Climate and Weather


Which U.S. hurricanes have caused the most deaths?

The ten deadliest United States hurricanes are listed below.

Hurricane Year Deaths
Texas (Galveston) 1900 8,000
Florida (Lake Okeechobee) 1928 2,500
Louisiana, Mississippi (Katrina) 2005 1,833
Louisiana (Cheniere Caminanda) 1893 1,100–1,400
South Carolina, Georgia (Sea Islands) 1893 1,000–2,000
Georgia, South Carolina 1881 700
Louisiana/Texas (Audrey) 1957 416
Florida (Keys) 1935 408
Louisiana (Last Island) 1856 400
Florida (Miami), Mississippi, Alabama, Pensacola 1926 372


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