Did You Know The Earth Is Hit By 6000 Lightning Strikes Every Minute?

Quite amazing right? Something we see quite rarely but in actual fact is happening every second around the Earth. 100 strikes of lightning hit the Earth every second!

6000 Lightning Strikes Every Minute

That is, 100 per second, 6000 per minute, 360 000 per hour or 8 640 000 per day!

These are numbers for lightning strikes all around the world collectively.

This amount of lightning strikes is actually a necessary phenomenon. It is required in order to keep an electrical balance between the surface of the Earth and the atmosphere.

So there you go, you now know how many lightning strikes are taking place around the world at any time!

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