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List Rules Songs with "rain" in the title are fair game, but this list focuses mainly on songs about rain as a subject.

Is there anything better than music on a stormy day? This is a ranked list of all songs about rain, as voted on by music fans like you. Some of the songs included below may have the words "rain" or "showers" in the lyrics or title, while others are only about rain as a subject or theme. When it's really coming down and the clouds' droplets are thick on your window, it's nice to listen to rainy day music that matches the mood of the weather. Songs like Hillary Duff's "Come Clean" paint the rain in a positive light as a symbol of renewal, while Slayer's "Raining Blood" puts a more hardcore spin on the concept of rain falling from the sky.

Music isn't typically categorized by the meaning of the words, so this music list is a great way to find some solid rainy day tracks that are thematically similar. Vote for the rain songs that you enjoy the most, and downvote ones if you think they're not worthy of being high on the list. If one of your top songs is missing, add it to the list so others can vote for it too. Many genres of music are featured below, including rock, pop, folk, metal, and more. 

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clash1977 added Have You Ever Seen the Rain Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Rain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Songs About Rain
RobLein added Rain The Beatles

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clash1977 added November Rain Guns N' Roses

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Tom Islava added Purple Rain Prince

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I Love a Rainy Night Eddie Rabbitt

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darren-bell added Singin in the Rain Gene Kelly

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ravi2 added Fire & Rain James Taylor, Carole King

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punksnotdead added Rainy Days and Mondays The Carpenters

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clash1977 added Who'll Stop the Rain Creedence Clearwater Revival

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Raindrops Keep Falling On My H... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Songs About Rain

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clash1977 added Kentucky Rain Elvis Presley

Every Song in Singin' in the Rain, Ranked by Singability

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clash1977 added Fool in the Rain

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Let It Rain Eric Clapton

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Rainy Night in Georgia Brook B... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About Rain

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I Wish It Would Rain The Temptations

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54 28
Rhythm of the Rain - Cascades is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs About Rain

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smellsrank added Smokey Mountain Rain Ronnie Millsap

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Rain Madonna

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It's Raining Men The Weather Girls

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No Rain Blind Melon

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It Never Rains in Southern Cal... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About Rain

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urmetaldj666 added Supertramp It`s Raining Again

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Rain Fall Down The Rolling Stones

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clash1977 added The Rain Song

The Best Songs About Weather

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Early Morning Rain Gordon Lightfoot

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Timothy Forney added Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again The Fortunes

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punksnotdead added Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 Bob Dylan

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You and Me and Rain on the Roo... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Songs About Rain
You and Me and Rain on the Roof The Lovin' Spoonful

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Singin' in the Rain Doris Eaton Travis

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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Love Rain O'er Me is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Songs About Rain

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Laughter in the Rain is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Songs About Rain
Laughter in the Rain Neil Sedaka

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Rainy Day People is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Songs About Rain
robinr67 added Rainy Day People Gordon Lightfoot

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Box of Rain Grateful Dead

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Stormy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Songs About Rain
egghead added Stormy Classics IV

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punksnotdead added Why Does It Always Rain On Me? Travis

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james-douglas added Prayers for Rain the Cure

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carlybobarly added Missing Everything but the Girl

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Einstine added Rain in the Summertime The Alarm

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Black Rain Ozzy Osbourne

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Raining in My Heart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Songs About Rain
egghead added Raining in My Heart Buddy Holly

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Raining Blood Slayer

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Through the Rain Mariah Carey