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Blitzortung Lightning Monitor

Get an overview of the current thunderstorm situation
Version: 2.1.1
Added: 03-02-2019
Updated: 22-06-2020

Simple to use map based application visualizing real time full area lightning data provided by the lightning location network project. The current thunderstorm situation at your fingertips.


  • realtime display of lightning data
  • display of historical lightning data of the last 24 hours
  • for regions Europe, North & South America, Asia, Africa and Australia/New Zealand
  • lightning strike time color coded
  • reduced data volume and fast response
  • current lightning strike time and lightning count
  • optional user location marker
  • alert function shows distance/direction of storms
  • background service for alerts
  • support for notifications, sound and vibration alarm
  • single stroke display for participants

Please visit for more information regarding the community based lightning location project.

The raster display ensures a fast performance of the application even if there is a very high thunderstorm activity. participants can visualize all stroke locations individually.

If you would like to contribute to a translation of the software in your language, please do not hesitate to contact the author of the software.

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