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U.S. Severe Weather Annual Fatalities

U.S. Annual Severe Weather Data

Severe Weather Fatalities:


These data were acquired from numerous sources which are listed below the table. There may be some discrepancies
in comparing different data sets. Unfortunately there is no process in place to resolve any discrepancies.


Fatalities: Tornadoes; Lightning; Floods: Hurricanes; Tropical storms; Heat waves; Cold wave and Winter Storms

Hurricane and Tropical Storm data begin in 1900; Flood data begin in 1903; Tornado data begin in 1916
Lightning data begin in 1940; Heat, and Winter Storms data begin in 1986; Cold fatality data begin in 1988.

 

Year
Tornado Fatalities
Year
Lightning Fatalities
Year
Flood Fatalities
Year
Hurr +TS Fatalities
Year
Heat Fatalities
Year
Cold Fatalities
Year
Winter Fatalities
Year
2015
34
2015
.
2015
.
2015
.
2015
.
2015
.
2015
.
2015
2014
47
2014
26
2014
38
2014
0
2014
20
2014
43
2014
21
2014
2013
55
2013
23
2013
82
2013
1
2013
92
2013
24
2013
21
2013
2012
70
2012
28
2012
29
2012
4
2012
155
2012
8
2012
11
2012
2011
553
2011
26
2011
113
2011
9
2011
206
2011
29
2011
17
2011
2010
45
2010
29
2010
103
2010
0
2010
138
2010
34
2010
43
2010
2009
22
2009
34
2009
56
2009
2
2009
45
2009
33
2009
35
2009
2008
126
2008
28
2008
82
2008
12
2008
71
2008
44
2008
47
2008
2007
81
2007
45
2007
87
2007
1
2007
105
2007
47
2007
34
2007
2006
67
2006
47
2006
76
2006
0
2006
253
2006
2
2006
28
2006
2005
38
2005
38
2005
43
2005
1016
2005
158
2005
24
2005
43
2005
2004
35
2004
31
2004
82
2004
34
2004
6
2004
27
2004
28
2004
2003
54
2003
43
2003
86
2003
14
2003
36
2003
20
2003
37
2003
2002
55
2002
51
2002
49
2002
53
2002
167
2002
11
2002
17
2002
2001
40
2001
44
2001
48
2001
24
2001
166
2001
4
2001
18
2001
2000
41
2000
51
2000
38
2000
0
2000
158
2000
26
2000
41
2000
1999
94
1999
46
1999
68
1999
19
1999
502
1999
7
1999
41
1999
1998
130
1998
44
1998
136
1998
9
1998
173
1998
11
1998
68
1998
1997
68
1997
42
1997
118
1997
1
1997
81
1997
51
1997
90
1997
1996
26
1996
53
1996
131
1996
37
1996
36
1996
62
1996
86
1996
1995
30
1995
85
1995
80
1995
17
1995
1021
1995
22
1995
17
1995
1994
69
1994
69
1994
91
1994
9
1994
29
1994
52
1994
29
1994
1993
33
1993
43
1993
103
1993
2
1993
20
1993
18
1993
66
1993
1992
39
1992
41
1992
62
1992
27
1992
8
1992
14
1992
59
1992
1991
39
1991
73
1991
61
1991
19
1991
36
1991
13
1991
45
1991
1990
53
1990
74
1990
142
1990
0
1990
32
1990
13
1990
48
1990
1989
50
1989
67
1989
85
1989
38
1989
6
1989
121
1989
63
1989
1988
32
1988
68
1988
31
1988
9
1988
41
1988
17
1988
55
1988
1987
59
1987
88
1987
70
1987
0
1987
38
1987
-
1987
30
1987
1986
15
1986
68
1986
94
1986
11
1986
40
1986
-
1986
69
1986
1985
94
1985
74
1985
166
1985
30
1985
-
1985
-
1985
-
1985
1984
122
1984
67
1984
126
1984
4
1984
-
1984
-
1984
-
1984
1983
34
1983
77
1983
204
1983
