Florida has Cape Canaveral and 21 military bases that send fast-moving objects across the skies, but Floridians aren't seeing more UFO's than the rest of the country.
In fact, Florida sightings are average compared to much of the country, when you look at the overall population of the state, but we do have our share.
Satellite Internet released an article ahead of World UFO Day (July 2) and whether or not you believe, it's still fun to look at the numbers.
First, you have to remember that a UFO is literally anything in the sky that can't be identified. Does that mean an alien life form? Maybe. Maybe not.
Just between June 1 and June 27 there have already been 30 UFO sightings reported in Florida, according to the National UFO Reporting Center.
The numbers from Florida for the NURC reports for 2019 so far are:
January: 23 UFO sightings
If you look strictly at the number of reports, Floridians claim to have spotted 6,604 UFOs since tracking began. That's roughly 30 sightings for every 100,000 people and puts us pretty much in the middle ranked at 29. California leads the way with more than 13,500 sightings, followed by Alabama with nearly 10,100.
According to Satellite Internet, the top five states for UFO sightings per capita are:
And the five states with the fewest sightings are: