03/20/2014 05:37 EDT | Updated 03/20/2014 05:59 EDT

The Worst Things About Spring In Canada (PHOTOS)

Spring is here! That means sunshine, lollipops and good times, right? Wrong.

Sure, in the spring, the flowers bloom and the trees blossom, but that doesn't mean it's clear sailing when it comes to the weather.

Here are a few things we DON'T look forward to in the spring.

The snow melts away to reveal the litter of cigarette butts hiding underneath.


In Vancouver, it looks like this.

vancouver rain

In Alberta, you think you're in the clear, and then another snowstorm comes.

winter shorts

Just like in Winnipeg ...

... AND Toronto.

You put away your winter clothes, only to need them again.

Your shoes recover from the salt on the sidewalks, and then this happens.

high heels mud

We see the potholes in Edmonton.

And in Winnipeg.

They suck ...

So ...


And we can't forget Halifax. This GIF illustrates the length of time it can take to fix a pothole there:

This happens on your way to work ...

... And so does this.

broken umbrella

You wait all day to hit the patio, and then the weather turns on you again.

Your allergies flare up ...

And instead of frolicking outside, you end up like this.

Of course, it's not all bad. Spring also means great fashion ...

Pretty flowers ...

And only a few months until the summer.

So let your worries flow away, like tears in rain.

And remember: the best is yet to come.

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