How many times have you walked out of your door only to realize that it pouring? How did you handle the situation? Did you get back into your house, slipped back in bed and skipped work or school? Did you brace the elements and decided that wade through the storm anyway? To beat the cold and keep your body dry during such as challenging situation, one of the most helpful accessories that you should own is a waterproof jacket. Well-made models are comfortable. They are also waterproof, durable, and have soft fabric lining that keep users warm. For best results, our picks for the 10 best models to buy are:
10. WantDo Men’s Spring Waterproof Front-Zip Hooded Rain Jacket
Starting our review of the top 10 best waterproof jackets in 2016, WantDo is a well-designed spring rain jacket with a functional hooded design. It is light, has a durable wind proof soft shell outer that keeps water, and a smooth microfleece inner liner that insulates the body, prevents it from losing heat, and therefore, keeps users warm and comfortable. This jacket has a durable front zipper. It is hand and machine washable, made of a quick drying fabric, and has a functional relaxed fit that boosts its suitability for camping, traveling, climbing, and hiking.
9. Diamond Candy Hooded Waterproof Jacket
Diamond Candy is a stylish hooded waterproof jacket for women. It is light, has a stylish sporty design, and a durable Omni-Tech waterproof outer that prevents water from drenching users. As such, when you are traveling to work, school, or your local gym, you will not only stay dry but also look fashionable at the same time. Diamond Candy has taped seals that do not leak. Its fabric lined inner is soft and comfortable, while its availability in small, medium, and extra-large sizes makes it one of the most flexible jackets in the market. For a few dollars, you can get matching pairs for your family and enjoy outdoor adventures together.
8. Columbia Sportswear Men’s Evapouration Jacket
Made of 100% nylon, Columbia Sportswear Evapouration is a well-designed waterproof jacket for men. Even though cheap, this one of a kind jacket is durable, stylish, and protects users from cold and rain when engaging in outdoor adventures. This jacket is form fitting. It has an innovative drawcord adjustable hem, an adjustable storm hood, and fully sealed seams that do not leak water. Other desirable features that have earned it a spot in top 10 best waterproof jacket of 2016 reviews are its innovative underarm venting, its one-of-a-kind wicking technology, and its advanced Omni-Wick EVAP evaporation panels.
7. Diamond Candy Hooded Softshell Waterproof Jacket
For women who are looking for well-designed outdoor raincoats, Diamond Candy is a stylish hooded model made of a waterproof onmi-tech material. The material is also durable, retains heat excellently, and has sealed seams that do not leak when exposed to water. As many products on this list, this hooded waterproof jacket by Diamond Candy is lightweight. It is also comfortable, fully breathable, affordable, and attainable in a range of sizes. Depending on your body shape and size, you can buy size X-small, size medium, and or size X-large.
6. The North Face Men’s Resolve Rain Jacket
The North Face Resolve is an affordable rain jacket that does not look cheap at all. It is stylish, waterproof, and highly breathable. It has sealed leak-proof seals, a durable nylon outer, and a mesh lined interior that maintains body heat well, without scratching or irritating sensitive skin. For optimal comfort, this rain jacket has a brushed collar lining. It also has adjustable hood stows in collar for a custom fit, and a center front zip with Velcro closure for a clean seamless look.
5. The North Face Women’s Resolve Jacket
If you spend a lot of time outdoors, and looking for a waterproof women’s jacket that offers value for money, this Resolve model by The North Face is a suitable accessory. It is stylish, an all-season wear, and has a well-built 100% nylon outer layer that offers superior water protection. This rain jacket has a pressure head of 20000 mm and an atmospheric rating of 10000 g/qm/24h. It has sealed seams; two insert pockets, and a collar-storable hood and weighs a paltry 470 grams.
4. Marmot Men’s Precip Jacket
Light, affordable, and made of 100% nylon, Marmot Men’s Precip jacket is a reliable, high performance accessory that locks heat in while keeping water out. It has an adjustable storm hood. It also has armpit zippers for regulating body temperature, a stylish zip front with a button flap, and sealed seams that do not dig into the skin while it is in use. Marmot Precip jacket is moderately priced, comfortable, and has deep slant pockets for storing personals such as keys safely.
3. Columbia Men’s Glennaker Lake Front-Zip Rain Jacket
Have you saved a few dollars to spend on a new rain jacket for men? If quality and functionality ranks high on your list of wants, thus Glennaker Rain Jacket by Columbia will serve you well. The graphite 100% Nylon used to manufacture it is durable, waterproof, and stylish. You also get a Hideaway hood, deep slanting pocket, and a comfortable mountaineering-inspired design that protects users from the cold, rain, and wind. Buy an original product for best results.
2. Columbia Men’s Watertight II Front-Zip Hooded Rain Jacket
Columbia Watertight II is a chartreuse/Sedona Sage hooded rain jacket for men made of 100% nylon. It is waterproof, hooded, and has a stylish machine washable design that lasts long. This jacket is windproof, its wick perspiration in hot weather, and has a stain repellent technology that maintains its cleanliness.
1. Charles River Apparel Women’s New Englander Rain Jacket
This wave reflective Charles River rain jacket is our pick for the best model to buy in 2016. It is comfortable, durable, and made of hand-washable 100% polyurethane. It is waterproof, has a comfortable heat-retaining lining, and a vented front chest that improves its breathability during hot and warm weather.
Waterproof jackets are affordable yet functional apparel that help to keep us dry and comfortable in wet weather. They are also durable, attainable in an array of designs and sizes, and has several functional features that are absent in normal everyday jackets. For the best experiences, buy one of the 10 models on this list.