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The Sound of Thunder, without the fear of strikes

Our Rain Noise is by far the most often played sound on myNoise, attracting thousands of visitors every day! It sounds very even, and works perfectly as a noise blocker but also is used to relieve stress and tension. While our rain noise provides a lot of rain, and just a touch of thunder rumble in the lower register, our thunder noise generator is the opposite: a lot of thunder, and just the right amount of rain to fill in the higher frequencies. The rain on Distant Thunder is slightly more dynamic too, offering subtle variations over time, which is how rain should sound below thunderclouds. Turn the Animate! feature on, to further increase this effect.

This thunder soundscape has been deliberately kept quiet and calm: no instant thunder clap or lightning strike will frighten people with anxiety problems, or astraphobia (the fear of thunder and lightning).

Have you ever heard of Rain.today? It's an online rain generator that perfectly blends with this one! Try combining both, you will be surprised. Click the orange link to add another layer of rain sounds.

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  This site is a GODSEND. I have vocal tics, & I ALSO have sensory processing issues & when I'm trying to study (or just exist in general) those don't exactly mix well. I love the range of noises on this site & the ability to adjust everything, so I can find something that suits what I'm currently in the mood for.

  I've got a co-worker that loves making little rustling noises and he doesn't come to an end, so that really stresses me out. So I put on some distant thunder on my nc-headphones and it makes me calm again. Thanks.

  Love hearing the severe thunderstorms in Indiana! This sounds just like it. Thank you!

  Whenever I need to sleep and I'm too anxious or stressed, putting this on a two or three hour timer helps me. The rain isn't harsh, but it's loud enough to gently tap tap tap my anxieties away, and the thunder rolls in and sweeps the stressors out, if only for a little while. Listening to this just makes me feel at peace and relaxed, and it's easily one of my most used and one of my favorites.

  This Web site is really useful. When I must study I use the mynoise.net I think everyone needs to know about this app...

  I love combining this with Old Mansion.

  Paired with car interior, it makes a great match! :D

  I listen to these when I'm studying. It's dope.

  This generator is perfect for masking the bass sound of the bar below my flat when it gets a bit too loud! Very soothing and really helps me to focus :)

  I genuinely like it! As I listened to this while doing my test for school quite literally. I combined it with "Examination Time". It was just amazing! As it honestly helps me. It only takes a little while to load for me, but that's the only negative feedback I have. This helps me focus, especially when I’m stressed it calms me down, and my anxiety can get bad at time so once again, this helps a lot.

  I've been layering this with Medieval Library and it's delightful! Very cozy but not distracting. Helps me pretend it's chilly out when it's actually sweltering hot.

  Helped me sleep very well.

  Of course it's gotta be me who loves Winter the most but misses the thundery Summer nights. Great noise generator! :)

  Love this when I’m studying, helps me block out any distractions and is soothing in general.

  I imagine sitting on the porch of a midwestern farmhouse as a thunderstorm approaches. The smell of rain and thunder permeates the air, the house creaks under the force of the breeze coming through. Somewhere nearby a swing rocks back and forth. You sit and watch the storm approach, taking in the sights and sounds, knowing you have nothing to do that night but wait for dinner.

  Last year I developed a new fear for thunder when it killed my power at home, and I could not sleep at all due to an ongoing heat wave and no fan, let alone air conditioner. But this generator lets me experience thunder in a way that doesn't terrify me at all, in fact it's even soothing to me.

  So I added this to Anamnesis and Osmosis and it's all come together beautifully. Its what you'd imagine a fantasy journey through a rainy night sounds like. 10/10, thank you. ~A girl named Arti

  It is very good and it help me focus on my math homework but dont tell anyone because I’m not supposed to be on my computer right now.

  This + Ferryboat = Ayy! Chill like a pirate.

  You're chillin' in your room while there's storm outdoor.

  I love this website so much, I've been in lockdown for 4 weeks now, with more to come. I stay on my computer from the moment I wake up, to before I go to sleep. Ii always have this particular noise generator on while I'm doing web lessons, meetings, and to keep myself calm, as Ii struggle with my mental health. Thank you so much, Stéphane, I plan to donate money for this site soon :)!!

  It's so much easier to write when I'm not distracted by all the little noises. This sound is great white noise without being irritating after a while. Good work all around!

  It helped me sleep.

  it's amazing how much noise this blocks out. the low thrum of thunder was so calming and this really helped me with a panic attack last night.

  It's just absolutely crazy how effective this is in blocking out noise and helping me focus.

  With all the noise going on around me, I needed something to bring me back to nature. The unpredictability of thunder truly is beautiful.

  Have been feeling antsy all day due to a lot of panic attacks, finally sat down to write and with distant thunder in the background, I finally feel at peace, even for a bit. Having this at my disposal is just… so nice.

  I can't help but love rain and the comfort it brings! This website has the best selection of rain noises I have found.

  The most absolute perfect Gift. Thank You to everyone who has anything to its concept & creation.. Well done

  Hi, I'm 13 and I'm literally the CEO of ADHD and autism and I listen to this stuff and my brain does funny wiggles. Thank you so much myNoise.

  This is my favorite sound to listen to while writing. It helps me concentrate! -AKA

  Distant Thunder is my favourite sound on this site as of now, it's great for studying and blocking out the noise. I love the feeling of being inside your cosy home while rain spits onto your window and thunder crackles, now I can emulate that with this noise generator.

