Hurricanes And Related Deaths In The United States, 1997-2016

 

Year Total hurricanes (1) Made landfall as hurricane in the U.S. Deaths (2)
1997 1 1 6
1998 10 3 23
1999 8 2 60
2000 8 0 4
2001 9 0 42
2002 4 1 5
2003 7 2 24
2004 9 6 (3) 59
2005 15 7 1,518
2006 5 0 0
2007 6 1 1
2008 8 4 (4) 41
2009 3 1 (5) 6
2010 12 0 11
2011 7 1 44
2012 10 1 (6) 83
2013 2 0 1
2014 6 1 2
2015 4 0 3
2016 7 3 36
(1) Atlantic Basin. (2) Includes fatalities from high winds of less than hurricane force from tropical storms. (3) One hurricane (Alex) is considered a strike but not technically a landfall. (4) Includes one hurricane (Hanna) which made landfall as a tropical storm. (5) Hurricane Ida, which made landfall as a tropical storm. (6) Excludes superstorm Sandy which made landfall as a post-tropical storm. Source: Insurance Information Institute from data supplied by the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Hurricane Center.