22
1983
-
1983
-
1983
-
1983
1982
64
1982
77
1982
155
1982
0
1982
-
1982
-
1982
-
1982
1981
24
1981
66
1981
84
1981
0
1981
-
1981
-
1981
-
1981
1980
28
1980
74
1980
82
1980
4
1980
-
1980
-
1980
-
1980
1979
84
1979
63
1979
121
1979
22
1979
-
1979
-
1979
-
1979
1978
53
1978
88
1978
125
1978
36
1978
-
1978
-
1978
-
1978
1977
43
1977
98
1977
210
1977
0
1977
-
1977
-
1977
-
1977
1976
44
1976
74
1976
193
1976
9
1976
-
1976
-
1976
-
1976
1975
60
1975
91
1975
127
1975
4
1975
-
1975
-
1975
-
1975
1974
366
1974
102
1974
111
1974
1
1974
-
1974
-
1974
-
1974
1973
89
1973
124
1973
178
1973
5
1973
-
1973
-
1973
-
1973
1972
27
1972
94
1972
555
1972
121
1972
-
1972
-
1972
-
1972
1971
159
1971
122
1971
68
1971
8
1971
-
1971
-
1971
-
1971
1970
73
1970
122
1970
131
1970
11
1970
-
1970
-
1970
-
1970
1969
66
1969
131
1969
445
1969
256
1969
-
1969
-
1969
-
1969
1968
131
1968
129
1968
57
1968
9
1968
-
1968
-
1968
-
1968
1967
114
1967
88
1967
53
1967
18
1967
-
1967
-
1967
-
1967
1966
98
1966
110
1966
56
1966
54
1966
-
1966
-
1966
-
1966
1965
301
1965
149
1965
188
1965
75
1965
-
1965
-
1965
-
1965
1964
73
1964
129
1964
142
1964
49
1964
-
1964
-
1964
-
1964
1963
31
1963
165
1963
41
1963
11
1963
-
1963
-
1963
-
1963
1962
30
1962
153
1962
53
1962
4
1962
-
1962
-
1962
-
1962
1961
52
1961
149
1961
93
1961
46
1961
-
1961
-
1961
-
1961
1960
46
1960
129
1960
169
1960
65
1960
-
1960
-
1960
-
1960
1959
58
1959
183
1959
25
1959
24
1959
-
1959
-
1959
-
1959
1958
67
1958
104
1958
47
1958
2
1958
-
1958
-
1958
-
1958
1957
193
1957
180
1957
82
1957
395
1957
-
1957
-
1957
-
1957
1956
83
1956
149
1956
42
1956
21
1956
-
1956
-
1956
-
1956
1955
129
1955
181
1955
302
1955
218
1955
-
1955
-
1955
-
1955
1954
36
1954
220
1954
55
1954
193
1954
-
1954
-
1954
-
1954
1953
519
1953
145
1953
40
1953
2
1953
-
1953
-
1953
-
1953
1952
230
1952
212
1952
54
1952
3
1952
-
1952
-
1952
-
1952
1951
34
1951
248
1951
51
1951
0
1951
-
1951
-
1951
-
1951
1950
70
1950
219
1950
93
1950
19
1950
-
1950
-
1950
-
1950
1949
212
1949
249
1949
48
1949
4
1949
-
1949
-
1949
-
1949
1948
140
1948
256
1948
82
1948
3
1948
-
1948
-
1948
-
1948
1947
313
1947
338
1947
55
1947
53
1947
-
1947
-
1947
-
1947
1946
78
1946
231
1946
28
1946
0
1946
-
1946
-
1946
-
1946
1945
210
1945
268
1945
91
1945
7
1945
-
1945
-
1945
-
1945
1944
275
1944
419
1944
33
1944
64
1944
-
1944
-
1944
-
1944
1943
58
1943
432
1943
107
1943
16
1943
-
1943
-
1943
-
1943
1942
384
1942
372
1942
68
1942
8
1942
-
1942
-
1942
-
1942
1941
53
1941
388
1941
47
1941
10
1941
-
1941
-
1941
-
1941
1940
65
1940
340
1940
60
1940
51
1940
-
1940
-
1940
-
1940
1939
91
1939
-
1939
83
1939
3
1939
-
1939
-
1939
-
1939
1938
183
1938
-
1938
180
1938
600
1938
-
1938
-
1938
-
1938
1937
29
1937
-
1937
142
1937
0
1937
-
1937
-
1937
-
1937
1936
552
1936
-
1936
142
1936
9
1936
-
1936
-
1936
-
1936
1935
71
1935
-
1935
236
1935
414
1935
-
