Every year, around 16 million thunderstorms occur worldwide.
Around 2,000 thunderstorms happen over Earth at any given time.
The world’s lowest temperature on record is -89.2 °C, recorded at Vostok Station, Antarctica, on 21 July 1983.
The highest temperature on record is 56.7 °C at Furnace Creek Ranch, California, USA, on 10 July 1913.
The village of Mawsynram in North-Eastern India receives around 12,000 mm of rain yearly.
113.2m/s (407.5 km/h)
The strongest wind gust of 113.2m/s (407.5 km/h) was recorded during a tropical cyclone on Barrow Island, Australia, in 1996.