# How does one calculate the odds of being struck by lightning?

average number of people hit by lightning each year / total number of people

### What are the odds of being struck by lightning while playing golf?

Your odds of being struck by lightning at any time is about 1 in 250,000. If you are playing golf and there is lightning, your odds drop to about 1 in 10,000.

### Do odds of lightning strike increase after initial strike?

No. The odds of being struck by lightning are slim as it is, but to be struck twice? Not common but it has happened...

### What are the odds of being struck by lightning?

According to the U.S. National Weather Service, the odds of being struck by lightning -- in your lifetime -- are 1 in 5,000. The odds of being struck in any given year: 1 in 700,000 According to NOAA, it's 1/6250.

### Odds of being struck by lightning in florida?

According to FSU the odds of a floridian being struck by lighting at some poing in their life is 1 in 3,000

### Is lightning a dangerous weapon?

Lightning is not a weapon but it is very dangerous. The odds of being struck by lightning is 1 in 3000.

### What are the odds of a house or tree being struck by lightning?

Highly variable, but from 5 to 7 figures, depending upon location. The odds of one of these being struck by lightning might go to hundreds or even tens to one in the right conditions.

### What are the chances of being struck by lightning?

According to the US Government's National Weather Service (NWS) website: The odds of being struck by lightening in a given year (based on reported deaths and injuries) is: 1/750,000* The odds of being struck by lightning in a given year (estimated total deaths + injuries) is 1/500,000* The odds of being struck by lightning in your lifetime (80 Years) is 1/6250.* *Assuming a US Population of 300 million Please see related link.

### Are you more likely to get hit by lightning than win the lottery?

The odds of being struck by lightning are 576,000 to 1. The odds of being killed by lightning are 2,320,000 to 1. The odds of winning the UK lotto are 1 in 13,983,816 (approx 1 in 14million). So, you're more likely to get hit by lightning than win the lottery.

### What are facts about thunder?

Florida has the the highest lightning strike density in the USA. There are about 8 million lightning strikes around the world each day. The odds of being struck by lightning in your life are 5000 to 1. The earth is struck by lightning 100 times each second.

### What are the odds of being struck by lightning in the shower?

About 1 in 300,000 for it to happen in an entire lifetime. With one shower .... Probably in the billions to one.

### What are the chances of being kidnapped?

the odds of being kidnapped is 1:610,000. You are more likely to be struck by lightning two and a half times than to be kidnapped as a child.

### What are the odds becoming an actor?

You have bigger chance of being struck by lightning than becoming a successful actor. If you live in LA and are serious your chances are higher.

### What are your odds of being hit by lighting?

You're chances of being hit by lightning are about 1 in 5,000.

### What do you do if you are struck by Lightning?

Odds are you'll have severe burns over your body, if you are still alive. Go to the hospital asap.

### What is the chances of winning the lottery?

It depends on the particular lottery. For Mega Millions, which is five balls out of a field of 56, and one ball out of a field of 46, the odds of hitting the jackpot are 1 in 56 * 55 * 54 * 53 * 52 / 5 / 4 / 3 / 2 * 46 or 1 in 175,711,536. In short - slim to none. The odds are far greater for getting in a… Read More

### Can you be struck by lightning while taking a shower?

The odds of getting struck by lightning in the shower over the course of an entire lifetime is about 1/300,000. It is incredibly rare. Out of all people who have been struck by lightning, 98% were outside. That leaves only 2% indoors. So the chance is very, very low, but still possible.

### Can you die taking a shower while there is a thunderstorm?

Yes, you will die. Don't do it. It's just like sex. Don;t do it, you will get pregnant and die. ANS2: The act of showering during a thunderstorm will not prevent you from dying, as your question is worded. It does, in fact, improve your odds of being struck by lightning. Being struck by lightning is not always fatal but, it frequently is. I have no idea where getting pregnant fits in with this but… Read More

### What are the odds of being struck by lighting on a motorcycle?

Fairly slim - tires have no insulating effect in protecting you from lightning, despite popular belief. In a car, what protects you is the "cage" or metal outer frame that serves to redirect the lightning's power around you to the ground.

### What are the odds of being both stuck by lightning and hitting a hole in one in golf?

These are independent events, so the probability of both of them happening would be the probability of one multiplied by the probability of the other. According to insurance odds, the probability of an average golfer getting a hole in one in any given round is 1/3,125. The probability of being struck by lightning is 1/576,000. Thus the probability of both of these things happening is 1/(3,125 x 576,000) = 1/1,800,000,000 or one in 1.8 billion.

### Do you have a more of a chance getting hit by lighting then wining the mega millions?

The odds of winning the "Mega Millions" is stated as 1 out of 176,000,000 while your odds of being hit by lightning is (generally) 1 out of 576,000 -- so yeah you are 300 times more likely to be hit by lightning than to win the lottery.

### In the past month you have had intercourse about 8 times without protection what are the odds of being pregnant?

We cannot calculate odds the way a bookmaker does for such things. The odds seem high, have a test done. Either a home test or by a doctor.

### Can a lightning strike to a ungrounded TV cable damage a television?

Lightning can damage any electronic component. It will travel down the path of least resistance so if you have an ungrounded component, the odds are higher of it being damaged.