  This sound is amazing for when you're reading.

  I turn on Distant Thunder when I need to focus. It blocks distractions, and it also transports me back to my childhood and the crazy thunderstorms of the American midwest. I used to spend hours curled up with a book listening to the crash of thunder and the gentle lull of the rain and now I can have that audio background without waiting for nature to provide.

  It sounded like it would not help at first but it actually helped.

  Imagine this: playing this, car interior, and your favorite music, it's like listening to music on the radio while being in your (or family member's) car on a stormy day/night. It felt really good!

  Absolutely wonderful for studies and de-stressing!

  This is my absolute favourite noise because I've always considered the rumbling as a calming noise. I adore the distant thunder sound.

  I don't like getting wet and in the cold, but I do enjoy very much the thunder over my head with heavy rain when I'm cosy and worm inside, with a hot drink, stand behind the window.

  I love the sound of heavy storms with pounding rain and really close thunder. sounds like the storm is right on top of you. very nice for sleep.

  It's my personal attention trainer. Too long I have relied on anti-depressants and focus medication to be able to concentrate and get stuff done. Recently, this has become my personal therapy and now I am able to work uninterrupted for hours... with tranquility. Thank you for being a part of me getting my life back!


  Always makes me think of the thunder at the start of Ratatouille.

  I have always had lots of problems to concentrate. Since I found this website, specially the combination of this Thunder & Rain noise with some meditation music has changed my professional life. I can focus for hours and my productivity has multiplied. I am very thankful for this.

  I didn't know how badly I needed this until I found it!

  Back to my old favorite, Distant Thunder... I have an affinity with storms; in my 59 years, I've been within a couple hundred feet of nine strikes, to everything from a palm tree to my childhood home's roof (three times) to a cinderblock wall. No clue why, and I guess I ought to be afraid of them; but storm-sounds will make me sleep like a baby. Thank you for my rest; I truly appreciate it.

  I really love that website! It helps me to focus while I am coding. The slider animation feels very natural.

  Ever since the pandemic started I had to work from home. Due to my noisy upstairs neighbors I was having a very difficult time concentrating. This website helped me focus by drowning the background noises of the neighbors music, elephant steps, and furniture noises (does everyone else neighbors move their furniture around the house the whole day?!). Anyways, five stars to this website!

  Loving it since the first time I tried!! Thank you so much!

  This is good in the background of anything, but especially music I can mediate with or just relax with. For example, I love listening to kalimba and it helps have an even better effect on me. Thank you, Dr. Pideon for showing us such relaxing noises that helps us feel better :D I have a lot of racing thoughts in my head but this never feels to be relaxing.

  Wow, this page is amazing! I put this on while studying, so cosy...

  Feels like I'm outside - I love the rumble and loud crackle of thunder.

  I love it, it makes me chill all day long.

  I love this one. When the rain sounds too loud I get distracted, but if it is not there it gets lonely so this is the perfect amount of rain for me <3

  Ever since my uncle died I've been thinking about why and how it happened and it slows my schoolwork down and I found this it helps me work calm down and sleep. Thank you myNoise.

  This plus the middle frequencies of Thunder & Rain basically teleported me to a different dimension. In my mind, I'm on holiday and a stray rainy day means I get to sit on the porch all afternoon, serene in the knowledge that all I can do today is enjoy the peace and quiet.

  I put this on my zoom meeting when it's raining so that i'm still able to listen to it. I love that it becomes softer and louder as time goes on, it makes for an outstandingly real experience!

  I've always loved the sound of rain, thank you for this!

  Oh my goodness! I love this sound mixed with a quiet fireplace. It recreates the perfect feeling of sitting in front of the fireplace during a rainstorm. Thank you!

  This sound is very relaxing. I love it!

  Always helps me to focus on writing! Thanks a lot for creating this!

  More thunder, less rain and it sounds amazing!!

  If you combine this with Anamnesis, you feel a sense of watching the world crumble. There are no people besides you; never were. The world is familiar, but you are leaving it behind.

  This sound blends really well with Erik Satie's Gymnopedies!

  Mixing this with fireplace recently for a remote cabin experience.

  This one has been helping me a lot with concentrating at home. Since we are still on isolation, I have been struggling a lot with studying with the background noise my family provides. I have been listening to this every day. Keep up the good work!

  Reminds me of home. Thank you!

  Since my daughter died suddenly and unexpectedly 17 months ago I've struggled to sleep. I stumbled on this soft rain and thunder in the background noise. It really works and I'm asleep in minutes. I wish I could save it to my music app which allows me to turn sounds off after a specified time instead of having to search for this website.

  I've always struggled with attention, and this generator above all others allows me to drown out ALL other noise, and I get my work done like never before. It's also great mixed with the Gregorian Voices!

  I love the sound of thunders and agressive rain, but sometimes this means that I am in danger beside my electrical dispositives. So, after I discovered this site, it was playing all the time, and I have the same lovely feeling without that looks dangerous.

  This setting, along with Summer Night Thunder (thunder turned up high with no rain) and Duduk Song, is such a beautifully haunting setting; gives me Yasha Nydoorin dream-vision vibes.

