The Rains (雨水)
The rain is one of the twenty-four solar terms. The arrival of festival “The Rains” does not merely suggest the beginning of the rainfall and increasinly more rain, but also the beginning of temperatures rise. After this festival, people would obviously feel that the weather is relatively warmer compared to the weather before the festival. On agriculture, “The Rain” is a critical day informing the farmers to start to prepare the farming works and it is well known that “rain in spring is more precious than oil”. In the ancient time, information does not transmite as quickly as it is today, people used these festivals to record the rules of nature as well as instruted the farming works accordingly.