The United States Has a New Lightning Capital

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Credit: Vaisala

We have a new lightning capital of the United States!

Researchers at Vaisala found that, during the period from 2016-2020, Oklahoma experienced the most lightning flashes per square kilometer, passing Florida.

The rest of the top 5 are Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas ranking 3rd, 4th, and 5th, respectively.

Explore the map here.

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