Originally Posted by Norcoredneck
If you plan on leaving it out uncovered you might think of drilling a few holes toward the outside of lid(bottom) to drain water that will settle and rust out.
Lowe's has 30" round kettle cover that fits over the drum nicely for $7.00. It doesn't go all the way down, but enough to keep the rain out. If you had a flat lid, it probably would cover most of it. With my dome lid I have about 10 to 12" hanging out.