Time/Temperature/Weather Forecast
Telephone Sounds & Recordings

 

The following are examples of time & temperature and weather forecast recordings from around the US and Canada. Some are maintained by the local telephone company, others are maintained by businesses such as banks or radio/TV stations.

Files are in MP3 format. Click on a link to listen.

Time/Temp/Weather (USA) | Time/Temp/Weather (Canada)

Dedicated Time Services

General Time, Temperature & Weather Recordings (USA)

A listing of time, temperature and weather forecast recordings in the US. Click on the link in the left hand column to listen to the recordings.

T&T = Time & Temperature                                                        TT&W = Time, Temperature & Weather

Number Location Service Company Date Notes
(202) 844-1212 Washington, DC Time Verizon Jul. 2003 Voice of Jane Barbe
(202) 844-1212 Washington, DC Time Verizon Dec. 2008 Voice of Pat Fleet. rec
(202) 936-1212 Washington, DC Weather Verizon Dec. 2008  
(203) 777-4647 New Haven, CT T&T at&t Dec. 2008 Pat Fleet's voice
(206) 526-8530 Seattle, WA Weather NWS Dec. 2008 Western Washington-wide system, uses female computerized voice. Details here.
(207) 775-4321 Portland, ME T&T Fairpoint Communications Dec. 2008  
(213) 853-1212 Southern CA Time Pac Bell/SBC/ at&t Jul. 2003 Discontinued in September 2007. 853-xxxx was for all southern CA area codes (213, 310, 323, 562, 619, 626, 714, 760, 805, 818, 909, 949, etc.)
(215) 846-1212 Philadelphia, PA Time Bell Atlantic Jan. 1999 Recorded from a hotel at Walt Disney World, FL (Vista-United). Notice the MF tones. Source: MisterRick
(215) 846-1212 Philadelphia, PA Time Verizon Sep. 2007 Pat Fleet provides the voice. Notice the use of "pips" (tones) similar to that of the UK Speaking Clock. Discontinued Sep. 2008.
(215) 936-1212 Philadelphia, PA Weather Verizon Sep. 2008 Service discontinued Sep.2008
(218) 488-TIME Wawina, MN T&T Northern Telephone of Minnesota Feb. 2002 Notice it seems to be a combination of a time of day recording with an "in house" operator services branding (notice the "bong" tone?). This was later removed.
(228) 831-2525 Gulfport, MS TT&W WXXV-TV Dec. 2008 WXXV-TV Weatherline
(228) 868-9600 Gulfport, MS T&T Hancock Bank Dec. 2008  
(251) 368-9311 Atmore, AL T&T Frontier Communications Dec. 2008  
(251) 743-4844 Monroeville, AL T&T Banktrust Dec. 2008 Also used as a Bank by Phone line.
(304) 345-2121 Charlestown, WV TT&W Charleston Area Medical Center Dec. 2008  
(360) 357-MILD Olympia, WA Weather NWS Nov. 2006 "Perfect Paul" computerized voice
(405) 599-1234 Oklahoma City, OK TT&W Oklahoma University Medical Center Dec. 2008 Pat Fleet provides the voice for the time and temperature portion.
(408) 767-2676 San Jose, CA Time Pac Bell/SBC/ at&t Jul. 2003 "POP-CORN" (767+xxxx). used for all Bay Area (408, 415, 510, 707, 925). Disconnected September 2007.
(410) 844-1212 Baltimore, MD Time Verizon Jul. 2005  
(410) 936-1212 Baltimore, MD Weather Verizon Jul. 2005 Older machine with John Doyle announcing current temperature.
(412) 936-1212 Pittsburgh, PA Weather Verizon Sep. 2008 Weather service discontinued in Sep. 2008
(412) 936-1212 Pittsburgh, PA Weather Verizon Sep. 2008 Last weather announcement
(414) 844-1212 Milwaukee, WI Time Ameritech/SBC Jul. 2003 Jane Barbe provides the voice.
(414) 844-1212 Milwaukee, WI Time Unknown Jul. 2005 The "time of day" service was sold to a private company. This version only announces hours and minutes.
(414) 844-1212 Milwaukee, WI Time Unknown Aug. 2005 This version has hours, minutes and seconds. This is no longer in service.
(423) 265-1411 Chattanooga, TN TT&W SunTrust Bank Mar. 2006  
(423) 476-1111 Cleveland, TN TT&W First TN Bank Dec. 2008  
(540) 373-0660 Fredericksburg, VA Time Verizon Nov. 2003 Disconnected in 2005.
(573) 442-5171 Columbia, MO Weather CenturyTel Dec. 2008  
(573) 449-0655 Columbia, MO T&T CenturyTel Dec. 2008  
(610) 856-5252 Birdsboro, PA TTW Conestoga Telephone Dec. 2008 Voice of John Doyle.
(614) 281-8211 Columbus, OH TTW WCMH-TV Apr. 2005  
(614) 469-1010 Columbs, OH TTW WBNS-TV Apr. 2005  
(616) 892-1212 Allendale, MI Time Allendale Telephone Dec. 2008  
(617) 637-1234 Boston, MA T&T Verizon Dec. 2008 Older machine but with modern voices.
(617) 936-1212 Boston, MA Weather Verizon Dec. 2008 Forecast provided by AccuWeather. Difficult to dial this number outside the LATA.
(641) 437-4300 Centerville, IA TT&W Iowa Trust Bank Dec. 2008  
(660) 263-0025 Moberly, MO TT&W Citibank Dec. 2008  
(702) 564-1111 Las Vegas, NV T&T Sprint/Embarq Jul. 2003 Jane Barbe provides the voice.
(715) 693-1212 Mosinee, WI TT&W Moisnee Telephone Jan. 2007 Does not supervise. Source: Joe Molter
(717) 243-1313 Carlisle, PA TT&W Sprint Nov. 2003  
(724) 287-9021 Butler, PA T&T Sprint Aug. 1999 Mar. 2002 Two recordings with the voices of John Doyle and the late Jane Barbe. No longer in service.
 