  This is incredible. I struggle with ADHD and I am not on any medication. I struggle immensely with focusing and this noise generator in particular helps me so much. Thank you.

  Loving the deep rumbles.

  I love this. With a bit of increase in volume, it cuts out a great deal of other noise, and is so relaxing. I can write forever with this in my ears.

  I'm not a huge fan of thunder, but having it slightly in the background actually helps with my anxiety alot!

  The vibe and the noises you want to hear with a hot chocolate and a cat by your side.

  This brings back strong memories of when I was a kid growing up in Utica, NY, after a 90+ degree day in summer, muggy heat. Then we'd sit on the front or back porch (depending on which side had more lightning) and just watch the light-show while drinking Pepsi (or even hot chocolate, if it got cool enough during a night-time storm).

  My 6th grade students love this sound during independent work. It really helps them to focus. They always ask for more thunder, so I set the thunder high and animate it. Sometimes we layer it with Tropical Birds or sounds of flowing water. It makes a big difference in their ability to concentrate. It doesn't hurt that I use it all the time myself to focus or sleep!

  Steady rain, gentle surges, and the deep, deep rumblies that go straight to your soul. Aw yiss.

  I turn down sliders 9 & 10 for less hiss and sleep without neighborhood noises disturbing me! It also helps me focus while working or reading. I live in the desert and can't get enough of these rain sounds.

  Pure thunder. Use with 'Rain on a Tent' for a more pronounced, cosy rain. - Lazzie

  This is what I use to write for my English class.

  This is my preset. It helps me survive. Thanks Doctor.

  Rumble all the way up and everything else at 50% and oh my god is this the most motivating, exciting and calm sounds I've ever heard. This has helped me focus and I have it on as soon as I turn on my PC. 11/10

  It really helps me when I’m overthinking things or working on schoolwork. This generator sounds super cool when paired with the Gregorian Voices generator, especially with the bell, giving me a feeling of sheltered out of the storm and of peace. I’ve been using this site on and off for two years and I absolutely love all of it!

  Really helps me focus!

  No rain just thunder and you are in a safe cabin in the middle of nowhere.

  I just love mild thunderstorms and this is just perfect.

  Thank you, the sound of rain in a thunder storm definitely sounds different from just normal rain.

  This generator is a savior for me right now taking online courses from home, in a house with multiple people also working from home. Perfect amount of variation to keep it as background noise, and great at noise cancelling. (Can confirm that is it great for students with ADHD!)

  Great stuff. First, I can turn off the screen on my cell phone, thus saving on battery drain. Second, this is great for training dogs to not fear thunder. Just have it on at low volume (almost inaudible) while one is together with the pup doing every day things, and each day increase the volume just a wee bit. Don't rush it. It takes time. Do it over months.

  This is perfect for studying or trying to focus on a task. The sounds of the thunder and rain are relaxing and help take the stress out of work for school. I love this and I can't wait to use it again.

  This site really helps me feel comfortable when I'm having a hard time focusing or having an emotional episode. Rain has always been a soft spot for me and having this in my bookmarks has saved me a lot of time trying to deal with my short attention span :)

  Listen to this with some lofi. It feels like you're in your bed, chillin' with some rain and a distant thunder outside.

  The thunder and rain mixed with some instrumentals makes for a really good background noise to study to. Biochem here I come!

  I write software and I listen to this frequently to help concentrate. I alternate between this and ambient/space music with the headphones on and I find I am more productive.

  Me and my family are used to having white noise from a fan as we sleep. Now we're on holiday to Pembrokeshire, in a hotel without a fan. We were about to give up hope of sleep when I remembered we could totally use this. Kept my mom happy lol :)

  I've used myNoise since 2015, and now I simply can't imagine studying without it! Love this site more than anything.

  Its a 2-1 kind of deal! I can really focus with this and if I just need a break I can just close my eyes and relax. Thank you :)

  This has helped me through so many panic attacks, I can't even count how many.

  This is pretty much the only thing keeping me working.

  Man, this is perfect to get me on focus!

  This custom noise is really great layered on top of certain songs (especially soft, calming songs) and are great as background noise! I sometimes put this + music on during drawing or they do help with managing anxiety. <3

  Love the design on this one, hopefully it'll help me focus on my exams.

  Wonderful for studing!

  It's really calming and it make concentration much easier.

  There's a lot happening in the world- just taking this time to breathe with the soft rumblings of the wind and rain is helping a bunch. Thanks for this.

  So so grateful that this just loads and plays - Thunder with rain easing my soul xx

  I swear, I get the best naps out of this particular soundscape. Nothing makes me sleep more soundly and feel more refreshed when I wake than the sounds of a thunderstorm, lightning and all.

  Absolutely brilliant! Helps me foucus properly.

  This is very nice, especially because I can adjust the settings to have lots of rain with plenty of quiet thunder, which makes me happy :)

  Thank you! This helped me so much during my Bachelors Thesis, and it surely helps me in my Masters Thesis now! Thank you!

  I have ADHD and this really helps me focus on whatever I might be doing at the time. I also love to use it for writing stories that have scenes in the rain; it really helps me get in the mood.

  I love this sound for when I'm studying and drawing, it really blocks out all other noises.

