Natural Catastrophe Losses In The United States, 2017 (1)

($ billions)

Event  Number of events (2) Fatalities Overall losses Insured losses (3) 
Severe thunderstorm 50 85 $25.4 $18.2
Winter storms and cold waves 13 24 2.2 1.2
Flood, flash flood 12 14 0.4 0.1
Earthquake and geophysical 2 1 minor minor
Tropical cyclone 5 170 123.0 49.1
Wildfire, heat waves and drought 21 62 14.3 9.5
Total 103 356 $165.3 $78.0
(1) As of January 2018. (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. Source: Property Claim Services®,  a unit of ISO®, a Verisk Analytics® business, © 2018 Munich Re, NatCatSERVICE.