Welcome to the county by county lightning statistics section of the Colorado Lightning Resource Page. Only counties which have had lightning casualties are listed on this page. The "unknown" county casualty listed below occurred in Rocky Mountains National Park.

Year Month Day Time Time  Type County Male Killed Male injured Female Killed Female Injured Unknown Killed Unknown Injured Total Killed Total Injured
2001 May 18 2100 mst Adams 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1997 August 11 1500 mst Adams 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 August 21 1715 mst Adams 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1992 August 1 1905 mst Adams 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1992 June 5 1030 mst Adams 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 April 21 1610 mst Adams 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
1987 May 12 1630 mst Adams 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1986 June 16 1930 mst Adams 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
1984 August 4 1634 mst Adams 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1 4 1 2 0 6 2 12
1996 August 19 1830 mst Alamosa 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2001 April 28 1500 mst Arapahoe 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 July 25 1945 mst Arapahoe 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1995 May 26 n/a Arapahoe 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1995 September 29 evening Arapahoe 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
1993 September 6 1520 mst Arapahoe 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1992 August 1 1900 mst Arapahoe 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 April 29 1700 mst Arapahoe 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1990 August 17 1455 mst Arapahoe 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
1987 July 2 Afternoon Arapahoe 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1987 May 17 Afternoon Arapahoe 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1981 May 3 1230 Local Arapahoe 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9
1981 May 28 1400 Local Arapahoe 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1
2 7 1 3 0 13 3 23
2001 July 15 1500 mst Archuleta 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2000 July 7 1245 mst Archuleta 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 April 7 1300 mst Archuleta 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3
2000 July 12 1400 mst Boulder 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2000 July 24 1500 mst Boulder 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
2000 July  10 1540 mst Boulder 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
1997 June 5 1400 mst Boulder 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1997 June 7 1200 mst Boulder 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997 June 19 1404 mst Boulder 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 June 27 1530 mst Boulder 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1992 August 30 1130 mst Boulder 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 June 13 1400 mst Boulder 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1989 August 19 1235 mst Boulder 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
1988 June 25 1530 mst Boulder 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
1987 August 7 1930 mst Boulder 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1987 July 2 1734 mst Boulder 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
1983 August 5 Evening Boulder 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1981 August 22 Morning Boulder 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1981 June 3 1200 Local Boulder 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2
1980 June 27 1412 Local Boulder 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
3 14 1 2 0 11 4 27
2004 July 19 1300 mst Chaffee 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1995 September 10 n/a Chaffee 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
1991 June 16 1330 mst Chaffee 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1985 July 12 1430 mst Chaffee 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1981 July 18 Afternoon Chaffee 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1981 June 3 Afternoon Chaffee 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1 1 1 1 0 2 2 4
2003 August 16 1200 mst Clear Creek 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2000 July 16 1900 mst Clear Creek 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
2000 July  8 1200 mst Clear Creek 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1982 August 6 1530 Local Clear Creek 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 4 0 0 0 2 0 6
1991 September 7 1300 mst Costilla 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2001 August 1 1600 mst Denver 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2000 July 17 1500 mst Denver 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1998 May 22 1900 mst Denver 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997 July 30 1545 mst Denver 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
1997 June 7 1400 mst Denver 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
1991 June 12 1430 mst Denver 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 7
1988 July 2 1500 mst Denver 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 June 11 Evening Denver 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1987 September 2 Evening Denver 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1982 August 16 2040 Local Denver 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1982 June 23 1530 Local Denver 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
1982 May 29 Afternoon Denver 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 2
3 11 0 5 0 6 3 22
2004 August 4 1615 mst Douglas 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
2004 June 14 Afternoon mst Douglas 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2001 May 14 1504 mst Douglas 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997 June 10 1420 mst Douglas 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1996 September 14 1300 mst Douglas 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1992 July 15 1430 mst Douglas 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1992 July 15 1510 mst Douglas 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1992 July 15 1530 mst Douglas 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 July 26 1413 mst Douglas 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1986 June 20 1400 mst Douglas 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 4 0 3 0 4 1 11
