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While it may seem very difficult to get a fire started after it’s rained, if you don’t live in an incredibly humid place, learning the skill of getting a fire running while conditions are still pretty wet is actually not too bad. Being able to light a fire after it’s rained is the kind of thing where a few easy tips and seeing (or reading about) someone else do it can really give you the hang of how to manage it for yourself in the future – if ever you do need to start a fire in wet conditions like those.
You absolutely can start a fire in wet conditions. It will always be much easier to start a fire in dry conditions than wet conditions, but starting fires after it’s rained is completely doable and can be the difference between a life or death situation. You don’t need very much gear at all: a firestarter, a knife, some dry flint and you’re ready to go. Undoubtedly, you already have all this kit lying around the house, so pick a rainy weekend and get started on practicing with this guide by your side!
If you’ve ever struggled with lighting a fire when it’s wet because it’s just finished raining, check out this article. Follow it and you’ll have a fire in wet conditions in absolutely no time at all.