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24 Solar Terms -- Grain Rain

Grain Rain or "Guyu", is the 6th solar term, making it the last term of spring. The term usually arrives around April 19-21. It signals the end of cold weather and a rapid rise in temperature. It originates from the old saying, "Rain brings the growth of hundreds of grains," which shows that this period of rainfall is crucial for crops. Grain Rain brings a marked increase in temperature and precipitation.