1994 September 18 1300 mst Eagle 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
1992 August 2 1640 mst Eagle 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1992 June 23 1830 mst Eagle 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 6
1988 June 5 Evening Eagle 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2 0 0 1 0 8 2 9
2003 August 5 1715 mst El Paso 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2003 August 23 1400 mst El Paso 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
2003 July 13 1040 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2003 July 25 1330 mst El Paso 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2001 August 5 1620 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2001 May 30 1330 mst El Paso 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 3
2000 July 25 1159 mst El Paso 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2000 July 28 1630 mst El Paso 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1999 August 19 1700 mst El Paso 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 8
1999 May 24 1406 mst El Paso 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
1999 May 24 1420 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 August 19 1500 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997 July 6 1230 mst El Paso 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1997 June 13 1800 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1996 July 10 1720 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1996 July 20 1900 mst El Paso 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1996 September 10 1330 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 July 1 1500 mst El Paso 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
1995 July 9 1615 mst El Paso 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
1995 June 2 n/a El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1994 July 14 1500 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1994 June 29 1300 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 May 31 1615 mst El Paso 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
1990 July 9 1615 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1990 July 9 1800 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1989 June 26 1400 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 June 23 1845 mst El Paso 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1987 August 28 Afternoon El Paso 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1987 June 9 1345 mst El Paso 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
1987 June 13 1400 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1987 June 30 Afternoon El Paso 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1985 May 5 1745 mst El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1985 May 18 1600 mst El Paso 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1982 August 9 1630 Local El Paso 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
1981 August 5 Afternoon El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1981 July 1 1715 Local El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1981 May 26 1215 Local El Paso 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
7 34 1 4 1 12 9 50
1988 June 21 Afternoon Elbert 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1987 June 7 1430 mst Freemont 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2003 July 31 1830 mst Garfield 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
2004 June 20 1350 mst Grand 0 0 0 19 0 0 0 19
0 0 0 19 0 0 0 19
1988 July 4 1400 mst Gunnison 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 September 1 1300 mst Gunnison 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1999 July 24 1045 mst Huerfano 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
1994 August 3 1400 mst Huerfano 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
0 3 0 0 0 6 0 9
2004 July 7 1700 mst Jefferson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2004 May 29 1145 mst Jefferson 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 4
2001 June 25 1530 mst Jefferson 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
1997 July 29 1210 mst Jefferson 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1996 June 21 1200 mst Jefferson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 August 9 1030 mst Jefferson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 July 4 n/a Jefferson 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1995 July 13 1700 mst Jefferson 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1995 May 29 1515 mst Jefferson 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 6
1995 September 4 evening Jefferson 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1992 May 9 1630 mst Jefferson 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
1989 July 28 1700 mst Jefferson 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
1989 May 15 1510 mst Jefferson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 July 4 1530 mst Jefferson 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 5
1988 July 10 1245 mst Jefferson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1984 June 21 1900 mst Jefferson 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
1983 July 10 1630 mst Jefferson 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1980 July 9 2100 Local Jefferson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1980 June 27 1512 Local Jefferson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
5 9 0 3 2 24 7 36
1995 August 8 1430 mst Kit Carson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 August 18 1900 mst Kit Carson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1997 August 31 1530 mst La Plata 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
1993 August 29 1600 mst La Plata 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1989 July 20 1240 mst La Plata 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 July 29 Afternoon La Plata 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
0 1 1 3 0 0 1 4
1998 July 4 1400 mst Lake 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
2003 August 3 2000 mst Larimer 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2003 July 26 1730 mst Larimer 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2003 May 31 1600 mst Larimer 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
2001 August 15 1300 mst Larimer 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2000 October 3 1405 mst Larimer 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1999 August 7 1200 mst Larimer 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 2