### How likely will someone be killed by an asteroid?

The odds of a person being killed by an asteroid are miniscule. Some calculate the odds of being hit at 1 in 250,000. This is a very small chance though slightly more likely than getting killed by lightening.

### What is Formula on calculating odds for lottery?

All i know is that there is a greater chance for getting struck by lightning twice in your life than winning the lottery.... so i wouldn't get your hopes up too high, buddy!!! :)

### Are men three times more likely to be struck by lightning than women?

Possibly. The odds of being struck in any given year are around 1/1,000,000, or 1/10,000 during your lifetime. The worst place to be is out in the open, followed by being under a tree. However, statistics appear to indicate that up to 4 times as many men as women are struck by lightning (80% of victims are male), and more so in young adult males. There is no real explanation for this, but it's probably… Read More

### What are the odds of becoming famous?

Odds of being as famous as Lindsay Lohan: 1 in 1,500,000 Odds of being as famous as Stephen Baldwin: 1 in 600,000 Odds of being as famous as Heidi from the hills: 1 in 150,000

### What are the odds of winning the lottery?

This obviously depends on the lottery, since all lotteries are set up differently. The odds of winning the lottery is a rare occurrence. Sure, you hear about it happening to tons of people, but it's very rare. You are more likely to get struck by lightning, die in a car accident, or get robbed than win the lottery. A definite answer cannot be given for this question. They are different in each state, but they… Read More

### What is the chance of winning the lottery?

The probability of winning the lottery is vanishingly small; about the same odds as being struck by lightning. However, dozens of people each year are struck by lightning, and someone wins the lottery about every month. You can calculate the odds of winning the lottery. Multiply the highest numbered ball by one number lower, times one number lower, times one number lower for as many numbers as are drawn. Then divide by the "factorial" of… Read More

### Can you get pregnant by dry humping with jeans?

The odds are astronomically against it. But, if the male ejaculates it is possible. It is as likely as being stuck on the tip of your nose by lightning while being sucked up in a tornado and landing safely on both feet in a pot of gold twice in the same day. But, it is possible.

### Why does carrying an umbrella increase your chances of being hit by lightning?

Umbrellas, especially those with conductive metal frames, can conduct electrical charges from the ground, making a shorter path for any lightning discharge that occurs nearby. Non-conductive handles of plastic or wood reduce this danger. Given the very low odds of a lightning strike hitting relatively close to you, the increased risk is not very great, but it does exist.

### What are the odds of being killed in a tornado?

the odds of being killed in a tornado are actually (approximately) one in two million. weird, huh?

### How do you calculate poker odds?

There are two odds you need to find and compare, the pot odds, and pot equity. The pot odds are the cost to reward of the bet size to pot size ratio. Pot equity is calculated by comparing all the cards and the likely ranges of any unknown cards to calculate how often the players hand will win. Then the pot odds are subtracted from the pot equity to find out if you should fold… Read More

### Where is probability used in the real world?

Probability is used everywhere: Betting odds. Medical odds, (chance of survival or chance of side effect happening). Anywhere we calculate risks (insurances calculate premiums based on probability). Communication Networks

### What are the odds of first cousins being born on same day?

There are no odds. It just happens.

### Odds of perfect bracket?

There are many different ways to look to calculate the odds on picking the perfect bracket. Attached is a article that lists many of the different possibilities

### What is the chance of being drafted to the MLB?

The odds of being drafted into the major leagues varies by position. The odds of becoming a pitcher are less than 3 percent. A positional player's odds are less than 6 percent.

### What are the release dates for Love Struck - 2013 The Odds Are Already Against You 1-1?

Love Struck - 2013 The Odds Are Already Against You 1-1 was released on: USA: 21 February 2013

### What are the odds of 4 golfers all making a birdie on a par three?

It is not possible to calculate such odds. The skill of the players and the vagaries of wind and weather are too random to allow such a calculation.

### Adjusted odds ratio?

adjusted odds ratios are the odds of a dichotomous event being true adjusted for or controlling for other possible contributions from other variables in the model.

### What does finding yourself at odds mean?

Being "at odds" with someone means disagreeing or quarrelling with that person. "At odds" indicates some kind of variance or conflict. One can even be "at odds" with oneself, struggling over an internal conflict.

### What are the odds of becoming a top paid actor?

There is a better chance of being hit by lightning than becoming a top paid actor. Less than 1% of the entire population is a top paid actor. There are many actors that make only minimum wage and everything in between.

### What are the odds of being attacked by a black bear?

Well the odds of being attacked by a black bear are Farly rare. If you could tell me where you are thinking of then i could give you a more precise answer.

### What are the odds of being attacked by a chimp?

in the recent year the odds have raised because of the attacking by the lady who owned the chimp. the odds are about 1 in 50000. But if you keep your distance from them you wont be attacked.

### What are the odds of getting mauled by a bear?

You stand a better chance of being struck by lighting than mauled by a bear. According the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources there are about 10 to 20 bear attacks in North America every year, with about 2 or 3 deaths. Not sure what the odds are, but given the huge number of people that go tromping through the forest and the close proximity man and bear have to one another, the odds are pretty… Read More

### What are the odds of being a bench warmer?

In the NBA, about twice as great as being a starter.