There are an average of 44,000 thunderstorms on earth every day. 16 million per year.
Lightning bolts on Earth may get as hot as 53,540 degrees Fahrenheit; that's more than four times hotter than the surface of the sun.
Lightning bolts strike Earth about 8 million times every 24 hours. That's around 100 lighting strikes each second.
The strongest of lightning bolts produce electromagnetic waves that can be detected anywhere on Earth. The waves can travel completely around the earth two to three times before dissipating.
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