When Is National Rain Day?

The internet history of Rain Day

26th of August is National Rain Day

  First detected on the 29th of July 2015

  28 tweets


Is It Rain Day Today?

It's Rain day on the 26th of August.

The most recent detection of references to Rain Day was 1 year, 3 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 26th of August. In total we detected 194 total unique days being shared such as Dog Day which had 186,633 people talking about it, or Doggy Day having 2,216 tweets.


How Is The Date For Rain Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Rain Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Aug. 26, 2015 across social media making references to 'Rain Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Dogs, Doggie or Dawg Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Rain Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


I'd Like To Promote National Rain Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Rain Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Rain Day's visibility.

Can I Register Rain Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Rain day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.



Is it National Rain Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.


We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Rain day to show how people feel about Rain. See if people like Rain here.
We're detecting how Rain affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Rain affects company share prices.


Hang On, It Was National Rain Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Rain Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Rain Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Rain day, then the date shown for National Rain Day, could come up twice :D

We have also detected mentions of Rain day on;



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National Rain Day

It's Rain Day
On August 26th


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National Rain Day, on the 26th of August

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