Digital Rain uses 192 electromagnetic relay switches to sonify weather data from around the world. A host computer is running a python script that gathers realtime weather data from the internet. The information is translated into short rhythms that are then passed to one of six Arduino Megas (with custom designed SnapperBot shields). The Arduinos then flip various switches creating the complex rhythms heard. Every five minutes Digital Rain chooses a new location of the globe to showcase and the soundscape shifts to accommodate the weather.