Hurricane Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: National Hurricane Center
Date Verified: 1.1.2014
Costliest Hurricanes
Rank Name Year Category Damage
Numbers adjusted for inflation 2010
1. Katrina (LA/MS/AL/SE FL) 2005 3 $105,840,000,000
2. Sandy (CT/DE/MA/MD/ME/NC/NH/NJ/NY/PA/RI) 2012 2 $60,000,000,000
3. Andrew (SE FL/SE LA) 1992 5 $45,561,000,000
4. Ike (TX/LA/MS) 2008 2 $27,790,000,000
5. Wilma (FL) 2005 3 $20,587,000,000
6. Ivan (FL/AL) 2004 3 $19,832,000,000
7. Charley (FL) 2004 4 $15,820,000,000
8. Irene (NC/VA/MD/DE/NJ/NY/CT/VT/NH/ME) 2011 1 $15,800,000,000
9. Hugo (SC) 1989 4 $9,739,820,675
10. Rita (LA/TX) 2005 3 $11,797,000,000
11. Agnes (NE U.S.) 1972 1 $11,760,000,000
12. Betsy (FL/LA) 1965 3 $11,227,000,000
13. Allison (TX/LA) 2001 T.S. $10,998,000,000
14. Frances (FL) 2004 2 $10,018,000,000
15. Camille (MS/AL) 1969 5 $9,282,000,000
16. Floyd (NC) 1999 4 $9,225,000,000
17. Jeanne (FL) 2004 3 $8,072,000,000
18. Opal (NW FL/AL) 1995 3 $7,729,000,000
19. Diane (NE U.S.) 1955 1 $7,408,000,000
20. Frederic (AL/MS) 1979 3 $6,571,000,000
21. New England 1938 3 $6,325,000,000
22. Fran (NC) 1996 3 $6,140,000,000
23. Isabel (NC/VA/MD) 2003 2 $6,112,000,000
24. Celia (S TX) 1970 3 $5,918,000,000
25. Great Atlantic Hurricane 1944 3 $5,706,000,000
26. Alicia (N TX) 1983 3 $4,569,000,000
27. Gustav (LA) 2008 2 $4,347,000,000
28. Carol (NE U.S.) 1954 3 $4,175,000,000
29. Georges (PR/MS) 1998 5 $3,860,000,000
30. Juan (LA) 1985 1 $3,238,000,000
31. Donna (FL/Eastern U.S.) 1960 4 $3,215,000,000
32. Iniki (HI) 1992 4 $3,095,000,000
33. Bob (NC and NE U.S.) 1991 2 $2,004,635,258
Number of Hurricanes by Decade Saffir-Simpson Category Total Hurricanes
1 2 3 4 5
2001-2004 4 2 2 1 0 9
1991-2000 3 6 4 0 1 14
1981-1990 9 1 4 1 0 15
1971-1980 6 2 4 0 0 12
1961-1970 3 5 4 1 1 14
1951-1960 8 1 5 3 0 17
1941-1950 8 6 9 1 0 24
1931-1940 4 7 6 1 1 19
1921-1930 5 3 3 2 0 13
1911-1920 10 4 4 3 0 21
1901-1910 10 4 4 0 0 18
1891-1900 8 5 5 3 0 21
1881-1890 8 9 4 1 0 22
1871-1880 7 6 7 0 0 20
1861-1870 8 6 1 0 0 15
1851-1860 8 5 5 1 0 19
Total Hurricanes from 1851-2004 109 72 71 18 3 273
Average Per Decade 7.1 4.7 4.6 1.2 0.2 17.7
Deadliest US Hurricanes
Rank Name Year Category Deaths
1. Great Galveston Hurricane (TX) 1900 4 8000
2. FL (Lake Okeechobee) 1928 4 2500
3. Katrina (LA/MS/FL/GA/AL) 2005 3 1200
4. Cheniere Caminanda (LA) 1893 4 1100-1400
5. Sea Islands (SC/GA) 1893 3 1000-2000
6. GA/SC 1881 2 700
7. Audrey (SW LA/N TX) 1957 4 416
8. Great Labor Day Hurricane (FL Keys) 1935 5 408
9. Last Island (LA) 1856 4 400
10. Miami Hurricane (FL/MS/AL/Pensacola) 1926 4 372
11. LA (Grand Isle) 1909 4 350
12. FL (Keys)/S. TX 1919 4 287
13.. LA (New Orleans) 1915 4 275
13. TX (Galveston) 1915 4 275
15. Camille (MS/LA) 1969 5 256
15.. New England 1938 3 256
17. Diane (NE U.S.) 1955 1 184
18. GA, SC, NC 1898 4 179
19. TX 1875 3 176
20. SE FL 1906 2 164
21. Indianola (TX) 1886 4 150
22. MS/AL/Pensacola 1906 3 134
23. FL, GA, SC 1896 3 130
24. Agnes (NE U.S.) 1972 1 122
25. Hazel (SC/NC) 1954 4 95
26. Betsy (SE FL/SE LA) 1965 3 75
27. Great Atlantic Hurricane 1944 3 64
28. Carol (NE U.S.) 1954 3 60
29. Floyd (NC) 1999 4 56
30. NC 1883 2 53
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