40 Riddles about the Wind

Whistling through trees, rustling leaves, and invisible yet powerful, the wind is indeed a mysterious thing in itself. 

In its intangible embrace, it carries secrets and stories, making it a perfect subject for riddles that challenge the mind and spark your imagination. 

These riddles about the wind capture its elusive nature and offer a playful way to ponder the unseen forces that shape our world.

Let’s try out some of them. 

Riddles about the Wind

  1. I am not seen but often heard, a gentle whisper, not a word. What am I?

  2. I can howl like a wolf and be as gentle as a breeze, I am all around but unseen. What am I?

  3. I can fly without wings, I can cry without eyes. Whenever I go, the sky cries. What am I?

  4. I come and go as I please, and I’m never the same. I can be calm or I can be wild. What am I?

  5. I am often in the storm, a wail like a ghost. Though feared, I’m not a beast. What am I?

  6. I can make a flag fly and your hair dance, but I can’t be seen or touched. What am I?

  7. I can be as gentle as a whisper or as wild as a roar, felt by all but seen by none. What am I?

  8. I am not a bird, but I can fly through the sky. I am not a river, but I am full of waves. What am I?

  9. I travel the world and yet I am stuck in a corner, what am I?

  10. I can whistle, I can howl, I am invisible but can be felt. What am I?

  11. You can hear me before you see me, but when you see me, you cannot see anything else. What am I?

  12. I am a breath of fresh air, yet not a soul can see me. I can topple trees, yet I can soothe you. What am I?

  13. I can fan a fire, fly a kite, but I do not have a form. What am I?

  14. You feel me on your face, but you cannot grasp me in your hand. What am I?

  15. I am as light as a feather, but even the world’s strongest man couldn’t hold me for long. What am I?

  16. I have no voice, but I can speak to you without words. I am always there, but often go unnoticed. What am I?

  17. I can cool your home, make leaves dance, but cannot be seen. What am I?

  18. I am everywhere but cannot be caught, I can whisper or I can roar. What am I?

  19. I can make things fly without touching them, and I can sing without a voice. What am I?

  20. I can turn a mill, fill a sail, and push a cloud, yet I never know where I’m going. What am I?

  21. I have no body or soul, but I can touch your heart or fill a hole. What am I?

  22. I can whistle, I can moan, I can dance on a dune, but I am never seen. What am I?

  23. Gentle enough to soothe your skin, strong enough to break through tin. What am I?

  24. I am not alive, but I grow; I don’t have lungs, but I need air; I don’t have a mouth, but water kills me. What am I?

  25. I can shake buildings and rattle windows without a single touch. What am I?

  26. I am invisible, I am swift, I can flow high and sweep low. What am I?

  27. I can sing a song without a voice, fly without wings, and cry without eyes. What am I?

  28. Invisible and untouchable, I bring things to life with a gentle push or pull. What am I?

  29. I can carry a tune without uttering a sound and bend a tree without touching it. What am I?

  30. I am never at rest and never in motion, and I don’t have a mouth, but I speak to everyone. What am I?

  31. I can help propel you forward, or I can hinder your progress. I am everywhere but often unnoticed. What am I?

  32. I can carry a message around the world, yet I never move. What am I?

  33. I am not a snake, but I can hiss. I am not a bird, but I can whisper. What am I?

  34. I can be as soft as a whisper or as harsh as a scream, I can be seen in a dance but never caught. What am I?

  35. I can make a wave without water, and make leaves dance without a touch. What am I?

  36. Without me, a kite can’t fly, and a sailboat can’t sail. What am I?

  37. I can move things without touching them and speak without a voice. What am I?

  38. I can rustle leaves and cool your face, yet I leave no trace. What am I?

  39. I am heard but never seen, felt but never touched, present everywhere but often ignored. What am I?

  40. I can cause a chill or bring relief, yet I am invisible and silent. What am I?


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  3. Cloud

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  5. Wind in a Storm

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  9. A Stamp (metaphor for air mail)

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  11. A Dust Storm

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  15. Breath (Wind)

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  4. Fire (influenced by air/wind)

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  12. The Wind (as in airwaves)

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