Natural Catastrophe Losses In The United States, 2018 (1)

($ billions)

Event Number of events (2) Fatalities Overall losses Insured losses (3)
Wildfire, heat waves, and drought 16 107 $25.4 $18.0
Tropical cyclone 5 107 30.4 15.6
Severe thunderstorm 56 66 18.8 14.1
Winter storms and cold waves 9 26 4.2 3.0
Flood, flash flood 20 49 2.6 1.2
Earthquake and geophysical 2 0 0.5 0.4
Total 108 355 $81.9 $52.3
(1) As of March, 2019. (2) Events that have caused at least one fatality or losses of $3 million or more. (3) Sourced from Property Claim Services based on property losses including, if applicable, agricultural, offshore, marine, aviation and National Flood Insurance Program losses; may differ from data shown elsewhere. Source: © 2019 Munich Re, NatCatSERVICE, Property Claim Services®, a unit of ISO®, a Verisk Analytics® business.