Also, weathermen here have devised about a dozen different terms to differentiate types of rain. Otherwise, their jobs get very boring for 9 months. In order of intensity, we have morning moisture, fog, mist, scattered showers, showers, light rain, rain, heavy rain, stormy, downpour, and record-breaking rain. But there's no variety in gray. Gray is still just gray.
In other news, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is totally a real thing.