(757) 666-1212 Norfolk, VA Weather Verizon Nov. 2003 Disconnected October 2007.
(770) 253-TIME Newman, GA TT&W Bank of Coweta Dec. 2008  
(770) 455-7141 Chamblee, GA T&T ETC Dec. 2008 Operated by ETC, makers of time/temp/weather forecast machines. They advertise for area churches as a public service.
(804) 268-1212 Richmond, VA Weather Verizon Jul. 2003 Disconnected September 2007.
(850) 432-7411 Pensacola, FL T&T Allen Turner Hyundai Dec. 2008  
(850) 763-1701 Panama City, FL TT&W WMBB-TV Dec. 2008  
(865) 977-5395 Maryvile, TN TT&W First TN Bank Dec. 2008  
(906) 387-TIME Munising, MI T&T Hiawatha Telephone Company Dec. 2008 The late Jane Barbe provides the voice.
(907) 835-TIME Valdez, AK TT&W Copper Valley Telephone Nov. 2005  

General Time, Temperature & Weather Recordings (Canada)
A listing of time/temperature/weather forecast recordings in Canada. If the number listed has a link (red underline), you can listen to an example recording. The listing format used below is the dial-in phone number, ratecenter name, the service(s) provided, the sponsor of the service and when it was recorded.

Environment Canada provides telephone weather services in English and French languages for a number of cities in Canada. They also have a web site in French.

(examples coming soon)

Dedicated Time Services
Examples of dedicated time services. These organizations are dedicated time services that are "official" times, usually operated by a government sponsored organization as a public service. These are examples of official time services from the US and Canada.

(202) 762-1401 - US Naval Observatory Master Clock (Washington, DC). Alternating announcements in GMT and Eastern time. (August 2003)

(303) 499-7111 - WWV (Colorado). WWV is an official time service of NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology). This can be found on shortwave radio at 2.5, 5, 10, 15 and 20 MHz - and is also available via telephone. (November 2003)

(613) 745-1576 - National Research Council of Canada - Provides time-of-day (Eastern time) in English. (August 2003)

(613) 745-9426 - National Research Council of Canada - Provides time-of-day (Eastern time) in French. (August 2003)

(719) 567-6742-  US Naval Observatory Master Clock (Colorado Springs, CO). Alternating announcements in GMT and Mountain time. (September 2003)

(808) 335-4363 - WWVH (Hawaii). WWVH compliments WWV and provides the same service as WWV. The voice is that of the late Jane Barbe. (August 2003)


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