National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
1 5/3 Fri TX Junction 48 M State park Camping Robert Klemme
2 6/6 Thu TX San Antonio 21 M Rooftop Unloading shingles Joshua Favor
3 6/9 Sun FL Ormond Beach 45 M Highway Riding motorcycle  Benjamin Lee
4 6/13 Thu PA Westmoreland County 18 M At park, on peninsula in lake Fishing Brendan A. McGowan
5 6/13 Thu PA Westmoreland County 18 F At park, on peninsula in lake Fishing Kaitlyn E. Rosensteel
6 6/16 Sun AL Africatown 59 M On ladder at mother's house Working on roof Charles Jackson
7 6/23 Sun KY Murray 41 F Parking lot Walking Jamie Elder
8 6/27 Thu TX Spring 55 M ? Landscaping unknown
9 7/4 Thu SC Lawshe Plantation 44 M Beach of river Sitting in water Ryan Gamble
10 7/14 Sun CO Boulder County 36 M Hiking trail Hiking Peter Jornroth
11 7/20 Sat IN Bremen 65 M Lake Boating Richard Eberhardt
12 7/21 Sun FL Clearwater Beach 32 M Beach Beach activities Garry Perks
13 7/30 Tue FL Wellington 20 F Rooftop Roof repair Romelia Ramirez  
14 8/4 Sun ND Richardton 32 M Hiking/biking trail Trail Work Kyle Brierley
15 8/15 Thu AL Gulf Shores 28 M Neighborhood development Home construction Kristopher Herronen
16 8/23 Fri NC Kitty Hawk 23 M Beach Beach activities Matthew Summerill
17 8/30 Fri OH Spring Grove Village 27 F In cemetery under tree Running Danielle Brosious
18 8/30 Fri OH Spring Grove Village 55 F In cemetery under tree Running Patricia Herlinger
19 9/14 Sat VA Bath County 12 M Under trees near house Playing Ian Hall
20 9/28 Sat KS Montgomery County 33 M State park Running, trail race Thomas Stanley
 

Lightning Fatalities 2019 by State

(Direct Fatalities Only)

State
Gender
Age*
Day Of Week*
By Month
AL 2 F 5 (25%) 0-9 0 (0%) Sun 6 (30%)   2019 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10
09
10 Yr Avg
CO 1 M 15 (75%) 10-19 3 (15%) Mon 0 (0%) Jan 0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
FL 3   20-29 5 (25%) Tue 1 (5%) Feb 0 1 0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
IN 1   30-39 4 (20%) Wed 0 (0%) Mar 0 0 0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
KS 1   40-49 4 (20%) Thu 6 (30%) Apr 0 1 0
4
2
0
1
2
0
0
1
1
KY 1   50-59 3 (15%) Fri 4 (20%) May 1 2 2
1
4
5
5
0
1
4
2
3
NC 1   60-69 1 (5%) Sat 3 (15%) Jun 7 5 2
4
11
3
2
3
5
7
12
5
ND 1   70-79 0 (0%)     Jul 5 7 7
12
5
9
6
13
9
11
11
9
OH 2   80-89 0 (0%)     Aug 5 2 3
13
4
5
4
7
6
4
3
5
PA 2           Sep 2 2 2
3
2
3
5
2
4
2
4
3
SC 1           Oct 0 1 0
0
 0
1
0
1
1
1
1
1
TX 3           Nov 0**
0
0
0
 0
0
 0
 0
0
0
0
0
VA 1           Dec 0**
0
0
1
 0
0
 0
0
0
0
0
0
              Year 20** 21 16
40
28
26
23
29
26
29
35
27**
*Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100 percent. ** Note: Data are considered preliminary. Refer to Storm Data at https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/sd/sd.html for official data.

Note: Monthly averages are based on a 10-year average from 2009 to 2018. Due to rounding, the sum of the monthly averages may not equal the yearly average.

 

 

Fatality statistics for past years