If you needed a reminder that winter is only days away, May's super fresh temperatures should be it.
The Bureau of Meteorology is predicting that the next three months—June, July and August—are going to be cooler than usual, not to mention that rainfall is likely to be above average across large parts of Australia. So if you're thinking of investing in some outwear for the cooler months, let a rain jacket be at the top of that list.
Not only are they functional and protective, but they make sure your clothes stay clean and dry in the midst of a rainstorm. And you know what - it's best to be armed with something well-made before it's too late.
So how do you find a rain jacket that’s stylish, comfortable, and actually does its job, all while avoiding looking like a frumpy-hiker and without forking over an entire paycheck?
Well, that's what we're here for.
We did the heavy lifting on that rain jacket research for you, whether you're looking for something lightweight and breathable, durable-yet-airy, or just something that doesn't look goofy if you wear it over work clothes.
Here are 13 of the best rain jackets for men to buy this winter, from cheapest to most expensive.