  Quite literally perfect for writing about a horribly devastating, mysterious alien superstorm on another planet. Combine it with something along the lines of Dark Storm by Mystic Naad and its just perfect. Remember, when the storm comes, seek shelter. Wouldnt want to encounter the abominations that dwell within. -Lirei Taichen

  It helps me to sleep.

  I love this preset. Something to do with rain and thunder always helps me focus and type faster.

  I put mine on Animation and 2x speed because I like that breezing thunderstorm feeling like it'll get loud and then gets quiet. It's like an inner massage and it helps me not get too stressed on whatever I'm doing.

  I have ADHD and it helps me study.

  This preset is absolutely incredible with some calmer music with a beat, such as folktronica or synthwave. I love this site so much <3

  Helps me focus when my mind starts to wander off and I need to work -HL

  This nose helps me sleep. I need to have something going in the background or I can’t fall asleep. Thank you so so much! :)

  This really helps me create a setting in my mind when I'm just thinking. I love it.

  Thank you so much! These sound help me relax and get my studies done while I listen to the rain and thunder combine with soft instrumental music.

  I've always loved storms and rain together. They keep me away from anxiety and whenever I feel very bad it instantly calms me down. With this noise I can go to sleep peacefully, knowing that if smtg goes wrong I just have to press 2 buttons to feel better. Thanks you, A lot.

  For a time I was horridly scared of thunder, being anxiety ridden as I was, now I am in awe. Whenever there is a storm I stop what I am doing, go on the balcony and just listen. I am grateful I can now have those moments of calm whenever I need them. :)

  It sounds like it rains from far.

  I was diagnosed with ADD rather than ADHD, but I still like it when I'm drawing or writing , I need something in the background.

  ADHD student here. I like to put this on my computer or phone and then go to spotify and play my music quietly in the background. It's great for studying and just calm stuff.

  I feel like thunder is the most calming sound ever and with rain it makes it better. It's great for studying, relaxing, and even trying to sleep.

  Reminds me of when I used to live in Thermopolis, WY and the summer storms that would come, often violent thunder right over your head, and coupled with insane amounts of rain. There was a strike in my yard one time, leaving a crater in the ground!

  A song was played and a storm appeared, the night sky filled with light and rain... A song taught by a child in green, who was he?

  The deep rumble and the thunders in the background give me goosebumps and make me shiver. I love that!

  The wonderful sounds here has helped me focus in an open office. Now I'm relying on them keep me sane and functional while working from home during the coronavirus outbreak.

  This is beyond wonderful. Makes me feel nostalgic for the days of having the windows open, listening to the distant thunder and rain in the summer. Absolutely beautiful.

  Surprisingly relaxing.

  The storm is picking up. This helps so much you have no idea.

  Thank you so much for this! I used to write as a hobby when I was in high school and was never able to get back to it and simply enjoy it . I tend to get anxious in the evening, which prevented me from focusing long enough to be able to write efficiently - and it frustrated me so much! With the low thunder in my headphone though? My brain finally stops going in every direction.

  This has been the most helpful noise machine for me. The gentle evolution of sound reminds me of days under the porch in a storm, listening and waiting. The sense of calm. Of time passing without stress is something that I long for, and this noise machine is amazing in how it can give that feeling so clearly. These settings are my favorite, and great for long sessions of listening.

  The storm has almost passed. It has died down. No howling of the wind, no slight worries, no torrential rains or deafening rips in the sky that seem to defy time itself. Just calm. Almost warm, it's so peaceful. A low rumble to accompany one almost like a cat's purr. To give illusion to the pines reaching upward into the achromatic blanket of sky and rain. An eye to your storm. - Zarla P.

  Thank you for this. It drowns out the annoying SOBs at work perfectly. Now I don't have to get fired for punching my "dear" colleagues in the face, with a chair.

  I genuinely think that this, out of all the noise generators, is forever and always my favorite. It's my constant companion in writing, even with more atmospheric stories/work that doesn't always require a storm's ambiance. I've fallen asleep to it, calmed my anxiety with it, and whenever a storm is far and away, used it to give me that memory all over again.

  Been having severe anxiety issues lately, this helped soooo much!

  Out of all the wonderful soundscapes on this website, this is my favorite. I listen to it at work, when I'm trying to concentrate and drown people out. I listen to it on my train commute (often combined with other sounds, like "unreal wind" or "unreal ocean") to help me relax and -- again -- drown out the constant noise other people make. This is calming, serene and wonderful.

  This combined with some mellow, or jazz like music helped me so much to calm down. Thank you for this amazing website.

  I sent this calibration to my SO, who lives halfway around the globe, and we both liked it enough to fall asleep to. I even had the best nights sleep without medication in years. The sounds likely wasn't the reason, but theres no proving or disproving.

  This noise, with 88 Keys "dark keys" and Black Hole (just the red and brown sliders) is nice. Kind of a melancholy cinematic feel.

  I've been listening to hundred of hours on YouTube of relaxation videos but I've never found something with such a clear sound, low white noise, and mixable sound. This website in perfect how it is. I wouldn't change anything and you can trust me when I tell you that I very rarely find something perfect. This website is a gift. Thank you. Thanks for the work you put in it.

  It's perfect for when I'm feeling down, ill or just can't sleep. For me, thunder and rain is so relaxing!

  The perfect ambiance for an impending storm from inside.

