Gothenburg wants to become the world’s best rainy city: With climate change on the rise, scientists predict that the already rainy city of Gothenburg is set to become a place where even more rain falls.

City planners are being urged to look at how the rise in water fall will affect life. Instead of running for cover, they’re embracing this challenge head on and actively working with urban planners to make Gothenburg the friendliest rainy city in the world.


With a focus on both preparation and prevention ideas for residents on how to stay dry and keep warm, the city is also modeling their ideas on other cities successes, like Portland, Oregon, to consider rain as an art experience.