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Could it rain lemonade?

Raindrops fall on the Elbsee lake near Aitrang, southern Germany, on October 13, 2014. KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images

If you filled a lake with lemonade, would it rain lemonade? This delicious head-scratcher does not have a straightforward answer, so we asked atmospheric scientist Deanna Hence to help out with this thought experiment. It’s one-part water cycle, one-part delicious drink and if we’re lucky, one-part lemonade rain.

Want to learn more about the water cycle? Check out this episode!