WP Ratings - How do they work?

WP Ratings - How do they work?


You may be wondering... what is a WP rating?

WP = waterproof.

A WP rating is a level of resistance towards water, typically on items of clothing/fabric. Understanding the WP rating of a product can help you determine its level of water resistance, providing valuable information for your purchasing decisions.

For example:

Rating Resistance Elements
Up to 2,000mm Water resistant Very light rain
2,000mm–5,000mm Waterproof Light to average rain
5,000mm-10,000mm Very Waterproof Moderate to heavy rain
10,000mm and above Highly Waterproof Heavy rain



 When purchasing a jacket that you're wanting excellent cover from, aim to purchase one that has a rating of 5,000mm and up. This way, you  can ensure maximum protection from the elements and stay dry in extreme conditions.

You can view our Wet Weather collection here. If you are unsure or would rather a product recommendation, get in touch with our team of experts! Our Wet Weather collection offers a variety of products designed to withstand different levels of moisture. Be sure to check the WP rating in each product's description for specific details.

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