Come Rain or Shine

A Weather Miscellany

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • Price: £9.99
  • Publication date: 9 July 2015
  • ISBN: 9781849537186

About the book

Read on to discover…
• The truth about upside-down rainbows.
• The pioneers of meteorology – their instruments and inventions.
• How to win a balloon race.
• The largest raindrops ever recorded.
• ‘Watermelon snow’, ‘thundersnow’ and ‘weather bombs’.
• The ten main types of cloud and the different features of lightning.

The weather is a subject that the British simply cannot leave alone, and for good reason – it’s likely that for more than half the year they will experience at least three seasons in one day, so there’s always plenty to talk about.

This charming miscellany, as wide-ranging and unpredictable as the weather itself, is filled with curious historical facts, amazing statistics and fascinating anecdotes that will keep you entertained come rain or shine!

About the author

Storm Dunlop is an author and translator whose books on astronomy and meteorology have been translated into 23 languages. His extensive published works include Collins Gem Weather, How to Identify Weather and Wild Guide Weather. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Meteorological Society. 


‘This delightful read will have you glued to each page as it delivers a succession of curious meteorological facts.’

NFU Countryside Magazine

‘It's only fair to warn that once you dip into it you may well not re-emerge for some time.’

Yachting Monthly