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Hurricane facts & figures

The deadliest hurricanes to hit the U.S.

Hurricane Year Cat. Deaths
Texas 1900 4 6000+
Florida 1928 4 1836
Florida, Texas 1919 4 600#
New England 1938 3+ 600
Florida 1935 5 408
Audrey 1957 4 390
Northeast 1944 3+ 390
Louisiana 1909 4 350
Louisiana 1915 4 275
Texas 1915 4 275
Camille 1969 5 256
Florida 1926 4 243
Diane 1955 1 184
Florida 1906 2 164
Miss., Ala., Fla. 1906 3 134
Agnes 1972 1 122
Hazel 1954 4+ 95
Betsy 1965 3 75
Carol 1954 3+ 60
Fla., La., Miss. 1947 4 51
Donna 1960 4 50
Ga., S.C., N.C. 1940 2 50
Carla 1961 4 46
Texas 1909 3 41
Texas 1932 4 40
Texas 1933 3 40
Hilda 1964 3 38
Louisiana 1918 3 34
Florida 1910 3 30
Connie 1955 3 25
Louisiana 1926 3 25
+Moving more than 30 miles per hour; @ Some 345 of these lost on ships at sea; # More than 500 of these lost on ships at sea; 600-900 estimated deaths.


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