rain or raining

Mike12345

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1 We won't go sightseeing because it will be rainy this weekend.
2 We won't go sightseeing because it will be raining this weekend.

Teachers, which word am I supposed to use "rainy" or "raining' in the sentence above? In my opinoin, I think both are OK, in that both words can be uesd to talk about "weather".
 

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1. We won't go sightseeing because it will be rainy this weekend.
2​. We won't go sightseeing because it will be raining this weekend.

[STRIKE]Teachers,[/STRIKE] Which word am I supposed to use [STRIKE]"rainy" or "raining'[/STRIKE] in the sentence above "rainy" or "raining"? In my [STRIKE]opinoin[/STRIKE] opinion, [STRIKE]I think[/STRIKE] both are OK, in that both words can be [STRIKE]uesd[/STRIKE] used to talk about [STRIKE]"weather"[/STRIKE] the weather.

See my changes above.

"Raining" is more common but "rainy" is not incorrect. I'd probably say "We won't go sightseeing this weekend because it's going/forecast to rain".
 
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