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Words used to describe wet weather

rainy

adjective

a rainy day is one on which it rains a lot

showery

adjective

with frequent short periods of rain

drizzly

adjective

with very light rain falling

wet

adjective

if the weather is wet, it is raining

unsettled

adjective

unsettled weather changes a lot during a short period and there is a lot of wind and rain

hard

adverb

if it rains or snows hard, a lot of rain or snow falls

in all weather(s)

even when it is raining, snowing etc

moist

adjective

used about a region or weather

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