Circumhorizontal arcs (loosely known as fire rainbows) are the rarest of all naturally occurring atmospheric phenomena.
The speed of a typical raindrop is 17 miles per hour.
In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined!
Contrary to popular belief, lightning travels from the ground upwards not from the sky downwards.
There is enough energy in one bolt of lightning to power a home for two weeks!
-40 degrees Celsius is equal to -40 degrees Fahrenheit.
The winter of 1932 in the US was so cold that Niagara falls froze completely solid!