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April showers bring May flowers

Poor, often rainy weather in April can prove beneficial to blooming plant life in May. A: "Ugh, will it ever stop raining?" B: "April showers bring may flowers, at least."
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April showers bring May flowers.

Prov. Although rain in April is annoying, it starts the flowers growing. Child: I hate all this rain. Why does it have to rain? Mother: April showers bring May flowers. Although it was a dreary, rainy day, we felt cheerful, since April showers bring May flowers.
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April showers bring May flowers

Adversity is followed by good fortune. An old proverb, it was taken more literally in days gone by, and in fact it appeared in a British book of Weather Lore published in 1893.
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