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In North Carolina, an average of 20 persons per year meet death by lightning. The worst year was in 1931 when 36 were killed. North Carolina is fifth in the nation in the number killer per year, Georgia leading with 27.
North Carolina ranked second highest in lightning-related casualties from 1959 to 2007. Tips for how to protect yourself from lightning strikes and data about lightning strikes in the state and country are detailed.