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272.50 centimeters per second is 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 that amount.
(atmospheric electrical discharge)
A bolt of lightning can travel at up to 9,700,000 centimeters per second when arcing from the atmosphere to the Earth. An estimated 280 million lightning strikes strikes occur each year.
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