Free Weather Sound Effects – Thunderstorm & Rain

Written by: SFX Ninja

If you have been searching for thunderstorm and rain sounds then take a listen to the free thunderstorms sound effects below. Recording a fierce thunderstorm takes a bit of timing and sound designer’s skills to capture those illusive clean lightning strikes as the crack the sound barrier from light to audio.

As always please feel free to download the free sounds and use them in your audio productions. All I ask is that you give a credit of some kind back to the Sound Effects Podcast in some form. The sounds may not be redistributed or resold in their present form. If you make some music or other multimedia (audio / video, etc.) then the free thunderstorm fx on this page are royalty free to use.. back links would also be awesome! Learn more about the use of these free sounds on the Legal page.


Listen to the Thunderstorm Sounds being recorded LIVE on the show


Here is a list of the free thunderstorm sounds and fx you can download in mp3 format:

  1. free rain sound
  2. free thunder sound effect
  3. light thunder rain
  4. rain sound effects
  5. thunder lightning strike sfx


Like the free thunderstorm sound effects here? More thunder and rain sounds will be up 2014 in high quality 44.1 .WAV format

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