  This is the greatest website ever. I LOVE the sound of thunderstorms and hate the sound of my computer fan. Perfect solution, helps me stay sane and focused. Thank you myNoise.net!

  Perfection, at first, I was using this with your rain slides, but by itself, this is still just amazing, it's so calming and helps me focus on my papers. It sounds so relaxing, like a rainstorm at the beach outside my window on an autumn's day. Thank you myNoise, this is just what I needed.

  Helped ground me when I was crying. Thanks. I think I'll use it to fall asleep tonight.

  Mixed with a bit of lofi, this helps me sleep at night.

  When the room is too loud, I open this and I dont hear what they talk about.

  Thanks so much! Puts me right to sleep.

  Loud thunder I find calming. Studywise this is the best thing I have ever found for keeping me on task.

  I have always loved the sound of thunder, it makes me happy, and I am easily distracted, so this is now my new favorite thing, because it keeps my mind in one place.

  I have quite bad astrophobia, so I usually avoid thunder soundtracks, but the clear description of what to expect in this was extremely helpful, and convinced me to give it a try. Now it's one of my favorite sounds on this website, and helps me focus to write despite my ADHD!

  Helps me to focus on my studies.

  I have used this soundscape as an absolute necessity in my shift work as a nurse. Thank you so much to the creator of this site/sound, you truly have given me boundless hours of rest.

  So peaceful, love it!

  Wow! This is so calming!

  Absolute favorite of mine.

  Absolutely wonderful! Couldn't live without it.

  Every noise in this website is awesome but this is my favorite .This one is deep and peaceful. It helps me study & read.Thank you Barış Özcan for their recommendation and thank you myNoise for this website.

  When I will have my first paycheck, I will make donations constantly. I love the idea of this website. Storm Calms me and I feel safe. Maybe I have an undiagnosed mental disorder. Even if I dont, this site helps me to focus and stay calm.

  This resembles the very very rare rains that bless us in the Karoo, after months of heat and drought. Distant thunder over the hills, close enough to tease but not quite arriving as it should.

  I know many, many people have said the same thing, but this is honestly an absolute GODSEND for me. This, paired with some music from my playlist, is the quickest and easiest way to get me to focus for up to two-three hours at a time on one thing and it's so incredibly useful. I love it. Thank you so much.

  I have this playing through my speakers 24/7. Helps calm my anxiety, and helps me focus with my ADHD. It's pretty quiet, but still audible to drive my mom nuts through my paper-thin door!

  Very very relaxing. Helps with stress/anxiety, sleep, and distractions while writing.

  Oh my God! I am in love with thunder!

  This masks both external and internal noises and gives a very peaceful sleep. Thank you!

  Since I am in 6th grade I have a lot of homework and this really helps me get to sleep and makes me feel like I have slept longer than 6 hours when in reality I haven't. I also have ADHD.

  Very relaxing. Helps me to drift off to sleep (:

  This helps when my teacher is with reading groups in language arts and this calms me down and helps me read. It helps with sleep too!

  LOVE THIS! Thank you so much I suffer from insomnia and this has helped me to relax more :)

  I usually have an attention span that's shorter than a fruit fly's lifespan, but this setting combined with some ambient music from artists such as Solar Fields and Carbon Based Lifeforms really make it easy for me to focus. I'll always love this site! <3

  Mixing this with the 88 Keys one sounds fabulous. I have this quite loud, and the piano soft, as a presence. This is working great for getting my speech done.

  I have severe ADHD and this helped me concentrate on getting my paper done! I highly recommend it for anyone who's struggling with ADD or ADHD.

  This is the only thing that helps me focus for my college readings wether it be in my room or at the library. Pair this with noise canceling headphones and you're in heaven! :)

  Thunders are helping me after a major writer's block. I can't thank this site enough for this!

  Blessed, I love rain and combined with tin roof rain it really sounds like its raining in my room, thank you Dr. Pigeon!

  Thank you so much for this, I feel so blessed to have access to this content. It helps with my stress and anxiety.

  Thank you so much this is helping me sleep for school! Thanks!

  This wonderful, relaxing noise gives you the power to focus for hours. Time is lost and productivity is higher than ever. Thank you so much!!

  I'm in 6th grade and I'm depressed and this cured it.

  This really helps, the thunder is just loud enough to hear the booms, and the rain level is just enough to make it seem like its coming from outside. I put this on every night!

  I always enjoyed listening to the rain especially being from Seattle. Having a wide variety on hand be it a customizable mixer or loaded presets just shows the intricacy of the setup that allows for the creation of the perfect mixture for whomever may appreciate it. I have deep appreciation and respect for this man to go out and gather and source all of this for everyone to enjoy. Please donate!

  My soul is soothed in a profound way. Thank you.

  As a ADHD student with procrastination problems and 2 little sisters who watch sims 4 youtube channels on the tv all day, this may have saved my AP Language grade, not sure yet but hopefully. 10/10 would donate but alas, I am broke.

  Normal office noise is bad for concentration; same uninspired crappy songs repeating in an infinite loop on speakers every single day is nauseating. Thankfully I can block it out with this gem of a website.

  I love this mixed with examination time, it makes for rather productive background noise, almost like sitting a class room or library with a storm brewing outside.

