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Lightning climatology for 2022

If you are interested in learning about where lightning occurs most often, you will enjoy reading Vaisala’s annual report of lightning statistics based on their National Lightning Detection Network. You can access it at https://www.xweather.com/annual-lightning-report. It shows the areas with highest lightning density by state and how it compares to…
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New daily lightning climatology

Here is an interesting map display from NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center that shows the daily distribution of lightning stokes across the United States. It is very interesting to see how the area of most lightning strikes moves around over the course of the year. You can view it at https://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/dataviewer/?mode=climo&category=ltg&product=ltgday.
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New Cloud Library online

If you love to look at pictures of clouds or want to know what kind of cloud or optical phenomenon you are seeing in the sky, this new cloud library is for you! The Cloud Appreciation Society has launched a new cloud library at https://cloudappreciationsociety.org/cloud-library/ that shows amazing pictures of…
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