United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100. Worldwide weather-related disaster occurrence and deaths by income 1995-2015 Number of hurricanes in the Atlantic basin 1990-2018 Number of deaths due to avalanches in the U.S. 1990-2019

This study takes the results from Holle [2016] and converts them into the number of deaths.

worldwide impact of lightning, and concluded that 24,000 deaths and 240,000 in juries occur per year. There were 20 lightning-related deaths in 2019… The underl ying basis for t his stud y is that a rate Based on an analysis of media reports, vital statistics, hospital admission and ER records, and fire loss data, it is estimated that each year on average in Canada, there are between nine and 10 lightning-related deaths and up to 164 lightning-related injuries. Due to rounding, the sum of the monthly averages may not equal the yearly average.

Chart and table of the U.S. death rate from 1950 to 2020. Cloud-to-ground lightning has killed an average of 27 people annually in the U.S. over the past 10 years, according to NOAA. Weather.gov > Safety > National Weather Service Lightning Fatalities in 2020: 2 . of the total number of global annual lightning fatalities that range from 6,000 to 24,000 per year. National Weather Service Lightning Fatalities in 2020: 2. Monthly averages are based on a 10-year average from 2010 to 2019. This is a list of notable deaths, organized by year. Lightning is a common meteorological hazard in Canada, which regularly kills and injures people.

New deaths articles are added to their respective month (e.g., Deaths in June 2020), and then linked here. The agency’s website said lightning-related deaths have fallen from a peak of 2.4 deaths per million population in 1931-1935, to 0.11 deaths from 1999-2003, according to Canadian vital statistics. The global total from these 24 studies only is determined to be 4,101 lightning fatalities per year, but data