Weather The Best Songs About Weather  

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Come rain or come shine, musicians are ready for any weather occurrence with the perfect song. This is a list of the best songs about weather, influenced by your votes. Some of the best weather songs are about stormy conditions including lightning, thunder and wind, while other good weather songs are about beautiful days full of sunshine.

Bob Dylan has written several of the greatest weather songs of all-time. His tracks “Shelter from the Storm,” “Buckets of Rain” and “A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall” all made this list. Bruce Springsteen is another musician who loves to write about weather. His track “Thunder Road” is a top weather tune. Garbage had a hit with their weather song, “I'm Only Happy When It Rains,” back in 1995.

On the nicer side of weather songs, we have “Beautiful Day” by U2 and “Good Day Sunshine” by The Beatles. Delta Spirit's “Ode to Sunshine” also made this list of the best songs about weather.

Which weather song is your favorite? Give it a thumbs up and please add any weather-related music that's missing.

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Creedence Clearwater Revival

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56 24
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Guns N' Roses

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38 14
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34 11
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Creedence Clearwater Revival

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41 17
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The Beatles

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37 16
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Elvis Presley

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28 11
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Bruce Springsteen

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44 25
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33 16
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Peter Gabriel

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28 12
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Garth Brooks

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16 3
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Willie1019 added Eric Clapton, Cream

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26 15
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19 10
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Jimi Hendrix

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20 11
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11 4
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Jonathan Lichter added Soundgarden

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14 7
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Eric Clapton

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14 8
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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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16 10
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Simon and Garfunkel

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17 11
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The Rolling Stones

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23 17
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12 7
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Frank Sinatra

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16 11
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Johnny Cash

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6 1
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Dayton Cash added Supertramp

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14 9
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13 8
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Bryan Adams

28
7 2
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Misaki added Jimmie Davis

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17 13
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15 11
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Metallica

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11 7
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Christopher Cross

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10 6
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Bob Dylan

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16 13
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Mariah Carey

35
15 12
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The Cure

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11 8
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Eric Clapton

37
11 8
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10 7
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Neil Young

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8 5
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8 5
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Eric Clapton

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8 5
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7 4
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Phil Collins, Eric Clapton

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5 2
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Stevie Nicks

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11 9
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10 8
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Misaki added Prince

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8 6
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8 6
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Blind Melon

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8 6
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Whitesnake

49
6 4
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Stevie Nicks

50
5 3
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Misaki added Johnny Nash