After 23 hours of research evaluating 750 products, we picked Repel Windproof Umbrella as our top choice.
- A well-built, reliable, compact umbrella
- Solid ribs and durable fabric can handle heavy winds and rain
- Inexpensive yet a great product for the price
Unless you're Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain, chances are you grab your umbrella when it's pouring outside. Umbrellas are like coats or jackets: they're intended to deal with a very specific weather problem. As long as you have it handy on those rainy days, you'll stay dry (well, as dry as possible!).
They're just so handy!
Cheap umbrellas aren't going to last, thanks to their flawed design and weak materials. The best umbrella—a properly built, durable one—will cost a bit more, but it's totally worth having for all those rainy days.
Below, we've got a list of the best umbrella choices for you, based on hours of research investigating hundreds of products, reading thousands of user reviews, and doing a bit of testing (with the muddy boots to prove it). These umbrellas are the ones you want to have when the clouds start going grey, so read on to find out which umbrellas suit your needs best.