Lightning Strikes Shut Rides – Disney World Wait Times for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Lightning strikes across Walt Disney World shut down many theme park attractions this afternoon, causing big wait time jumps at the rides that were still operating.  Everything from Rise of the Resistance at Hollywood Studios, to most attractions at Animal Kingdom, to Big Thunder, Splash Mountain, Jungle Cruise, Dumbo, Magic Carpets of Aladdin, and more at the Magic Kingdom, were offline for a while today.

We did manage to get 201 actual wait times from our fabulous (and brave) Lines community! Let’s do the rest of the numbers!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

Splash Mountain had an average wait time today of 56 minutes. Its 7-day average is 65 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 59 minutes, so today ranks #20 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #165 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 81% of the posted wait time.

Magic Kingdom wait times for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Astro Orbiter had an average wait time today of 43 minutes. Its 7-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #32 for the past year.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad had an average wait time today of 34 minutes. Its 7-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #220 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 49% of the posted wait time.

Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin had an average wait time today of 38 minutes. Its 7-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #93 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 39% of the posted wait time.

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel had an average wait time today of 19 minutes. Its 7-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #12 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #152 for the past year.

Dumbo the Flying Elephant had an average wait time today of 22 minutes. Its 7-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #44 for the past year.

“it’s a small world” had an average wait time today of 32 minutes. Its 7-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #193 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 40% of the posted wait time.

Jungle Cruise had an average wait time today of 53 minutes. Its 7-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 47 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 42% of the posted wait time.

Mad Tea Party had an average wait time today of 23 minutes. Its 7-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #15 for the past year.

Mickey’s PhilharMagic had an average wait time today of 26 minutes. Its 7-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #8 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #132 for the past year.

Peter Pan’s Flight had an average wait time today of 52 minutes. Its 7-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 34 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 107% of the posted wait time.

Pirates of the Caribbean had an average wait time today of 38 minutes. Its 7-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #204 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 41% of the posted wait time.

Space Mountain had an average wait time today of 48 minutes. Its 7-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #96 for the past year. We received 10 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 68% of the posted wait time.

The Barnstormer had an average wait time today of 21 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #108 for the past year.

The Haunted Mansion had an average wait time today of 45 minutes. Its 7-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #26 for the past year.

The Magic Carpets of Aladdin had an average wait time today of 20 minutes. Its 7-day average is 11 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #34 for the past year.

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh had an average wait time today of 37 minutes. Its 7-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 24 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past year.

Tomorrowland Speedway had an average wait time today of 15 minutes. Its 7-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 13 minutes, so today ranks #5 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #164 for the past year.

Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover had an average wait time today of 27 minutes. Its 7-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #16 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 35% of the posted wait time.

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train had an average wait time today of 60 minutes. Its 7-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #128 for the past year.

Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid had an average wait time today of 34 minutes. Its 7-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 20 minutes, so today ranks #6 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 110% of the posted wait time.

Animal Kingdom Wait Times

Na’vi River Journey had an average wait time today of 43 minutes. Its 7-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 40 minutes, so today ranks #7 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #158 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 57% of the posted wait time.

Animal Kingdom wait times for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

DINOSAUR had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #8 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 33 minutes, so today ranks #196 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 62% of the posted wait time.

Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 23 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #98 for the past year.

Kali River Rapids had an average wait time today of 24 minutes. Its 7-day average is 38 minutes, so today ranks #5 for this week. Its 30-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #24 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #97 for the past year.

Kilimanjaro Safaris had an average wait time today of 40 minutes. Its 7-day average is 36 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 36 minutes, so today ranks #8 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #46 for the past year. We received 8 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 76% of the posted wait time.

It’s Tough to Be a Bug! had an average wait time today of 14 minutes. Its 7-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 18 minutes, so today ranks #183 for the past year.

TriceraTop Spin had an average wait time today of 8 minutes. Its 7-day average is 6 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 6 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 7 minutes, so today ranks #89 for the past year.

