Thunderstorms Surveillance Reports 2021
The third most struck by lightning year in Western Europe since 2012.

With almost 1 020 000 cloud-to-ground lightning strikes recorded, 2021 ranks as the third most lightning-affected year since 2012.

However, disparities remain: while some countries have a low lightning strike rate, others, such as Portugal, Switzerland and Spain, have experienced an electrically intense year.



Find out all about the thunderstorms in 2021 country by country: