20 Times Kate Middleton Looked Like a Ray of Sunshine on a Rainy Day

Kayla Gleeson | Dec 2, 2019 Celebrities
20 Times Kate Middleton Looked Like a Ray of Sunshine on a Rainy Day
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In just a few weeks, winter will have officially begun. While it seems like autumn had more rain than snow, we're not ones to complain -- especially with how bad the weather is usually known to be across the pond. It's a beautiful place, but it's plain to see that even locals are fed up with how little sun they get to soak in this time of year. Instead, they're typically soaking in rain. This is a big problem for a lot of people who'd love to vacation there, but if there's one person who isn't bothered by it, it's Kate Middleton. In fact, it seems like the whole royal family wades through the weather, no matter how bad it is. To the Duchess of Cambridge, though, is there really even such a thing as "bad weather"?

We wouldn't be able to tell if Kate is bothered by the rain, what with her positive demeanor about everything. It's an attitude to be expected of someone so elegant and graceful. After all, even if Kate did hate the rain, it wouldn't stop her from everything she has to do on a daily basis. Whether it's visiting fans or attending charity events with Prince William, nothing would keep Kate away from performing her royal duties as the Duchess of Cambridge.

Kate's optimistic attitude makes us want to enjoy all types of weather more -- even the rain. Hey, it's part of life! We should all embrace it like she does. Considering how much she and the Duke of Cambridge love the environment, it makes sense that they would love nature in all its forms -- even if it happens to spoil a royal afternoon tea or two.

In case of rain: Break into this to absorb some of Kate Middleton's sunny energy!

  • St. Patrick's Puddles

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    Holidays don't stop for anything -- not for rain, snow, sleet, or shine. With all of the fun Kate Middleton gets to have on St. Patrick's Day, though, who cares? Shoutout to that one royal guard in particular! Stay dry, soldier!

  • Meet 'n' Greet

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    Rain or shine, the show must go on for a royal. Kate seems to have no problem with this, and she even dresses in bright colors to show how unaffected she is by a dampened day. That's enough to cheer anyone up!

  • Sleet Street

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    As the cold weather starts to blow our way, there's no telling whether we'll get snow or rain. Sometimes, that snow turns to rain -- but this doesn't seem to bother Kate Middleton! She's got a perfect grin to brighten the day.

  • Feeling Blue?

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    No matter -- the sun will come out tomorrow! That's what Kate's opinion seems to be. While everything else in this picture is gray, Kate and her vibrantly red umbrella totally stand out as symbols of future sunshine!

  • Spring Vibes

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    They say that April showers bring May flowers, but we think Kate's smile has something to do with it, too! We're totally in love with this floral dress Kate's sporting. It seems pretty fitting for such a bright person!

  • Serving Sunshine

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    Was this candid? How does she always manage to take a picture this perfect? It must be helpful to have tons of assistants around -- one to tell her which angles look best, and one to hold up her umbrella to shield her from the rain!

  • Double Wave

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    Kate's got a thousand-watt smile that could brighten up any weather. It seems as though Prince William is trying to follow in her lead! Stiff upper lip and smile, royals! The rain in the UK is bound to clear up someday ... right?

  • Rainy Arrival

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    Kate is one serious jet-setter. She's got places to go, people to see, and important things to do. She's got no time to complain about imperfect weather, especially when there are more important things to worry about.

  • Ignoring the Downpour

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    This royal doesn't stop for anything! Nothing seems to break Kate Middleton's stride -- not even a total downpour. She really sets an amazing example as a royal. If the Duchess of Cambridge can do it, so can we!

  • Royally Sweet

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    Just when we think Kate can't get any sweeter, we find ourselves looking at this adorable snapshot. Whether the rain is literal or emotional, this just goes to show how Kate is ready with an umbrella for everyone.

  • Setting Sail

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    Ugh, look at how gloomy that sky looks! At least the drizzle isn't too bad. Wait a second -- what's the name of this boat? Boaty McBoatface? OK, we get it. Even in bad weather, we'd be laughing about this, too.

  • Looking Good!

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    Despite the rain, Kate can't seem to help but want to explore the world outside of the umbrella. With so many adoring fans waiting to meet her every day, it's no wonder she isn't worried about weather. She looks out for everyone!

  • Umbrella Belle

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    Kate's perfect posture says it all. Her demeanor on days like these makes us think about how easy it is to complain about the little things. However, Kate looks so happy and grateful for the day. It makes us want to go about every day like that!

  • Damp Doll

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    In a crowd full of people, Kate Middleton is easily recognizable. Not just because she's the Duchess of Cambridge, but because her smile far outshines the rest. Our days are better just by looking at her expression!

  • Field Day

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    We're having a ball with these beautiful candids of Kate enjoying some (objectively) bad weather! Hey, rain isn't for everyone, but some people like it. Whether Kate does or doesn't, it's hard to tell with her happy demeanor.

  • Red Carpet Drizzle

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    Throwback time! It looks like Prince William and Kate Middleton wouldn't miss the UK premiere of War Horse for the world! That being said, it's clear that nothing -- not even a little rain -- could kill their good mood.

  • Getting Ready

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    Oh boy, do we know that feel, Kate. There's just no joy in having to walk outside into the pouring rain. Or at least, it seems like there wouldn't be a lot of joy. Kate, on the other hand, is at least getting a good kick out of it.

  • Mrs. Mist

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    Things got a little soggy while Kate and William were visiting the Eden Project. Not that this bothered her, of course. Just throw on an umbrella and boom! Problem solved. No need to worry about some moisture in the air!

  • Hey Girl!

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    What on earth could be making Kate so happy? We hope it's news of the weather clearing up. Her outfits are so beautiful, we wouldn't want a storm to ruin them! Outfits seem to be the last thing on Kate's mind, though.

  • Cloudy Cambridges

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    This would have made for a perfect family photo if the sky wasn't so dreary in the background! At least Kate and William don't seem bothered by it. They take so many pictures a day, a little drizzle can't dampen their spirits!

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