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 It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth as fast as a bolt of Lightning In other words, the speed of a bolt of Lightning is 36,000 times 390,000 inches per hour. (atmospheric electrical discharge)A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 14,000,000,000 inches per hour when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year. It's about 70,000,000 times as fast as Grass growing In other words, 390,000 inches per hour is 69,000,000 times the speed of Grass growing, and the speed of Grass growing is 0.0000000140 times that amount. (for Kentucky Bluegrass, Poa pratensis) (a.k.a. Smooth Meadow grass, a.k.a. Common Meadow grass) (Summer months, ideal growing conditions)Kentucky Bluegrass, one of the most common grasses in North America, grows about an inch per week in the summer months under ideal conditions. When left un-mowed, Kentucky Bluegrass grows to heights of 60 to 90 cm (2 to 3 ft) and blossoms with a blue flower. It's about 0.000000009 times as fast as The Speed of Light In other words, 390,000 inches per hour is 0.00000000917857202531760 times the speed of The Speed of Light, and the speed of The Speed of Light is 108,949,409.259050 times that amount. (C) (in a vacuum)The speed of light (and all other electromagnetic radiation) in a perfect vacuum is known as "c" and measures 42,490,269,611,030 inches per hour, per the formal definition of the meter. While visible light travels close to this speed in air, it slows to 28,326,846,407,826 inches per hour when passing through the glass of a typical window.