve got some special guests making the most of the weather! #manchester #rain #ducks #oasthouse

The Oast House Mcr@TheOastHouseMcr

We've got some special guests making the most of the weather! #manchester #rain #ducks #oasthouse

6:41 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

22. You worry you're actually starting to like the rain.

I pull into the city, the skies darken, the rain begins. It&#39;s good to be back. #Manchester

Clark Nova@beatniksalad

I pull into the city, the skies darken, the rain begins. It's good to be back. #Manchester

5:56 PM - 23 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Rain, rain, rain, rain, rain, rain, raaaaaain!!!!! #Manchester

The Lucky Rainbow@TheLRainbow

Rain, rain, rain, rain, rain, rain, raaaaaain!!!!! #Manchester

12:40 PM - 24 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

23. You even miss it when you go away.

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24. Because, honestly, it feels like home.

It might rain for 360 days of the year and be cold and miserable but there&#39;s no place like home. #manchester

Jefferson@SchlBoyCouture

It might rain for 360 days of the year and be cold and miserable but there's no place like home. #manchester

12:33 AM - 06 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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