What Are Myths About Lightning?

Lightning Never Strikes the Same Place Twice 1 of 10

This is a myth that any tall skyscraper knows isn't true. Almost all skyscrapers 1,000 feet or taller are practically guaranteed to get hit by lightning at least once in each passing storm. The Sears Tower in Chicago gets hit about 40 to 90 times a year, and the Empire State Building in New York City gets struck between 23 and 100 times a year!