Which other US state has more lightning than Illinois?
Florida has more lightning strikes than any other state.
FLORIDA Florida is known as the "Lightning Capital of the Nation" or the "Lightning Capital of the World." Florida has more injuries and deaths attributed to thunderstorms than any other US state. The city of Tampa is also billed as "The Lightning Capital of the Nation" for its huge number of thunderstorms. In one month (June 1994), more than 50,000 lightning strikes occurred in the Tampa/St. Petersburg metropolitan area.
The US State of Illinois maintains its own Internet website that has information on its history. Also, there are resources in a local or university library that also provides information on this state and all the other 49 states. If there are questions about Illinois that is not found on the Illinois website, there is an email address to use to find out more information.
Northern Illinois University was founded through the creation of a Board of Trustees for the governance of the Northern Illinois State Normal School, as part of the expansion of the normal school program established in 1857 in Normal, Illinois. In July, 1917, the Illinois Senate consolidated the boards of trustees for the five state normal schools into one state Normal School Board (Eastern Illinois State Normal School, Illinois State Normal School, Northern Illinois State Normal…