Waterproof is a serious job when you live in a country with more than 100 days of rainfall a year. A suitable waterproof coat or jacket is an essential wardrobe in the UK. Worth investing in a decent one that will protect you from bad weather-you will be grateful next time Heaven opens without warning. A good waterproof jacket should be two things-waterproof and breathable. Cheap and cheerful mac-in- Sachet and poncho will keep you dry, but they are not breathable-you will quickly become hot and sweaty, which is not ideal in places like hiking, cycling, etc. Look for a waterproof jacket using branded technology, such as a reliable Gore-Tex, or own- Brand technology that makes its outer membrane waterproof. Waterproof Jacket ( Check that they are not just labeled \"waterproof\" or \"waterproof\", which is usually not completely waterproof) Also known as a hard shell, you often see jackets with a waterproof grade of MM-as a guide, jackets up to 1,500mm are waterproof ( So there is no use except drizzle), 1,500mm- The 5,000mm is waterproof and good for most wet environments, the 10,000mm above is highly waterproof and great for mountains and snow. To decide what to buy, consider the way and where you wear your jacket. If you want something casual, a much more spacious design is good for layering in the cold morning. If you plan fast You will want something light and breathable. A good jacket should be tight to the waist, cuffs and neck but not too tight, including tape seams, sealing or protective zippers, zip pockets and a good onedesigned hood ( Find a helmet- Compatible hood if you want to wear it for mountain climbing and cycling). The underarm zipper is good for active movement and can prevent you from overheating. If you go out in extreme conditions, it is wise to pick a brightly colored jacket so that you can easily be found in bad weather. We tested all these jackets in the heavy rain and they kept dry for hours. To check whether the jacket is effectively waterproof, see if the water is spilled on the shell, turning into water droplets, and rolling down from the surface. If the water starts to be absorbed after regular use, you can re-water your hard shell with a wash such as Nikwax tech wash. Very simple, this is a good waterproof jacket. The balance is waterproof up to 20,000mm enough for you to wear it in a storm and watch the rain beads on the outside. It\'s also as breathable as you think, with decent vents. The sturdy adjustable hood is very effective and windy. The balance is clearly designed for outdoor adventurers-it is very beautiful under the backpack and has a map -- Large and small hand pockets compatible with climbing safety belts. Despite the high waterproof performance, it weighs less than 300g, so it is very light and easy to carry. If you want to wear bulky things under the balance, consider turning the size up a bit. Weight: 299g waterproof: 20,000 size range: 8- 16 color options: fiveBuy nowBuy men\'s equivalthe Shinpuru II is named after the word \"simple\" in Japanese and we agree that this lightweight jacket is streamlined Free for bad weather. The North Face uses Gore, which is always reliable- Tex waterproof technology makes this jacket weatherproof and it also sports spacious mesh When you overheat, the inner lining pocket doubles as a vent. Designed with climbers and climbers in mind, this is also great for hiking and a more aggressive walk, while the breathable Shinpuru is especially good if you sweat, but want rain proof. It’s slim- Fit, so pick one out of your usual size. Waterproof: Gore-weight: 346g- TexSize range: XS- Color options: red, purpleBuy now buy men\'s clothing looks pretty good. In the functional waterproof world of acid Seasalt\'s beautifully designed, pastel-toned coat is brightly colored and stands out. Cute dragon The length plant hunter is completely waterproof with Nikwax and when we test it in a storm it does a great job but still looks very smart. It is also warm, lined with comfortable cotton material and feels more suitable to wear next to the skin than other coats and has comfortable woollined hood. The downside of the warm liner is that it is not as breathable as the shell jacket, but it is a good choice for winter walks and daily use. Weight: n/a waterproof: waterproof range: 6- 26 color options: same color for blue, gray, mustardMen: If you want a multi-functional warm winter coat that happens to be waterproof, don\'t buy another one now European Pike coat Wandlust is a perfect combination of a warm coat and breathable waterproof. It is coated with super dry coating to make it waterproof to your average downpour and proven to be waterproof in the display but not in severe mountain storms We like wool. Adjustable hood andwell- Put it in your pocket and think the roaming tour is warm enough to double as a spring ski jacket. It is widely used in smart neutral colors and is very flattering to wear. Weight: n/a waterproof: 3,000 size range: XS- Xl color options: blue, black, equivalent of khakiMen: If you\'re just after a well, don\'t buy it now This will last the weight and the packaging is waterproof and then this one does not Adidas\'s fusslight product may be for you. The Wandertag shell jacket