Natural Catastrophe Losses In The United States, 2016 (1)

($ millions)

Event  Number of relevant events (2) Fatalities Overall losses Insured losses (3) 
Severe thunderstorm (4) 43 40 $19,000 $14,000
Winter storms and cold waves 7 55 1,700 1,000
Flood, flash flood 19 83 15,000 4,300
Earthquake and geophysical 2 0 minor minor
Tropical cyclone 2 52 7,000 3,500
Wildfire, heat waves and drought 18 32 1,200 1,000
Total 91 262 $43,900 $23,800
(1) As of February 2017. (2) Events that have caused at least one fatality or losses of $3 million or more. (3) Based on property losses including, if applicable, agricultural, offshore, marine, aviation and National Flood Insurance Program losses and may differ from data shown elsewhere. (4) Includes tornadoes. Source: The Property Claim Services® (PCS®) unit of ISO®, a Verisk Analytics® company, © 2017 Munich Re, NatCatSERVICE.