Natural Catastrophe Losses In The United States By Peril, 2020

($ millions)

Event Number of events (1) Fatalities Economic losses (2) Insured losses (3)
Severe convective storm 51 106 $49,323 $35,000
Tropical cyclone 12 73 40,059 21,600
Wildfire, drought, heatwave 19 43 22,959 13,900
Flooding 4 8 5,292 2,200
Winter storm 4 6 1634.1 930
Earthquake 4 0 152 58
Total 94 ~250 $119,000 $74,000
(1) Natural disasters that cause at least $25 million in insured losses; or 10 deaths; or 50 people injured; or 2,000 filed claims or homes and structures damaged. Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. (2) Includes any direct physical damage or direct net loss business interruption costs. (3) Includes losses sustained by private insurers and government-sponsored programs such as the National Flood Insurance Program. Subject to change as loss estimates are further developed. As of February 23, 2021. ~ =Approximately. Source: Aon.