So, how hot is lightning?
Believe it or not, lightning temperature readings are nearly off the charts.
At around 50,000 degrees Fahrenheit, lightning is actually hotter than the surface of the sun!
Lighting Fun Fact: Around the world, lightning strikes about 1,000 times a second.
Check out this video to see a single lightning strike hit 3 Chicago skyscrapers at the same time! You won’t believe it until you see it. The video is slowed down — so you can see this amazing phenomenon as it happens: