90 Best Weather Names for Dogs [Actually Good]

In case you didn’t know, dogs love the outdoors and appreciate whatever weather nature throws at them. Whether it’s soft snow or blazing sun, they find something to be happy about.

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Our 90+ best weather names for dogs – sun, rain, or hail!

To capture their joy when they splash through puddles or roll around in the snow, choose a name for them relating to their favorite, or your favorite, type of weather. 

Whether you love a beach day, a snow day, or a rainy day, we have some charming names that might be perfect for your new puppy!

Sunny Day-inspired Names

sun drenched dog
A beautiful sun drenched dog

Do you and your new puppy love it when the sun is shining? Are you both beach bums or just obsessed with basking in the warm sun? Then choose one of these precious sunny day-inspired names that will make your pup glow like the sun!

Few things are as beautiful as a sunny day with a clear sky, and we often take it for granted. But our dogs usually don’t! They love a warm day where their paws and ears aren’t cold anymore. They can frolic in the flowers and run through sprinklers, you know, adorable dog things. 

But it gets even cuter when they have a sweet name like “Rainbow”, which will exemplify their personality. These names work well for yellow or golden dogs like labs or retrievers because they look like a sunny day in dog form. 

  1. Sunny
  2. Sunshine
  3. Sky
  4. Sonny
  5. Ozone
  6. Rainbow
  7. Sunrise
  8. Sunset
  9. Balmy
  10. Dew
  11. Thermal
  12. Heatwave
  13. Mercury
  14. Sol
  15. Camper
  16. Shade
  17. Dawn
  18. Dusk
  19. Beach
  20. Sunburn
  21. Yellow

Rainy Day-inspired Names

jack russell in a raincoat
Jack Russell in a raincoat. Ready for any inclement weather!

Rainy days might be gloomy and depressing to some, but plenty of dogs and humans love a drizzly day. When you can hear the rain tap-tapping outside on the pavement or feel the moist, cool air after a long drought, it’s heaven.

Does your dog love splashing through puddles or basking in the rainfall? Name them after this weather event! You can give them a forceful name like “Gale,” like a Gale force wind, one of the strongest forces on earth. Or name them something cute and endearing like “breeze,” giving them an airy and blissful aura.

These names are extra appropriate if you have a blue dog, like a pitbull or poodle. This kind of coloring is rare but gorgeous when you get to see it. So take advantage of the many things to love about a rainy day, and name your dog after one!

  1. Drizzle
  2. Rain
  3. Puddle
  4. Thunder
  5. Bolt
  6. Lightening
  7. Storm Flash
  8. Hurricane
  9. Tsunami
  10. Cirrus
  11. Nimbus
  12. Breeze
  13. Downpour
  14. Cloud
  15. Flood
  16. Foggy
  17. Misty
  18. Muggy
  19. Gale
  20. Gust
  21. Monsoon
  22. Cumulus
  23. Eddy
  24. Fog
  25. Shadow
  26. Tornado
  27. Typhoon
  28. Vortex

Snowy Day-inspired Names

brown and white dog in the snow
A brown dog with white markings enjoying the initial snowfall.

If you love a winter wonderland, and so does your pup, consider choosing one of these adorable snowy day-inspired names. Whether it’s a delicate snowflake or a massive blizzard, these names can help capture your dog’s personality while appreciating those cold, cozy days in December. 

These names are gentle and soft, just like a fresh snowfall. And some of them pack a punch like “Surge.” So consider which of these names your puppy encapsulates if you know they love snow and want to commemorate their passion by including it in their name!

Snow day-inspired names are perfect for white or gray dogs that disappear when they lay down in the snow. Plus, you can keep the winter vibe present all year round.

  1. Snowflake
  2. Blizzard
  3. Snowbell
  4. Flurry
  5. Frosty
  6. Crystal
  7. Icicle
  8. Snowball
  9. Snowman
  10. Hail
  11. Surge
  12. Bluster
  13. Ice
  14. Freezer
  15. Snowcone
  16. Polar
  17. Arctic
  18. Tundra
  19. Sleet
  20. Thaw
  21. Windchill
  22. Glacier

Seasonal-inspired Names

If choosing just one type of weather isn’t your style, check out these seasonal-inspired names. From the names of months to temperature measurement systems, some of these names are super cute, and others will give your dog a more distinguished demeanor, such as “Equinox,” which marks a change in the seasons. If your dog has that kind of energy, where they command the room and love the outdoors, these seasonal names are perfect and charming. 

We even threw in some names relating to the moon since it pulls the tides and affects our weather here on earth. Sometimes when we think of the weather, we don’t think of the changing of seasons. But when the seasons change during the year, that’s when we experience some of the most impactful weather. 

  1. Autumn
  2. Summer
  3. June
  4. April
  5. May
  6. Winter
  7. Spring
  8. August
  9. Pumpkin
  10. Radar
  11. Fujita
  12. Isobar
  13. Kelvin
  14. Blossom
  15. Bloom
  16. Gourdy
  17. Equinox
  18. Lunar
  19. Solstice
dog in field
A brown and black dog loving life in a field. Always check your dog for grass seeds and ticks after outdoor play!

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Final Thoughts 

Hopefully, one of these names will suit your new dog perfectly. Every time you call their name, you’ll think of how much they love to eat snow or lay in the sunniest spot in your yard. Weather names are timeless and are as simple as naming the dog after their birth month or reaching down into weather vocabulary to name them something unique and clever like “Kelvin”.