Lovely weather for ducks

Lovely weather for ducks,

 and Fine weather for ducks.
Cliché a greeting meaning that this unpleasant rainy weather must be good for something. Bill: Hi, Bob. How do you like this weather? Bob: Lovely weather for ducks. Sally: What a lot of rain! Tom: Yeah. Lovely weather for ducks. Don't care for it much myself.
See also: duck, lovely, weather
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Picture by John Mason, the park's head gardener * LOVELY WEATHER FOR DUCKS - AND TREES: Left and above, and misty day at Scammonden.
SNOW and ice may have made parks and pools look nice, but it's definitely not been lovely weather for ducks.