Rainy Day Oscars

February 28, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Worried that #OscarMonsoon is going to happen on Mar. 2?

There’s a 4 in 10 chance of rain this Sunday, but its unlikely that festivities will be ruined since a giant protective tarp is already in place to protect the red carpet and the stars.



A similar tarp ensured that proceedings weren’t dampened when it rained at the 2008, 2010, and 2011 Academy Awards ceremonies.

Other award ceremonies, however, were not that fortunate.

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street star, had to whip out a brolly at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. It also rained at the 2013 British Academy of Film and Theatre Arts (BAFTA) Awards.

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio holds an umbrella as he arrives for the screening of the film The Great Gatsby ahead of the opening of the 66th edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Loic Venance, Pool)


In the United States, the last event where celebrities had to tote umbrellas was at the 2010 Golden Globe Awards ceremony.

Cameron Diaz arrives on the red carpet for the 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hill, California, January 17, 2010. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)


Still concerned about #OscarMonsoon? Comedian Jimmy Kimmel provides perspective with his montage of Los Angeles news stations panicking over the recent downpours.