TOP 15 MOST COSTLY U.S. WINTER EVENTS BY INSURED LOSSES, 1980-2014 (1)

($ millions)

        Losses when occurred   
Rank Date Event Location Overall Insured (2) Deaths
1 Mar. 11-14, 1993 Blizzard  AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WV $5,000 $2,000 270
2 Jan. 5-8, 2014 Winter damage, cold wave  AL, CT, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WI 2,500 1,700 NA
3 Apr. 13-17, 2007 Winter storm, tornadoes, floods CT, DE, DC, GA, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, VT, WV 2,000 1,600 19
4 Apr. 7-11, 2013 Winter storm CA, IN, KS, MO, NE, SD, WI 1,500 1,200 NA
5 Dec. 10-13, 1992 Winter storm CT, DE, NJ, NY, MA, MD, NE, PA, RI, VA 3,000 1,000 19
6 Jan. 31-Feb. 3, 2011 Winter storm, snowstorms, winter damage CT, IA, IL, IN, KS, MA, ME, MO, NY, OH, PA, RI, TX, WI 1,300 980 36
7 Dec. 17-30, 1983 Winter damage, cold wave FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY 1,000 880 500
8 Jan. 17-20, 1994 Winter damage, cold wave CT, DE, IN, IL, KY, MA, ME, MD, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV 1,000 800 70
9 Feb. 10-12, 1994 Winter damage AL, AR, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA 3,000 800 9
10 Jan. 1-4, 1999 Winter storm AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MO, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NJ, NY,OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV 1,000 780 25
11 Jan. 4-9, 2008 Winter storm AR, CA, CO, IL, IN, KS, MI, MO, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, WA, WI 1,000 745 12
12 Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 1996 Winter damage AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI 1,500 740 16
13 Feb. 24-25, 2013 Blizzard, winter damage LA, OK, TX 1,000 690 1
14 Oct. 28-31, 2011 Winter storm, winter damage CT, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA  900 665 28
15 Jan. 6-9, 1996 Snowstorm CT, DE, IN, KY, MA, MD, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WV 1,200 600 85
(1) Most costly U.S. blizzards and winter storms/damages based on insured losses when occurred. (2) Based on property losses including, if applicable, agricultural, offshore, marine, aviation and National Flood Insurance Program losses in the United States and may differ from data shown elsewhere. NA=Data not available. Source: © 2015 Munich Re, NatCatSERVICE, as of January 2015.