1999 July 21 1137 mst Larimer 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2
1999 June 19 1425 mst Larimer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 August 9 1200 mst Larimer 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
1996 July 23 1300 mst Larimer 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1996 June 4 1700 mst Larimer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1996 October 16 1500 mst Larimer 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
1994 August 2 1100 mst Larimer 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
1994 August 2 1400 mst Larimer 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
1994 August 13 1445 mst Larimer 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1994 May 19 1738 mst Larimer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1992 June 24 1310 mst Larimer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1992 June 28 1900 mst Larimer 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
1991 August 9 1500 mst Larimer 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1991 June 16 1140 mst Larimer 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
1989 August 11 Afternoon Larimer 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
1989 September 19 1836 mst Larimer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 July 4 1410 mst Larimer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 June 13 1400 mst Larimer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 June 22 1130 mst Larimer 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1982 August 17 Evening Larimer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
5 17 0 6 0 18 5 41
2001 May 10 2100 mst Lincoln 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2000 July 12 1640 mst Logan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 September 29 600 mst Mesa 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1983 April 11 Afternoon Mesa 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1983 June 23 1330 mst Mesa 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1 3 0 0 0 0 1 3
1991 July 9 1340 mst Moffat 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2001 August 6 300 mst Montezuma 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
1982 May 1 Afternoon Montezuma 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 3 0 0 0 0 1 3
2004 May 12 830 mst Montrose 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1999 June 21 1646 mst Montrose 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1994 September 9 1257 mst Montrose 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1
1995 September 8 1800 mst Morgan 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
1992 August 10 930 mst Morgan 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1988 July 4 1315 mst Morgan 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1 3 0 0 0 1 1 4
1996 September 25 1730 mst Otero 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1996 June 13 1400 mst Ouray 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2004 June 15 1200 mst Park 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2003 August 24 1616 mst Park 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2003 August 24 1545 mst Park 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2002 August 5 1400 mst Park 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1984 July 9 1200 mst Park 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1
1981 August 9 Morning Park 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
1 4 1 0 2 0 4 4
1997 July 24 1815 mst Pitkin 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1994 April 23 1900 mst Pitkin 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2
1988 July 26 1200 mst Pitkin 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
3 2 0 0 0 0 3 2
1998 September 23 1500 mst Prowers 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 3
1 3 0 0 0 0 1 3
1999 July 26 1800 mst Pueblo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 June 2 2030 mst Pueblo 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1991 June 27 1800 mst Pueblo 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 3
0 3 1 2 0 0 1 5
1998 August 14 1322 mst Rio Blanco 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
1982 June 19 Afternoon Rio Grand  0 0 0 0 3 1 3 1
1 1 0 0 3 1 4 2
1990 September 1 1855 mst Routt 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
1989 July 22 1530 mst Routt 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 3
1987 July 8 1630 mst Routt 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2 2 1 2 0 0 3 4
2003 July 27 1536 mst Saguache 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1
0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1
1996 August 3 1220 mst San Juan 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 4
1990 July 14 700 mst San Juan 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
1 1 0 2 0 2 1 5
1995 June 17 1430 mst San Miguel 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1989 August 9 Afternoon San Miguel 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
2004 August 1 1430 mst Summit 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2
1997 June 8 1345 mst Summit 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1992 April 5 1255 mst Summit 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2
1990 July 1 1300 mst Summit 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 5
1988 July 3 Afternoon Summit 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
1 3 1 6 0 4 2 13
2003 August 11 1750 mst Teller 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 August 8 1400 mst Teller 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
1994 July 16 1430 mst Teller 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1984 August 20 2000 mst Teller 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
3 2 0 0 0 0 3 2
1982 June 25 Afternoon Unknown ** 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
2002 June 1 1745 mst Weld 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 August 12 1330 mst Weld 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
1995 June 2 1730 mst Weld 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1995 June 2 1740 mst Weld 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
1991 May 29 1545 mst Weld 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
1983 September 3 1645 mst Weld 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
0 6 0 2 0 0 0 8

 

 

 

 

 

 
 



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