For the benifit of those of you who have often wondered what the difference is between rain and showers, I thought I would share this conversation I heard on the radio between one of their weathermen and one of their DJs.
Weatherman: This week will be sunny with frequent periods of rain and showers... Basically, typical Spring weather.
DJ: What's the difference?
DJ: I've often wondered What the difference is between rain and showers? It's still water dropping from the sky.
Weatherman: I suppose it's how long they last.