Rain in the UK is as predictable as humidity in Houston. During our recent, short tour of England, we were happy to experience several days of precipitation. I took some pictures as proof. At times, I was tempted to complain, but who's a pluviophile to complain about wet shoes?
For some official British Broadcasting perspective on rain, read "Fifty words for rain," a 2012 article written as Britain steeled itself to host a rainy Olympics.