FUN FACTS

CREATIVE DATA

44,000

THUNDERSTORMS PER DAY AROUND THE GLOBE

261

MPH WIND SPEED CAT5 TORNADO CARS CAN FLY

1,274

AVERAGE TORNADO PER YEAR IN THE UNITED STATES

8

INCH DIAMETER THE LARGEST HAILSTONE

174

PETAWATTS/DAY SUN POWER HITS EARTH 1PW=1BILLION WATTS

2.5

MILES WIDE LARGEST RECORDED TORNADO

1958

THE YEAR NASA STARTED USING HYDROGEN AS FUEL

1882

YEAR THOMAS EDISON BUILT 1ST POWER PLANT

20

KILOMETERS HIGH HEIGHT OF CLOUDS CUMULONIMBUS

5 OR 6

INCHES, SQUARE STANDARD SOLAR CELL SIZE

36,000

AVERAGE F LIGHTNING TEMPERATURE

18

MPH SPEED OF THE FASTEST RAINDROP

320

FASTEST RECORDED TORNADO WINDS SPEED IN MPH

1901

YEAR NIKOLA TESLA DEVELOPED THE IDEA FOR A SMARTPHONE

70

MPH THE FASTEST TORNADO GROUND SPEED

130

MPH SPEED OF SUPERCELL STORM UPDRAFTS

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