We all know the saying, "April Showers Bring May Flowers," but what the classic saying doesn't tell us is how to prepare for a whole month of rain. April means thunderstorms and with the rain comes bumping into umbrella's, wet sidewalks, and bulky rain gear. Which is why, in honor of the first day of April, we've picked the best rain boots and jackets for you. Now, you'll never get caught in an April shower unprepared.

Click through our top 9 favorite rain boots and jackets for April.