England is notorious for its fast changing weather conditions. It doesn’t matter where you go in this popular vacation land, you will need to be prepared for rain. Alternatively you need to be extremely lucky. London knows about 106 rainy days per year and receives a total of 22.976 inches (583.6 millimeters) of precipitation annually.
Regardless of when you visit England you should take along a high-quality rain jacket when exploring the London and beyond. You may not be able to pack multiple coats or jackets with you on a trip, so having a multifunctional rain jacket that doesn’t sacrifice warmth for protection is paramount to being comfortable on a holiday.
The weather in England can change on a moment’s notice, especially if you are backpacking from one city another. We have shortlisted some of the best rain jackets for your next trip to England that will keep you warm and dry while on the go.
Columbia Men's Inner Limits Ii Jacket Waterproof
Columbia puts a lot of thought into each one of its garments. The company’s Inner Limits Ii Jacket Waterproof is another release from Columbia that features plenty of innovation to keep wearers dry and warm. The men’s rain jacket is perfect for urban and outdoor adventures when the weather is chilly and wet. You will stay dry while exploring European capitals from Oslo to Rome. The Inner Limits Ii Jacket Waterproof is breathable and is made using Columbia’s Omi-Tech waterproof technology. It comes with heat-sealed seams and underarm venting so you won’t get hot and sweaty while wearing it. There is also an inside pocket to put your wallet, passport, and other valuables in to prevent theft.
The North Face Waterproof Resolve Men's Outdoor Hooded Jacket
North Face is one of the premier coat and jacket brands. The company’s garments are great for cold, wet weather and that is why the Resolve Men’s Outdoor Hooded Jacket makes our list of best rain jackets for a trip to Europe. North Face has a large ranger of waterproof jackets and coats. Each uses the company’s DryVent waterproof technology. The fabric is designed to be fully windproof and waterproof while being 100% breathable. The Resolve jacket has fully sealed seams and is designed with exclusive features to keep you dry and comfortable while visiting tourist attractions around Europe.
Trespass Women's Qikpac Compact Pack Away Waterproof Rain Jacket
If you are looking for a low-priced option, then the Trespass Qikpac rain jacket is perfect. The lightweight garment is easy to pack away allowing you to stow it in your luggage without taking up much space. The jacket has fully elasticated cuffs, two pockets, and a full-length internal front storm flap. There is also a ventilated back allowing your body heat to escape and prevent perspiration. One of the ideal reasons to wear the Qikpack is due to it being easy to move around in. You can cycle, walk, hike, and explore without being weighed down all while staying dry.
Mountain Warehouse Glacier Extreme
The Mountain Warehouse Glacier Extreme combines fashionable looks, comfort, and tech to keep you warm and dry. The Glacier Extreme uses IsoDry technology. Fabric is waterproof and breathable allowing moisture out of the jacket while preventing rain from getting inside. The jacket was tested to withstand up to 10,000mm of rain water in a 24-hour period. Whether you wear this through the drizzle of Dortmund in autumn or the torrential downpours of Turin in spring, the Glacier Extreme does the job. It comes with a detachable hood allowing you to remove it when the weather changes. Compared to other rain jackets on our list, the Glacier Extreme is long in length to maximize warmth and dryness.