She's My Kind of Rain

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"She's My Kind of Rain"
Single by Tim McGraw
from the album Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors
Released January 20, 2003
Recorded 2002
Genre Country
Length 4:15
Label Curb
Tim McGraw singles chronology
"Tiny Dancer"
"She's My Kind of Rain"
"Real Good Man"

"She's My Kind of Rain" is a song written by Tommy Lee James and Robin Lerner, and performed by American country music artist Tim McGraw. It was released in January 2003 as the third single from his album Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors. It peaked at number 2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, and at number 27 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart.


"She's My Kind of Rain" is a mid-tempo piece in which the narrator describes his wife in an abstract fashion.

Critical reception[edit]

The song earned a Broadcast Music Incorporated award for reaching Number One on the former Radio & Records country singles charts.[1] It also received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Country Vocal Performance-Male at the 46th Grammy Awards.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Tommy Lee James's usual director of choice: Sherman Halsey, and was filmed in London. McGraw's wife, Faith Hill, is featured at the end walking with Tim McGraw down the sidewalk. It also shows Tim walking through London with a cloak on, and him performing the song in a royal dining room of a restaurant. It premiered on CMT on November 22, 2002.

Chart positions[edit]

"She's My Kind of Rain" re-entered the charts as an official single at number 47 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the chart week of January 25, 2003. The song reached a peak of number 2 on the Billboard country singles charts in early 2003.

Chart (2003) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[3] 2
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 27

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Position
US Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 23


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[6] Gold 500,000double-dagger

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ ""She's My Kind of Rain" Pools #1 Prize". BMI. 2003-09-14. Retrieved 2009-04-23. 
  2. ^ Susman, Gary (December 4, 2003). "Grammylicious". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Tim McGraw – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Tim McGraw.
  4. ^ "Tim McGraw – Chart history" Billboard Hot 100 for Tim McGraw.
  5. ^ "Best of 2003: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 2003. Retrieved July 13, 2012. 
  6. ^ "American single certifications – Tim McGraw – She's My Kind of Rain". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved March 31, 2016.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH

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