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Name: Sally
Status: student
Grade: 9-12
Location: WA
Country: USA
Date: Fall 2013


Question:
What is the average number of lightning strikes a year in France?


Replies:
Sally,

The French meteorological service, Meteo-France, could probably give you and accurate number, but by looking at the annual lightning strike map for France, they receive somewhere between 500,000 and 700,000 lightning strikes per year.

David R. Cook Meteorologist Atmospheric and Climate Research Program Environmental Science Division


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