  Oh my Lord after using the other noise site that went completely commercial I was put off from these sites. Thank you that you saw the need for such a site. This is the best thing ever.

  I love the sound of rain, it helps me feel confortable and focus. This generator sometimes gets me wondering if it really isn't raining outside, which is the only thing that occasionally distracts me while I'm deeply focused, immensely helped by this website, which is a testament to its effectiveness.

  This. Is. So. Cool! I can't believe this website exists. Thank you for such cool sounds.

  Never underestimate the impact this project has had on people Dr. Pigeon! I have been using your noise generators for at least a year now and it is an essential part of my routine to get focused, and stay productive when working on a project. Your work is valuable to me and I would like to thank you for putting this out to the world.

  I always use this when my neighbours are making noises again :D

  I have some major ADHD and the thunder helps me focus on my task.

  Love the site, your dedication and the ultra-high quality of the sounds. The ability to adjust levels of sounds and settings within the sounds are amazing! Keep up the great work!

  I suffer with quite bad anxiety and often have trouble sleeping due to it. The thunder & rain noise generator helps tremendously for when my anxiety starts when I try to sleep and always helps calm me down. Cannot recommend it enough for those who suffer with anxiety/sleep problems.

  This is really good ambience for a casual game of Dark Souls or poker, or maybe something else. I love to listen to thunderstorms with a bit of rain. Load my settings for some rain and loud thunder.

  This really helps me meditate on the Divine. Helps get my mind in the right place for contacting higher powers and reading Scripture.

  Click the blue heart for thunder only and no rain I am an adult male with severe ADHD, I used to love listening to thunder as a kid when I stayed in South Africa, unfortunately where I stay in the UK now there is no thunder at all and this helps me to relax and focus.

  I get super bad anxiety, especially around exam time. I also have adhd. This site has helped me so much to concentrate while studying. <3

  helps me concentrate on the ridiculously long essays I have to write in university

  This is a great place to be in. When I can't focus or when I am stressed I come here to enjoy the lovely sounds of nature. myNoise.net is the best place to be. Thanks for creating nature noises for us to listen to.

  Nice one. I used to get a great nap. In summer here is unbearable hot, but the sound makes my mind a rainy cold weather that brings a great deep nap.

  This has helped me fall asleep and gain some concentration to do things. It's so soothing, thank you for creating this!

  Holy snopes, thank god this exists.

  I'm so glad I found this site, it's perfect for study, especially when I want to fill the quiet air and drift off to sleep.

  This is an absolute lifesaver! I've been procrastinating on this one project and was struggling to start it, but when I put this on it was suddenly way easier to concentrate. It also works great for relaxing and calming anxiety as well!

  I am so glad I found this website, I'm using it while writing uni essays. Thank you!

  Such a beautiful, soothing sound thank you so much!

  This is perfect, any setting on here that isn't too quiet will help SO much with my ADHD, I have to take pills in the morning to help me focus at school but the effect won't last when it's time for homework, and Distant Thunder is there to save the day (I guess).

  This is actually so dynamic and in-depth. What a great website. It delivers no matter what kind of vibe I'm looking for.

  This really makes me sleep so easy! I love it <3

  Holy heck this is setting is really good. Makes me very calm and makes me feel safe.

  I'm in love, I absolutely love thunder and this is perfect.

  Finally something that makes me focus so I can get my work done without the constant distractions. I could work in the middle of a mall and feel like I was alone, just with the sound of a storm rattling around. Amazing. Recommending this to everyone I know.

  Imagine this: I have ADHD, type 1 bipolar disorder, and an open office. It's the unholy trinity of distraction, especially when a manic phase kicks in. But myNoise.net makes is possible to drown out my racing thoughts, buckle down, and get things done. Thanks for saving my career.

  This is wonderful. I can write for hours without feeling distracted. My productivity is through the roof — thank you!

  This is really great for me and my boyfriend, my boyfriend doesn't know if he has ADHD or not, But I sure do and it helps a lot. It helps when we're trying to calm down or just trying to focus on something. It both makes us very happy and we both love it.

  This noise sounds so nice and relaxing, and it really helps me focus on my studying!

  I love it. I love it. I love it. It's great and I use this to study/do homework so much.

  I love this. Listened to this with a Chillhop stream while programming and fell asleep instantly. 10/10.

  It can almost make me feel happy again.

  This is a really good site especially when I have high levels of stress. Really cool keep up the good work.

  Makes possible long periods of studying with intense focus. The polar opposite of my typical scattered state of mind. I ocassionally pause and marvel at how miraculous it is that this works so well.

  Really nice when studying. Great to play while listening to chillhop. Helps block out noise too. Thanks for making it, I really appreciate it.

  This really helped me a lot. Maybe I have ADHD....

  I love this website! No other allows me to focus the same way. I can just turn it on and remain focused and in tune to my studies for hours... It's amazing! :)

  Everything I listened to on this platform is just finest sound. Amazing work. Also the interface works great - the whole project is pure love and passion - and this is the result I guess. Great work! Glad I've found it. Thanks!

  Calmed me down and helped me concentrate. Very shooting too. I love it.

  It's an amazing distance thunder. It helps me a lot for ADHD to focus and study for hours. Thanks a lot.

  Perfect for sleeping at night!

  Love this, it really does help with my ADHD!

