The Empire State Building once got stuck by lightning 9 times in 20 minutes.
Tropical rainforests get about 80 to 400 inches of rain yearly. If it is raining really hard, they get about 2 inches of rain per hour.
One tree can provide enough oxygen for 2 people to live off of for their whole lives.
The lowest place in North America is Death Valley at 282 feet below sea level.
The hottest continent on earth is Africa, where a record high of 136.4 degrees F was once recorded.
Antarctica is the coldest continent on earth, where a temperature of 126.9 degrees F below zero was once recorded.
It gets as cold as minus 160 degrees F. ten miles above the ground on earth!
Raindrops aren’t really shaped like drops; they are perfectly round!
Antarctica gets less precipitation than any other continent on earth.
The Atacama Desert in Chile is the driest place on earth, where it has an average of three-hundredths of an inch of rain per year.