# Lightning Distance Equation Formulas Calculator

## Weather Warnings - Safety - Meteorology

Solving for the elapsed time between observing the thunder strike and hearing the thunder.

Note, the speed of sound (s) is approximately 1100 to 1200 feet per second.

#### Inputs:

 speed of sound in air (s) meter/secondcentimeter/hourcentimeter/secondfoot/dayfoot/hourfoot/minutefoot/secondinch/dayinch/hourinch/minuteinch/secondkilometer/daykilometer/hourkilometer/minutekilometer/secondknotmach sea level 15 Cmeter/daymeter/hourmeter/minutemile/daymile/hourmile/minutemile/secondmillimeter/secondspeed of light in vacuumyard/second

#### Conversions:

 lightning distance (d)= 0 = 0meter
 speed of sound in air (s)= 0 = 0meter/second

#### Solution:

 elapsed time between flash and thunder (t)= NOT CALCULATED

#### Other Units:

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 Solve for the lightning strike distance. Solve for the speed of sound. Solve for the time elapsed between seeing/observing the flash and hearing thunder.

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