A double rainbow is pictured in Daajing Giids on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (Karissa Gall/Haida Gwaii Observer)

PHOTOS: Spring showers bring rainbows on Haida Gwaii

Have you snapped a photo of the meteorological phenomenon this month?

April showers bring May flowers.

This popular old proverb is meant to be a reminder that unpleasant things can bring beauty.

And while beautiful spring foliage has certainly been sprouting on Haida Gwaii throughout May, the Observer has noticed another upshot of the seasonal weather this month: rainbows.

The multicoloured arcs — a meteorological phenomenon caused by reflection, refraction and dispersion of light in water droplets, resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky — have been lighting up the island as well as local social media accounts as we head into summer.

April showers bring May showers, bring June showers, bring rainbows? It just doesn’t have the same ring to it.

Here are some of your photos (and one from us as well):

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Forever chasing rainbows 🌈 #haidagwaii

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