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Spring brings rain and we bring the April showers meme.
We all know the old saying, April showers bring May flowers. And the internet has a funny response to this old April quote.
Funny April Showers Memes
The internet responds with April showers memes and like all funny memes, we are here for it. Here are 7 April showers memes, perfect for sharing when Spring brings in the rain and thunder.
If you have a dog named April, this is how she is contributing to your May flowers.
2020 April showers brought May flowers we did not want!
When the April rain doesn’t bring May flowers. If you are in Texas, these Texas winter memes will hit home and maybe the reason those flowers are not growing this year.
Or possibly you are in Colorado where rain in April could possibly be a April snow storm. Did you know that on average April is Denver’s second snowiest month with an average of 8.9″.
That number is calculated over 138 years of records. (Read more about Colorado April weather)
When those May flowers do pop up, you know what those flowers can bring? Allergies.
April Showers Bring May Flowers Poem
Did you know that the familiar quote April Showers Bring May Flowers dates back to the 1500s?
In 1557, a man by the name of Thomas Tusser compiled a collection of writings he called “A Hundred Good Points of Husbandry.” In the April husbandry section, he wrote:
Sweet April showers
Do spring May flowers
And while it could literally apply to the month of April and it’s showers (rain) – it actually has a broader meaning.
“April showers bring May flowers” is a reminder that even the most unpleasant of things, in this case the heavy rains of April, can bring about very enjoyable things indeed — even an abundance of flowers in May. “April showers bring May flowers” is also a lesson in patience, and one that remains valid to this day.
Many of life’s greatest things come only to those who wait, and by patiently and happily enduring the clouds and damp of April, you can find yourself more easily able to take in the sights and smells of May. After all, it’s easier to love something if you begin with an optimistic outlook.army.mil