Question: What's the best weather for photographers?
Answer: San Diego weather
Question: What's the best weather for photography?
Answer: Often, horrible weather
There are bungee cords at both ends of the rain cape.
Snuggle one of them around the lens hood, and adjust the other one so you can get a hand inside.
Wear a hat with a brim to protect your camera when you look through the viewfinder.
Use a clear filter (haze, skylight, or UV) to protect your lens.