Lightning

Lightning


The original Android Lightning distance calculator. Press the top button when you see the flash, press the bottom one when you hear the thunder. The distance is shown in Miles and KM, up to 20 Miles. If you like, you can also start and stop the timer with the Camera button, trackball, or D-Pad.

Fun and educational, it's also useful for outdoor activities where lightning may be a hazard (handy for lifeguards, referees, playground helpers, etc.).

Not recommended for artillery spotting...


Suggestions welcome - please email me.

This App will never contain annoying ads - ever!

**** SECURITY NOTICE ****

Lightning uses the following permissions ONLY:

Storage
Modify/delete SD card contents. Not that it really *does* anything with the SD card...

System tools
Prevent phone from sleeping

Phone calls
Read phone state and identity

The last one is a result of building for Android 1.6 compatibility - Lightning does *NOT* actually access the phone information in any way.

Recent changes:
Chinese (zh) localization courtesy of Ndoo.net

New feature: The History page shows the elapsed time between now and the last entry (up to 99 hours). This is a convenient way to tell how long it's been since the storm has past. This was a user-request - keep them coming!
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4.3
User ratings
323
Installs
50,000+
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File size
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About Lightning
The original Android Lightning distance calculator. Press the top button when you see the flash, press the bottom one when you hear the thunder. The distance is shown in Miles and KM, up to 20 Miles. If you like, you can also start and stop the timer with the Camera button, trackball, or D-Pad.

Fun and educational, it's also useful for outdoor activities where lightning may be a hazard (handy for lifeguards, referees, playground helpers, etc.).

Not recommended for artillery spotting...


Suggestions welcome - please email me.

This App will never contain annoying ads - ever!

**** SECURITY NOTICE ****

Lightning uses the following permissions ONLY:

Storage
Modify/delete SD card contents. Not that it really *does* anything with the SD card...

System tools
Prevent phone from sleeping

Phone calls
Read phone state and identity

The last one is a result of building for Android 1.6 compatibility - Lightning does *NOT* actually access the phone information in any way.

Recent changes:
Chinese (zh) localization courtesy of Ndoo.net

New feature: The History page shows the elapsed time between now and the last entry (up to 99 hours). This is a convenient way to tell how long it's been since the storm has past. This was a user-request - keep them coming!

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A Google User
Jun 26, 2014
Cool
A Google User
Mar 12, 2014
It cool
A Google User
Sep 21, 2013
Not going to use it Don't ask how I got it. The thing is if there's lightning I will call my friends, get lawn chairs and cheer for something big undern umbrellas or not
A Google User
Apr 22, 2013
Good Looks good, can't wait to test it on real storm!
A Google User
Jul 23, 2012
Simple & Works Nice small simple app that does a great job & no ads or data used to drain the battery. Wish these apps could also dim the screen as an option to save more power as some storms can be quite long for use with a not fully charged phone. I like this app best.