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TOP FIVE STATES FOR MAJOR HAIL EVENTS, 2013 (1)
Rank State Number of hail events
1 Texas 651
2 Kansas 504
3 Nebraska 466
4 Oklahoma 411
5 South Dakota 360
  United States 5,457

(1) One inch in diameter or larger.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.

 
MAJOR HAIL EVENTS BY STATE, 2011 (1)
Rank State Number of hail events
1 Texas 741
2 Kansas 720
3 Missouri 603
4 Nebraska 575
5 Oklahoma 524
6 Arkansas 374
7 South Dakota 361
8 North Carolina 347
9 Ohio 322
10 Illinois 304
11 Virginia 297
12 Iowa 287
13 Georgia 286
14 Mississippi 265
15 Tennessee 247
16 Kentucky 239
17 Indiana 236
18 South Carolina 225
19 Alabama 217
20 Colorado 202
21 New York 197
22 Minnesota 192
23 Wisconsin 185
24 Montana 174
25 Pennsylvania 157
26 North Dakota 154
27 Michigan 129
28 West Virginia 129
29 Louisiana 111
30 Wyoming 100
31 Florida 95
32 Maine 73
33 Maryland 62
34 Vermont 56
35 Massachusetts 41
36 New Hampshire 39
37 New Jersey 30
38 New Mexico 28
39 Connecticut 25
40 Arizona 20
41 California 13
42 Oregon 10
43 Idaho 6
44 Utah 5
45 Delaware 4
46 Rhode Island 3
47 Nevada 2
48 Washington 2
49 D.C. 1
50 Alaska (2) 0
51 Hawaii (2) 0
  United States 9,415

(1) One inch in diamater or larger.
(2) Alaska and Hawaii tie for the lowest rank, with no hailstorms in 2011.

Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.