Did you know that ancient Hawaiians had 200 names for rain?
Rather than dreary, gray rainstorms, Hawaiians often enjoy ililani, "an unexpected drenching from a seemingly clear sky."
According to Maui Magazine, Hawaii experiences such rain diversity thanks to the trade winds and vacillating temperatures.
"Our precipitation ranges from lacy, tiptoeing mists to roof-rattling downpours," the magazine says. "It often changes personality from one street to the next."
Below, the many types of ua in Hawaii:
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article stated incorrectly that ancient Hawaiians had 2,000 names for rain. There were 200.