25 Best Wind Riddles

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These wind riddles will give a whole new reason to appreciate the weather. Test your riddle skills with these fun wind riddles. See who will become the riddle champion.

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Our family loves jokes and riddles. It is the perfect way to connect with one another. So when it was 60 mph winds the other night (thank you, Texas), we decided to find our very best wind riddles to try and solve and share with you. Some of these are easier than others which makes them great for the whole family.

I love that riddles allow my kids to have fun and learn all at the same time. As they try and solve these wind riddles, they are strengthening the cognitive muscles in their brains to become better learners at school, all while laughing with one another. So, without further ado, let’s get laughing as we try to solve these fun wind riddles. How many can you solve on the first try? Let us know in the comments!

If you are looking for more riddle fun, don’t forget to check out our camping riddles and our space riddles.

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Best Wind Riddles 

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  • Q: You cant see me but sometimes you hear me and in a hurricane some people fear me, I am? Wind
  • Q: My life can be measured in hours, I serve by being devoured. Thin, I am quick fat, I am slow, wind is my foe. Candle
  • Q: I have four wings, but cannot fly, I never laugh and never cry; On the same spot I’m always found, toiling away with little sound. What am I? Windmill
  • Q: When are eyes not eyes. When the wind makes them water
  • Q: The sharp slim blade, that cuts the wind. What is it? A blade of grass.
  • Q: I move very fast but I don’t have feet. You can hear me but not for my mouth, I can bring down a building yet I’m not a machine. What am I? Wind
  • Q: You can’t see me, you can only feel me. I am? Wind
  • Q: Where on Earth do the winds always blow from the South? The North Pole
  • Q: What is the difference between a person with a cold and a strong wind? One blows a sneeze; the other blows a breeze.
  • Q: How does Mother Earth feel about wind power? She’s blown away!
  • Q: An electric train is going south at 98 mph. the wind is blowing northeast. Which direction is the smoke blowing? There is no smoke. It’s an electric train!
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  • Q: What did the hurricane say to the other hurricane? I have my eye on you!
  • Q: I pass before the sun, yet make no shadow. What am I? Wind
  • Q: I am bigger than elephant but lighter than a feather. What am I? Wind
  • Q: Walks in the wind but stands where there’s moist, Counts time, stops clock, Swallows kingdoms, gnaws rocks. What am I? Sand
  • Q: Downward grows the root. Outward grows the skin. Upward grows the shoot. What way blows the wind? Wayward
  • Q: What color is the wind? Blew
  • Q: I have an eye but cannot see. I am stronger and faster than any man alive but have no limbs. Who am I? A hurricane
  • Q: I am something which cannot be seen. I’m measured on the Beaufort scale I help to keep a kite in the air and I am what helps ships to sail. What am I? Wind
  • Q: I can be very strong but other times I’m just a breeze although you can’t see me you can see me blow about trees. What am I? Wind
  • Q: Sometimes I am a gentle breeze and other times I’m a strong gust on water I blow sailing ships and in the desert I blow dust. What am I? Wind
  • Q: You can often see my effects although I am not ever seen I come after cross, whirl and wood and come before sock, mill and screen. What am I? Wind
  • Q: I’m a breeze or a squall a cyclone or gale. I am what is measured on the Beaufort scale. What am I? Wind
  • Q: I’m measured on a special type of scale but I don’t weigh anything I can’t be seen but I’m not the Invisible Man. I can whistle but I have no mouth. I can knock down trees but I’m not a lumberjack. I help you fly a kite but I’m not a piece of string. I blow but I’m not someone playing the trumpet. What am I? Wind
  • Q: All about, but cannot be seen, Can be captured, cannot be held, No throat, but can be heard. Who Am I? Wind
Wind Riddles with green tree blowing leaves off trunk.

Which wind riddles do you love? How many did you get right? Share with us in the comments!

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