Friday, 11 January 2019 Florida and Texas experienced the most lightning strikes in 2018. According to research by lightning detection network Vaisala, which monitors lightning activity 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
According to CNN, thousands of lightning pulses lit up the Southern California sky for hours.
Late on March 5th, an estimated 2,200 lightning strikes crackled across the sky in Santa Barbara.
Thunderstorms rolled through Eden, Utah, on Thursday, February 28, creating spectacular scenes of lightning in the area.This video from Zeke Orzech shows a single bolt of lightning against a backdrop..