How Many Volts Are in a Lightning Bolt?

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One lightning bolt contains one billion volts and roughly 10-20 thousand amperes of current. The heat produced by lightning is 5 times hotter than the surface of the sun.
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A typical lightning bolt contains 1 billion volts and contains between 10,000 to 200,000 amperes of current. The average flash would light a 100 watt lightbulb for 3 months.
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A typical lightning bolt bridges a potential difference (voltage) of several hundred
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Lightning can have 100 million to 1 billion volts, and contains billions of watts.
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This question can never be answered, only speculate. Many attempts have been made to measure the voltage, and each time the measurement equipment have been blown to pieces.Lightning
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