National Umbrella Day

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With 7038 mentions online, National Umbrella Day has certainly been making a splash! This day isn’t just for singing in the rain, folks - it's a day to tip your hat (or umbrella) to the marvel of engineering that keeps us dry even during a torrential downpour.

When is Umbrella Day?

It's national umbrella day on the 10th February.

History of National Umbrella Day

Can you imagine a world where getting caught in the rain meant accepting your soggy fate? Neither can we! That’s why National Umbrella Day exists, and it’s been catching people's attention online with a peak of mentions on 10th Feb 2016.

Why We Celebrate the Umbrella

Umbrellas are the unsung heroes of any dreadful weather day. A good umbrella can be the difference between arriving at your destination like a drowned rat and strolling in as if the sun was shining. They’ve been around for thousands of years, shielding us from not only rain, but the scorching summer sun too. And in modern times? They’re even used as fashion accessories!

How to Celebrate National Umbrella Day

Why, with an umbrella of course! Rain or shine, pop open your favorite brolly and take a leisurely walk. In the spirit of the day, why not gift a unique umbrella to a loved one? Or go a step further and host an umbrella-themed party, where guests can show off their most colorful, whimsical, or sophisticated umbrellas.

Did you know?

Did you know that the word 'umbrella' originates from the Latin word 'umbros' which means shade or shadow? Additionally, the world's largest umbrella (according to the Guinness World Records) is located in Saudi Arabia and is 45 feet tall!


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First identified

31st January 2016

Most mentioned on

10th February 2016

Total mentions


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