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The 7 Best Women's Rain Jackets of 2022

The right jacket can be your best friend when it comes to staying dry and comfortable. Whether you're walking the dog or pushing for the summit, a high-quality rain jacket with waterproof and breathable material is a must-have piece of any wardrobe. To help you stay dry when the storm is on, we’ve put together this list of the best women’s rain jackets available in 2022.


The North Face Venture 2

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Venture into the unknown with the The North Face Venture 2 Jacket. Whether that unknown is the office or a wildlife sanctuary, this jacket will help you get there in comfort, style, and safety. It features pit-zip venting for when you need to cool off and stows in its own hand pocket so when the weather’s nice, it won't be in your way. It features 2.5 layer construction for the ultimate in lightweight waterproof-breathable shell technology and is easily one of the best rain jackets for women.

Material/MembranePocketsOriginal Price
DryVent 2.5LZippered hand pockets$98.95

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Patagonia Torrentshell 3L

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When it comes to rain jackets, women often find their options are limited to a color they don't love and a cut they can't stand. Not any more. Patagonia’s Torrentshell 3L Jacket is a wear-everywhere design that will have you looking forward to rainy days and summer showers. The 3-layer Torrentshell combines an ultra-lightweight yet waterproof-breathable shell with pit zips for venting, an adjustable drawcord hem, a microfleece-lined neck, and external and internal storm flaps. Plus it’s made with Patagonia’s classic attention to sustainable style, with the 100% recycled face fabric offered in a whole heap of colorways.

Material/MembranePocketsOriginal Price
3L H2NoZippered hand pockets$149

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The North Face Dryzzle

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Another offering from The North Face, this one is straight from the future. Transcend the weather with the new Dryzzle™ FUTURELIGHT™ rain jacket. Its lightweight, breathable, waterproof design will keep you dry when it is pouring outside. But more than that, the FUTURELIGHT technology allows air to pass through the material so your body stays cool, all while remaining waterproof. This lightweight rain jacket can be folded down to a small size for easy packing when traveling. It’s the perfect jacket for high-output activities and one of the best women’s lightweight rain jackets.

Material/MembranePocketsOriginal Price
FUTURELIGHTZippered hand pockets & chest pocket$229.95

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Mountain Hardwear Exposure‚Äč/2 GORE-TEX Paclite

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The next one from Mountain Hardwear is another option for the fast-and-light crowd looking for a technical layer to stash in the pack in case the weather turns sour. The Exposure/2 is a crowd favorite performance women's rain jacket. It's made of GORE-TEX® Paclite® 2.5 layer fabric, which is specifically designed to be extremely lightweight, packable, and breathable while still providing dependable protection from the elements. The Exposure/2 incorporates the best performance technologies into a sophisticated silhouette that is at home in the mountains or the city.

Material/MembranePocketsOriginal Price
GORE-TEX PacliteZippered hand pockets$199.95

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Arc'teryx Codetta GORE-TEX Cinch

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This coat has a flattering, classic cut that's perfect for the urban jungle. The GORE-TEX 3-layer fabric is as serious as waterproofing gets and sheds off the most torrential of downpours with no problem. The Arc'teryx Codetta GORE-TEX Cinch Coat pairs that technical performance with a modern trench coat design that looks great and offers total protection, proving 3-layer shells are just as useful for urbanites as they are for wilderness explorers, as the best women’s GORE-TEX rain jackets are made to be used anywhere.

Material/MembranePocketsOriginal Price
GORE-TEX 3LHand pockets$349

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Helly Hansen Nari 2.5L

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Experience dry, lightweight performance in the Helly Hansen Nari Jacket. This jacket is ideal for rainy weather, featuring 2.5-layer technology and an athletic fit that's made for outdoor activities, so your optimism never has to take a backseat to the weather. One of the best women’s rain jackets for hiking, its adjustable hood keeps you covered if you're caught in a downpour, while the zippered underarm vents allow you to regulate your cooling as you move around. Added details include zippered hand pocket that lets you keep your essentials close at hand, as well as mobile device pockets so you can stay connected when it's time to take a break from exploring the outdoors.

Material/MembranePocketsOriginal Price
2.5 Layer Helly Tech PerformanceZippered hand pockets$130

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Patagonia Torrentshell 3L City

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The classic Torrentshell we listed above has long been a go-to for adventurers in need of a bit of rain protection. The Patagonia Torrentshell 3L City Coat offers the same time-tested performance in a hip-length package that's not only beautiful but also practical for the city. Featuring an adjustable hood and a sleek silhouette, you'll be able to wear this in all sorts of weather conditions. It of course has a water-repellent coating and a waterproof-breathable membrane to keep you dry and comfortable, even in heavy rain. Up to Patagonia standards, it’s made with 100% recycled material and is Certified Fair Trade sewn.

Material/MembranePocketsOriginal Price
3L H2NoZippered hand pockets$229

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