Top 10 Costliest Global Tropical Cyclones by Insured Losses, 1900-2021 (1)

(2021 US$ billions)

        Insured loss
Rank Date Country/region Event Dollars when occurred In 2021 dollars (2)
1 Aug. 2005 U.S. Hurricane Katrina $65 $90
2 Sep. 2017 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Irma 33 37
3 Aug. 2021 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Ida 36 36
4 Oct. 2012 U.S., Caribbean, Canada Hurricane Sandy 30 35
5 Aug. 2017 U.S. Hurricane Harvey 30 33
6 Sep. 2017 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Maria 30 33
7 Aug. 1992 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Andrew 16 31
8 Sep. 2008 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Ike 18 23
9 Oct. 2005 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Wilma 13 17
10 Sep. 2004 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Ivan 11 15
(1) Includes losses sustained by private insurers and government-sponsored programs. Subject to change as loss estimates are further developed. As of January 2022. (2) Adjusted for inflation by Aon using the U.S. consumer price index. Note: Loss data shown here may differ from figures shown elsewhere for the same event due to differences in the date of publication, the geographical area covered and other criteria used by organizations collecting the data. Source: Aon.