  I love the sound of rain, my favourite noise is "Distant Thunder" this sound help me to focus when I study. In addition it makes me feel comfortable when I'm stressed and I need some peace.

  Listen to this every night to help me sleep.

  I love the sound of rain as where I'm from it rains almost every Friday in the spring/summer and reminds me of the weekend. I'm now in college and the noise is super nice layered behind some music or a TV show for some extra comfort/outside noise reduction.

  I love the sound of rain as where I'm from it rains almost every Friday in the spring/summer and reminds me of the weekend. I'm now in college and the noise is super nice layered behind some music or a TV show for some extra comfort/outside noise reduction.

  I have moderate to severe tinnitus and sometimes this is the best remedy for the annoying whine. I'm also a professional programmer and find this sound keeps me focused.

  Music while studying is too loud for me, this is way more relaxing.

  I love combining this with Desert Wind at night. There's just something so nice about falling asleep to a storm.

  I have anxiety and recently it's been getting worse. Stuff like this doesnt fix it completely but it helps a lot.

  I have ADHD and this setting really helps me get stuff done. <3

  The deep rumbles of thunder and the soft drizzle of rain make me feel so much at ease, I'm thankful for this sound!

  I have been diagnosed with profound anxiety recently. This site helped me calm down so much. I'm so glad I found this site. It's really helpful for people like me who has anxiety and who is a sucker for ASMR and sound therapy.

  I suffer from a quite severe astraphobia and in Malaysia, where I'm from, the 2 last months of the year, the weather kinda sucks. While everyone's having fun and getting into their festive mood, I keep worrying about the weather. I wanted to get rid of this and decided to expose myself to storm. Then I found this which really helps as I can control the intensity of the storm and slowly go up.

  This is amazing with the thunder turned off and Primeval Forest playing at the same time.

  This set to high animation combined with Singing Bowls with the same setting is the most relaxed I've ever been. I have immense difficulty working on assignments with or without music, but I almost completed a full essay without difficulty listening to this. Not exaggerating, this may have changed how I do schoolwork for the better.

  This is so helpful for me! I'm an HSP (highly sensitive person) and I get totally overloaded by the noise of my siblings and high school stress. When I can't even listen to music, Distant Thunder is exactly what I need to help sooth my nerves so I can write. It can take me from the verge of tears to almost perfectly calm.

  I had a super stressful English paper to write and I was to anxious about it to sleep. This really helped me calm down. I recommend this for other people with anxiety or high stress levels, and school definitely gives me BOTH.

  This triggered my storm-related PTSD. Thank you, noise machines!

  Helps me sleep at night.

  This mix is great for art history all nighters, nice and steady smooth while red bull and articles on the Merode Altarpiece rattle your brain.

  The thunder sounding so close yet still a little distant reminds me of watching storms with my dad as a child. Immediately, I breathe easier and my focus sharpens. It's useful for getting in the headspace to read long articles for classes or to write papers.

  This was wonderful for helping me work on an English paper that I was dreading writing, not only helping me focus but also calming me down. I love this generator!

  I like using this to help me fall alseep and meditate, as well as I play it through my speaker when I'm in the shower so it's like I'm in the rain and that provides a nice, calm, and refreshing shower.

  I just find this peaceful and it helped set the mood for my writing.

  I'm partially deaf/hoh, only affecting deeper sounds/things with more bass, and being able to customize this as far as I could let me experience the sound of a storm the way I did before my hearing started going downhill. Thank you so much for this, I'll be using this to work for years to come I'm sure.

  This particular setting and generator is my absolute favourite. I use it to calm down, to work, to meditate - and I am incredibly grateful for it.

  Really realistic and relaxing, can also help for study and to sleep. Would definitely recommend.

  Helped me get work done by drowning out noise and other thoughts. Rainy days are always the best.

  This sound is amazing! I just turn it on, play a piano playlist and reality melts away. It is also great for studying.

  I combine this with Rain On A Tent (with slider animation!) whenever I'm having a particularly bad anxiety day. I immediately get less tense and have an easier time focusing on the world around me, rather than all of the negative thoughts.

  I suffer from IED (anger issues), and this helps me a lot when I have an attack, my breathing gets calmer and my mind clears all negative chaotic thoughts I might be having, the sound of thunder and gentle rain make me float away to a different, nicer world.

  Helps me focus on my writing and sets a mood as well. Helps me through panic attacks and episodes.

  Honestly just needed some loud rain and lots of thunder to relax. Helps calm my anxiety. <3

  I really like this, and have become addicted to the noise, haha. To be honest, this really helps me relax!

  This is ridiculously helpful for my ADD and soothing for my anxiety. 11/10 would recommend! I have my subwoofer on the floor by my feet and I can feel the rumbles, it's great for stimming! I love the animating sliders, it makes the sound dynamic so I don't get bored of it.

  I love a good rumble.

  This plus fire noise ambience is one of my favorite sounds ever.

  Thanks! Helped me a lot with my exams.

  This and the tin roof together reminds me of home. When ever I get homesick I put them on and I feel like I am at home.

  This goes so amazingly well with ambient artists' music, like Solar Fields or Brian Eno, it adds such an intriguing atmosphere and so many new layers to the music which drives me working for hours.