Avatar Flight of Passage had an average wait time today of 75 minutes. Its 7-day average is 69 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 66 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #52 for the past year. We received 8 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 90% of the posted wait time.

EPCOT Wait Times

Journey Into Imagination With Figment had an average wait time today of 21 minutes. Its 7-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #57 for the past year.

EPCOT wait times for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros had an average wait time today of 28 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 9 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 9 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

Living with the Land had an average wait time today of 22 minutes. Its 7-day average is 14 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 11 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

Mission: SPACE Orange had an average wait time today of 36 minutes. Its 7-day average is 50 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #143 for the past year.

Soarin’ had an average wait time today of 50 minutes. Its 7-day average is 54 minutes, so today ranks #3 for this week. Its 30-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 39 minutes, so today ranks #109 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 74% of the posted wait time.

Spaceship Earth had an average wait time today of 24 minutes. Its 7-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #4 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 19 minutes, so today ranks #107 for the past year.

Test Track had an average wait time today of 84 minutes. Its 7-day average is 66 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 61 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 56 minutes, so today ranks #19 for the past year.

The Seas with Nemo & Friends had an average wait time today of 21 minutes. Its 7-day average is 17 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 12 minutes, so today ranks #17 for the past year.

Mission: SPACE Green had an average wait time today of 25 minutes. Its 7-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #13 for the past year.

Frozen Ever After had an average wait time today of 60 minutes. Its 7-day average is 48 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 47 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 45 minutes, so today ranks #73 for the past year.

Hollywood Studios Wait Times

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run had an average wait time today of 61 minutes. Its 7-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 49 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 52 minutes, so today ranks #96 for the past year. We received 7 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 92% of the posted wait time.

Hollywood Studios wait times for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Muppet*Vision 3D had an average wait time today of 10 minutes. Its 7-day average is 10 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 15 minutes, so today ranks #14 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #330 for the past year.

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith had an average wait time today of 48 minutes. Its 7-day average is 44 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #84 for the past year. We received 10 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 107% of the posted wait time.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue had an average wait time today of 13 minutes. Its 7-day average is 16 minutes, so today ranks #6 for this week. Its 30-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #29 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 28 minutes, so today ranks #315 for the past year. We received 6 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 56% of the posted wait time.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror had an average wait time today of 31 minutes. Its 7-day average is 29 minutes, so today ranks #2 for this week. Its 30-day average is 35 minutes, so today ranks #11 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 51 minutes, so today ranks #288 for the past year. We received 9 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 71% of the posted wait time.

Toy Story Mania! had an average wait time today of 49 minutes. Its 7-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 32 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 27 minutes, so today ranks #2 for the past year. We received 18 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 59% of the posted wait time.

Walt Disney Presents had an average wait time today of 20 minutes. Its 7-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 5 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past year.

Slinky Dog Dash had an average wait time today of 79 minutes. Its 7-day average is 73 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 70 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 61 minutes, so today ranks #18 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 63% of the posted wait time.

Alien Swirling Saucers had an average wait time today of 29 minutes. Its 7-day average is 22 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #3 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 25 minutes, so today ranks #87 for the past year. We received 4 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 68% of the posted wait time.

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway had an average wait time today of 47 minutes. Its 7-day average is 42 minutes, so today ranks #1 for this week. Its 30-day average is 41 minutes, so today ranks #1 for the past month. Its 365-day average is 53 minutes, so today ranks #161 for the past year. We received 16 actual wait times today, and the actual wait averaged 75% of the posted wait time.

Rise of the Resistance was running really well until the lightning strike shut it down.  Rise of the Resistance began calling boarding groups around 8:50 a.m. this morning, and was running at its best pace of the week. It looks like the lightning took out the ride sometime between 2:00 and 2:30 p.m.

 

Rise of the Resistance boarding groups for Tuesday, June 15, 2021

 

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Len Testa

Len Testa is the co-author of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World, and has contributed to the Disneyland and Las Vegas Unofficial Guides. Most of his time is spent trying to keep up with the team. Len's email address is len@touringplans.com. You can also follow him on Twitter: @lentesta.

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