How Fast Does Lightning Travel?


The leader of a bolt of lightning can travel at speeds of up to 60,000 meters per second, which is equal to 130,000 miles per hour. The temperature reached by the lightning bolt can be almost 54,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Approx. 270,000 mph or about 75 miles per second. Lightning creates light but is an exchange of energy and is, therefore subject to friction so it does not travel the speed of light
Light travels at 186,000 miles per second. I can tell you that much.
A tornado travels an average of 30 mph, but they have been noted to move between 0 and 70 mph. They will travel a distance of 100 yards to about 15 miles, but that is pretty rare
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