CoCoRaHS WxTalk #82



Webinar #82 -  July 2022

International Lightning
Ronald L. Holle 
Holle Meteorology & Photography, 
Oro Valley, Arizona


What nation has the most lightning strokes in the world? Which country has the most lightning per area per year? What U.S. state has the most lightning and largest stroke density by area? Which nation has the most lightning deaths, and which country has the largest lightning death rate by population? Which U.S. state has the most lightning deaths, and which has the most per capita? What are the main reasons for these differences? These questions and more will be addressed during our webinar.

View the Webinar by clicking here: LIGHTNING

View Ron's presentation slides  


Vaisala lightning booklet in English


National Lightning Safety Council (U.S.)


African Centres for Lightning and Electromagnetics Network


National Weather Service, Lightning Safety


Vaisala interactive global map


Vaisala 2021 Annual Report



Lightning Strike & Electric Shock Survivors International, Inc.

Deaths, Injuries, and Damages from Lightning in the United States in the 1890s in Comparison with the 1990s