is in plain color, light weight and packed into a small space, ideal for placing in a backpack or traveling when it rains. It offers a flattering and comfortable fit and we love the inside security pocket which is useful for traveling. Simple and effective, the price is not cheap, less than 100, although you may find the same decent waterproof shell at a lower price. Weight: n/a waterproof: waterproof range: 6- 22 color options: black, blue, purple, you will be a hot choice for Colombia if you are within budget. Under £ 100 you will get a very versatile light shell that is packed small and fits your pocket-great for backpacking and camping trips. All of Columbia University Technology makes the pouring adventure waterproof and breathable enough for a simple day hike in bad weather. If you want a waterproof backpack ready for a sudden downpour, this is a great choice. Some color schemes are currently on sale, which makes it more pocket-wise --friendly. If you want something more core, we will also rate the Titanium series in Colombia ( Port Columbus. co. uk/titanium-collection). Waterproof: waterproof range: XS-weight: n/a Xlcolor option: the Huizi of sevenBuy nowMeet Mammut, a greatrounder. If you buy the first suitable waterproof material, you will not go wrong here. Keiko ticks all of our boxes-it\'s completely waterproof to 20,000mm and includes two spacious pockets and adjustable cuffs with a convenient zipper vent to cool, lightweight and easy to pack. It feels softer and more plastic than other hard waterproof materials inside and outside, and comfortable to wear for a few hours at a time. Keiko also has one of the most flattering hoods we \'ve tested ( More rare than it sounds). On the spacious side, so reduce the size if you like slim figure. Size range: XS-weight: 360g waterproof: 20,000 Xlcolor options: fourBuy now buy men\'s equivalent we haven\'t reviewed a Batagonia jacket with poor performance in bad weather, eco entshell is eco- Friendly brand of love. We love the fit of the square, making it easy to fit the layers under Torrance shell, plus decent adjustable and storable Hood, wide pockets and comfortable wool --lined neck. The Torquay shell is made of a fabric of 100/centrecycled to make it a planet- Conscious choice, it will be stuffed into its own pocket. If you want to match all your gear to a color scheme, 17 different shades will appear on your street. Weight: 301g waterproof: waterproof range: XS- This is the most expensive waterproof material we have tested, but Jottnar\'s excellent Asmund is definitely the best. If you are always outdoors in the winter, a keen mountaineer, or working in elements, and need a very reliable waterproof shell to be used frequently, this is our first choice. It rains like a duck and is light in weight but completely waterproof to 20,000mm m. It has a great hood and is comfortable and breathable even if you are really sweating. This is a suitable mountain. The prepared jacket is designed to work in a seat belt, helmet and snow field. If you want something topof-the- This is our choice. If you just want a simple rain jacket, you can spend less money on things that are not very professional. Weight: 293g waterproof: 20,000 size range: XS- Lcolor options: blue, purpleBuy nowBuy men\'s equivalent design, ideal for fast On the hike, Gore\'s lightweight H5 activity jacket is the best we \'ve tested, keeping warm when you\'re standing still, but keeping cool when you get active. The lightweight and warm Polartec insulation keeps you comfortable, but the H5 jacket is not bulky and proves very breathable during testing. Gore- Tex says the jacket is waterproof and reliable. This is ideal if you feel cold or are doing sports that require irregular movements, such as mountain climbing. With a decent Hood, reflective detail makes it perfect for use on dark winter nights. Expensive but good quality and performance. Weight: n/a waterproof: Gore- TexSize range: XS- Xl color options: gray, blue, redBuy now buy men\'s suit We really rate the comfortable tailoring of handsome extreme clothing, even if it\'s worn all day, it\'s in all the right places It is characterized by high The cut neck of your face can be protected without any friction, and the cuffs and Hood are easy to adjust to fit perfectly. We also like the convenient zipper inner bag. Good old Gore- Tex means that even in the downpour, Extrem is waterproof, and we think it\'s a great option to wear in the rainy British Islands, as Berghaus said, they have intended But we want to see more color options for women, not just pink and black. Weight: n/a waterproof: Gore- Texture size range: 8- 18 color options: pink, male equivalent for general outdoor use by blackBuy nowBuy, we rate the balance of Alpkit. Professionals and climbers should choose asmond in jotnar. For more casual use, we recommend the plant hunter that Seasalt looks good and is of high quality. Xi\'an Anna Lewis is a travel and outdoor writer and author of the new book \"Girls outdoors. In some cases, we get revenue if you click on the link and buy the product, but we will never allow this to affect our coverage. These comments are edited through a mix of expert opinions and real opinionsworld testing.