Texas Had Most Lightning Strikes In 2022

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According the weather monitoring company Vaisala, Texas had more lightning strikes than any other state in 2022. The numbers show there were over 27-and-a-half million lightning strikes in the state last year, well ahead of Florida which came in second at just under 19-million strikes. Wesley Grove, which is between College Station and Huntsville, is the lightning capitol of Texas, registering 262 strikes. Louisiana and Oklahoma rounded out the top four.

2022 Lightning Strikes:

  1. Texas - 27,696,688
  2. Florida - 18,706,904
  3. Louisiana - 11,561,897
  4. Oklahoma - 11,373,431

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