What to Wear in Any Weather: 33 to 45 Degrees With Rain

Ted King, Alison Tetrick, and Andy Jacques-Maynes share their favorite clothing for all types of weather - from freezing to sizzling.

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Rain adds another degree of complexity to your clothing choices. If temperatures range from 33 to 45 degrees and it’s dry, you can get away with a long-sleeve jersey and a thermal vest. Throw in precipitation, and you’ll need to don a few extra layers to keep your core warm. 

Tetrick suggests you ditch the vest and long-sleeve jersey and instead opt for layering a thermal jacket overtop a long-sleeve base layer for warmth and wearing a shell like the barrier jacket to keep you dry.

Water has a nasty way of winding up in your shoes, so choose a set of waterproof neoprene covers with a tight neck, and match them with a set of water-resistant tights overtop your leg warmers and bibs.  

Even at warmer temperatures, if it’s raining you’re going to want to wear a rain jacket and pack a few extra layers in your jersey pockets. You can’t go wrong with a pair of arm warmers and a vest.

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