MadSci Network: Earth Sciences

Subject: Why is lightning uncommon in the winter

Date: Sun Mar 16 20:50:08 1997
Posted by: Brad Sondahl
Grade level: nonaligned
School/Organization: No school entered.
City: Nezperce State/Province: ID
Country: USA
Area of science: Earth Sciences
Message ID: 858567008.Es
Why is lightning uncommon in the winter
We recently had a snow storm with a couple good lightning strikes.  
This was so rare, I wondered why, especially since static is so common 
in the dry winter air.

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