Seriously! There really is such a thing as Non-Aqueous Rain

Aqueous means water and so since we are talking about non-aqueous rain we are talking about other stuff instead of water falling from the the sky.  For example, there have been reported cases of jellyfish, spiders, toads, birds, fish, even parts of cows falling from the sky.  Sometimes the creatures are frozen in water or torn to pieces when they fall from the sky.  Maybe waterspouts or tornados pick the creatures up, sometimes thousands of feet in the air, then winds carry them away from the area of the storm and then drop them in a place that had no storm.

January 13, 2012 – Lorento, Phillipines – the last known occurrence of Fish falling from the sky.

June 20, 2010 – Rakoczifalva, Hungary – the last sighting of frogs and toads.

1894 – Bath, England – Jellyfish.

July 11, 2007 – Jennings, Louisiana – Worms

April 6, 2007 – Salta Province, Argentina – Spiders

Raining fish in Northern Argentina – 1989

Raining Frogs

Raining Frogs


Raining Spiders

Raining Balloons

Well…it could rain balloons…if a bunch of kids let go of their helium filled balloons at the same time.

It’s a balloon party!


One thought on “Seriously! There really is such a thing as Non-Aqueous Rain

  1. Aunt Stacey says:

    WOW- those are great pictures! I would be terrified if spiders started raining on me!

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