  Rain is one of those sounds that is just so calming, and peaceful to listen to. The thunder that accompanies it isn't too harsh, nor is it too quiet. This noise alone has helped with my focus, my mood, and helps empty my mind if I need to.

  It was really hard for me to concentrate on school work before using this. This helps me tune out outside noises and get lots of work done.

  I've been looking for thunder sounds of good quality and especially without rain for a while, finding only some repeating simple tracks on youtube. This, how ever, is a whole new level.

  Really good for sleeping and cooled me down in this boiling weather.

  This is honestly amazing. Helped me fall asleep within an hour, when normally I can't fall asleep for another three hours.

  Helps me to fall asleep during hot summer nights when I have to open the windows to get some cooler air into the attic, where I have my bedroom. The compressor of the air condition of the neighbour keeps me awake otherwise.

  Wow, this helped me fall fast asleep.

  I recreated the feel of a southern USA summer storm pretty well I think. Its great for writing and relaxing.

  Man, this generator is a life savior when you live in Paris, and you have to finish an article the very same day of the Football World Cup finale... France won, and everybody is partying under my windows... (yeaaah...I guess). By the way Dr. Pigeon: wonderful performance of the Diables Rouges!

  Just nice for the night.

  Really appreciate the ability to play with the sliders and achieve the perfect mix: heavy on the rumble and light on the rain hiss.

  I love to use this in combination with a solo sad violin to feel like a supervillain.

  These settings mixed with my settings on Tin Roof Rain have perfected back when I was younger sleeping on the couch in my sundeck on my grandmother's house. Amazing.

  School is difficult for me, and I get stressed out a lot. It's amazing to be able to listen to this, paired with Winter Walk, and let it take away my worries.

  This is perfect for writing background. It creates a busy atmosphere without anything strangely distracting. It's also super comforting - nothing like the sound of a storm to make you feel small!

  This plus Mournful Chimes is both soothing and focusing. It feels like being in some sort of gently spooky old house while listening to a nice summer rainstorm outside.

  It's rare for where I live to experience heavy rain, let alone thunder storms, so the sounds have always been so calming and mystifying for me. I love to hear the deep thrum of the rumble and thunder sliders while using headphones. So calming.

  Helps me fall asleep.

  I fall asleep to this almost every night. I love it!

  I enjoy writing, and it often helps for me to build sound to either help me focus or to help immerse me in the events that I'm writing. This combined with Ultimate Wind creates a perfect effect for me, as it sounds like a beautiful thunderstorm. It's amazing for concentration, and really helps get me into writing scenes taking place in the midst of a storm.

  When I feel sad or stressed out after a long day, this is my go to source of relaxation! I've always been in love with the sound of rain and thunder during the winter, it just sounds so surreal to me. Highly recommend this!

  It's great, helps me relax after a bad day.

  In this mild summer afternoon, Distant Thunder combined with Crystal Clear (Stream Water) - both at very low volume, recalls the memorized sensations of the afternoon light showers. Great feeling!

  Love this generator, especially on this setting! Lots of rumble, with just enough rain to mask the noise of my environment. I mix this with the Binaural Beat Machine for maximum focus or relaxation.

  Nothing better than creating my own super generator. Love the customization available. This is soo epic, I tell everyone about it.

  This takes me back to the time I used to travel by train to my grandparents as a kid during the rainy season. I remember spending hours just staring out the window with my mouth open, enthralled as a storm played out across empty lands the train passed through. Just me, and the storm.

  This is honestly one of the best websites ever. I've donated to them and will continue to donate as time goes by. It has helped me concentrate on homework, coding, and just about everything that requires relaxation.

  I love the sound, it's extremely relaxing. This website has a lot of better calming sounds than other websites. Heck, it's the BEST calm sounds website out there!

  This is my go-to noise generator on this site. I find it really relaxing and often have it going while listening to my creative list. I often pair it with Take it Easy and put both on Animate, and all of my stress and worry completely vanishes. My husband and I use this generator to relax. We both love it!

  Studying neuro-chemistry is dull work, but I could not make it fun by adding music because the lyrics and variable beats would distract me. This website was recommended to me by a friend who has a girlfriend that enjoys it a lot. I definitely can not imagine studying another way after getting used to this, thank you for the creation. You definitely earned my donation.

  Having found this is just so good. Seriously. I wish I found this site before. So tweakable, so flexible, so relaxing.

  I have insomnia, and the only times I am able to sleep well is when it is raining heavily. When I found this website, I was probably the happiest person on Earth. I listened to it with headphones that night, and it really worked. Ive been using this ever since.

  Loving the new Tape Speed Control function!

  I suffer from clinical depression. The nights are tough as that's when my depression tends to be the worst.While heavy rain makes me anxious thunder relaxes me, so this and some music is making me feel surreal.

  I use this app almost every single night. I used to lose a lot of sleep due to living in a house with a family who are all constantly getting up at all hours throughout the night as well as the morning. With different work schedules and sleep schedules I became frustrated. I was missing out on a good sleep and it was affecting me mentally as well as emotionally and at work. Not now! :)

  Rain down all the way, place animation on deep 0-150

Current Settings

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Animation Control

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Each slider controls a particular audio stream; adjust sliders to taste and mood. The animation button turns the soundscape into an slowly evolving texture. Use this feature if you intend to listen to the generator over a long period of time!