Top 10 Costliest Global Tropical Cyclones by Insured Losses, 1900-2020 (1)

(2020 US$ billions)

           Insured loss
Rank Date Country/region Event Dollars when occurred In 2020 dollars (2)
1 Aug. 2005 U.S. Hurricane Katrina $65 $86
2 Sep. 2017 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Irma 33 35
3 Oct. 2012 U.S., Caribbean, Canada Hurricane Sandy 30 34
4 Aug. 2017 U.S. Hurricane Harvey 30 32
5 Sep. 2017 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Maria 30 31
6 Aug. 1992 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Andrew 16 30
7 Sep. 2008 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Ike 18 22
8 Oct. 2005 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Wilma 13 16
9 Sep. 2004 U.S., Caribbean Hurricane Ivan 11 14
10 Sep. 2018 Japan Typhoon Jebi 13 14
(1) Includes losses sustained by private insurers and government-sponsored programs. Subject to change as loss estimates are further developed. As of January 2021. (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.