The conversations we have with strangers very often revolve around things like the time and weather. These emojis are very useful for discussing the time of day and the weather conditions. There are 24 emojis which show a reading of clock faces every half hour. There are 9 emojis showing various phases of the moon. And, there are a multitude of emojis representing weather for every season.
These emojis aren’t limited to asking strangers “do you have the time?” and “do you know if it’s going to rain later today?” The hourglass emojis can be used to ponder the nature of time, philosophically. And the comet emoji can be used to represent how fleeting mankind’s time on earth is. It will only be a few billion years before comets collide with our planet, destroying us, just like the dinosaurs, maybe.
You can click on the time and weather emojis below to learn more about their meanings, see how they render of various platforms, and discover other related emojis.