Natural Catastrophe Losses In The United States, 2019 (1)

($ millions)

Event Number of events (2) Fatalities Overall losses Insured losses (3)
Severe thunderstorm 49 70 $27,000 $20,300
Winter storms and cold waves 16 73 7,400 2,100
Tropical cyclone 5 16 3,900 1,900
Wildfire, heat waves, and drought 9 11 1,300 830
Flood, flash flood 9 7 10,100 200
Earthquake and geopyhsical 2 3 180 50
Total 90 180 $49,900 $25,500
(1) As of May 2020. (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 Progam losses; may differ from data shown elsewhere. Source: © 2020 Munich Re, NatCatSERVICE, Property Claim Services®, a unit of ISO®, a Verisk Analytics® business.