Before we get to May flowers, we must first endure those spring showers. Suit up and stay dry with these lightweight super-packable rain jackets for spring.
The Best Spring Rain Jackets for Women
Made in rainy Seattle by outdoor heritage brand Filson, this 3.7 oz nylon ripstop waterproof rain jacket packs up into its own pocket for easy travel. An adjustable hood and velcro sleeves help keep water out.
Available in dark denim blue, dark tan, or field olive at Filson.com.
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A slight bit heavier than some of the other rain jackets on the list, and equally as rugged. This sporty fit and polyurethane-coated rain slicker is made to keep fishers dry but will work just as well for rainy dog walks and stormy drives to the market.
Choose from black or sky grey at Grundens.com.
This smart little parka from Uniqlo ticks off all the requirements for a good spring rain jacket. Not only is it incredibly lightweight but the UV fabric and hood protect against sun damage as well as rain.
Available in off white, gray, black, pink, red, beige, light green, blue, and navy at Uniqlo.com.
If you like their yoga gear, you’ll love their rainwear. Lululemon gives the classic beige trench an athleisure makeover with waterproof cotton, vented back and underarm for breathability, and zipped pockets to keep your stuff dry in wet weather.
If beige isn’t your bag, this trench also comes in chianti red at Lululemon.com.
Great for warmer spring days, this breathable water-resistant anorak from Old Navy features a hidden hood and snap pockets to keep your things dry on the go. A high drawstring waist is flattering for all body types.
Prices will vary by color. Available in black jack, hunter pines, Icelandic mineral, and blue-color block at OldNavy.Gap.com.
When you can wad up a garment, stuff it in a weekender, and unpack it hours later with zero wrinkles, you know you’ve found a great travel jacket. This rain jacket from L.L.Bean is made from 100% microfiber polyester that easily loses its crinkles and folds. Best of all, it’s lightweight, with plenty of ventilation where you need it for warm spring days.
Available in 5 colors at L.L.Bean.