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U.S. Lightning Deaths in 2018: 1

No.

Date

Day

ST

City

Age

Sex

Location

Activity

Victim

1 2/6 Tue TX Honey Island 22 M Outside Repairing fencing Sebastian Ramos

 

Lightning Fatalities 2018 by State

lightning fatalities by state, see list below for text equivalent 

2018 Lightning Fatality Demographics

State
Gender
Age*
Day Of Week*
By Month
TX 1 F 0 (0%) 0-9 0 (0%) Sun 0 (0%)   2018 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10
09
08
10 Yr Avg
    M 1 (100%) 10-19 0 (0%) Mon 0 (0%) Jan
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
      20-29 1 (100%) Tue 1 (100%) Feb 1** 0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
      30-39 0 (0%) Wed 0 (0%) Mar   0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
1
      40-49 0 (0%) Thu 0 (0%) Apr   0
3
2
0
1
2
0
0
1
0
1
      50-59 0 (0%) Fri 0 (0%) May   2
1
4
5
5
0
1
4
2
2
3
      60-69 0 (0%) Sat 0 (0%) Jun   1
4
11
3
2
3
5
7
12
9
7
      70-79 0 (0%)     Jul   8
12
5
9
6
13
9
11
10
14
10
      80-89 0 (0%)     Aug   3
13
4
5
4
6
6
4
3
0
5
              Sep   2
3
1
3
5
2
4
2
4
1
3
              Oct
 
 
0
 
1
 
1
1
1
1
0
1
              Nov
 
 
0
 
0
 
 
0
0
0
0
0
              Dec
 
 
1
 
 
 
 
0
0
0
0
0
              Year 1** 16
39
27
26
23
28
26
29
34
28
28**
*Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100 percent. ** Known Fatalities to date
Note: Monthly averages are based on a 10-year average from 2007 to 2016. Due to rounding, the sum of the monthly averages may not equal the yearly average.

Male_Female fatalties pictogram. See table above for list.

Fatality statistics for past years