1935
-
1935
-
1935
1934
47
1934
-
1934
88
1934
17
1934
-
1934
-
1934
-
1934
1933
362
1933
-
1933
33
1933
63
1933
-
1933
-
1933
-
1933
1932
394
1932
-
1932
11
1932
0
1932
-
1932
-
1932
-
1932
1931
36
1931
-
1931
0
1931
0
1931
-
1931
-
1931
-
1931
1930
179
1930
-
1930
14
1930
0
1930
-
1930
-
1930
-
1930
1929
274
1929
-
1929
89
1929
3
1929
-
1929
-
1929
-
1929
1928
95
1928
-
1928
15
1928
1836
1928
-
1928
-
1928
-
1928
1927
540
1927
-
1927
423
1927
0
1927
-
1927
-
1927
-
1927
1926
144
1926
-
1926
16
1926
269
1926
-
1926
-
1926
-
1926
1925
794
1925
-
1925
36
1925
6
1925
-
1925
-
1925
-
1925
1924
376
1924
-
1924
27
1924
2
1924
-
1924
-
1924
-
1924
1923
110
1923
-
1923
42
1923
0
1923
-
1923
-
1923
-
1923
1922
135
1922
-
1922
215
1922
360
1922
-
1922
-
1922
-
1922
1921
202
1921
-
1921
143
1921
6
1921
-
1921
-
1921
-
1921
1920
499
1920
-
1920
42
1920
2
1920
-
1920
-
1920
-
1920
1919
206
1919
-
1919
2
1919
287
1919
-
1919
-
1919
-
1919
1918
136
1918
-
1918
0
1918
34
1918
-
1918
-
1918
-
1918
1917
551
1917
-
1917
80
1917
5
1917
-
1917
-
1917
-
1917
1916
150
1916
-
1916
118
1916
107
1916
-
1916
-
1916
-
1916
1915
-
1915
-
1915
49
1915
550
1915
-
1915
-
1915
-
1915
1914
-
1914
-
1914
180
1914
0
1914
-
1914
-
1914
-
1914
1913
-
1913
-
1913
527
1913
5
1913
-
1913
-
1913
-
1913
1912
-
1912
-
1912
2
1912
1
1912
-
1912
-
1912
-
1912
1911
-
1911
-
1911
0
1911
17
1911
-
1911
-
1911
-
1911
1910
-
1910
-
1910
0
1910
30
1910
-
1910
-
1910
-
1910
1909
-
1909
-
1909
5
1909
406
1909
-
1909
-
1909
-
1909
1908
-
1908
-
1908
11
1908
0
1908
-
1908
-
1908
-
1908
1907
-
1907
-
1907
7
1907
0
1907
-
1907
-
1907
-
1907
1906
-
1906
-
1906
1
1906
298
1906
-
1906
-
1906
-
1906
1905
-
1905
-
1905
2
1905
0
1905
-
1905
-
1905
-
1905
1904
-
1904
-
1904
0
1904
5
1904
-
1904
-
1904
-
1904
1903
-
1903
-
1903
178
1903
15
1903
-
1903
-
1903
-
1903
1902
-
1902
-
1902
-
1902
0
1902
-
1902
-
1902
1902
1901
-
1901
-
1901
-
1901
10
1901
-
1901
-
1901
1901
1900
-
1900
-
1900
-
1900
8000
1900
-
1900
-
1900
1900
Year
Tornado Fatalities
Year
Lightning Fatalities
Year
Flood Fatalities
Year
Hurr+TS Fatalities
Year
Heat Fatalities
Year
Cold Fatalities
Year
Winter Fatalities
Year

 

LINKS TO DATA SOURCES:

NOAA/NWS Hazardous Weather Statistics: 1995-2014
1940-2014 (75 years) List of all Severe Weather Fatalities
2014 Annual hazards Summary
Hurricane maps and frequency (1851-2012) (no data past 2012 at this site)
National Climatic Data Center
Lightning Safety
NOAA, Storm Events
Storm Data Main Page
Storm Data, Monthly Summaries
Storm Prediction Center (SPC)
Storm Prediction Center FAQ (SPC)
Storm reports, climatology (SPC)
Monthly and annual summaries (SPC)
Tornado summaries (SPC)
Warning Coordination Meteorologist (WCM) Page (SPC)
University of Colorado, Science Policy
Tropical Cyclone Climatology


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