Tornadoes And Related Deaths By State, 2020 (1)
State Tornadoes Fatalities Rank (2) State Tornadoes Fatalities Rank (2)
Alabama 78 5 3 Montana 2 0 37
Alaska 0 0 (3) Nebraska 35 0 13
Arizona 4 0 34 Nevada 0 0 (3)
Arkansas 41 0 11 New Hampshire 0 0 (3)
California 7 0 28 New Jersey 9 0 31
Colorado 34 0 14 New Mexico 21 0 25
Connecticut 6 0 30 New York 10 0 27
Delaware 7 0 28 North Carolina 54 2 10
D.C. 0 0 (3) North Dakota 22 0 20
Florida 65 0 7 Ohio 19 0 24
Georgia 75 9 4 Oklahoma 31 2 15
Hawaii 0 0 (3) Oregon 3 0 35
Idaho 0 0 (3) Pennsylvania 6 0 30
Illinois 71 0 5 Rhode Island 0 0 (3)
Indiana 39 0 15 South Carolina 57 8 8
Iowa 28 0 16 South Dakota 21 1 22
Kansas 27 0 17 Tennessee 38 27 12
Kentucky 23 0 19 Texas 102 4 2
Louisiana 55 5 9 Utah 0 0 (3)
Maine 2 0 37 Vermont 0 0 (3)
Maryland 21 0 22 Virginia 15 0 26
Massachusetts 3 0 35 Washington 2 0 37
Michigan 2 0 37 West Virginia 0 0 (3)
Minnesota 69 1 6 Wisconsin 22 0 20
Mississippi 127 12 1 Wyoming 1 0 42
Missouri 27 0 17 United States (4) 1,243 76  
(1) Ranked by total number of tornadoes. (2) States with the same number of tornadoes receive the same ranking. (3) State had no tornadoes in 2020. (4) The U.S. total will not match data used in other charts because it counts tornadoes that cross state lines. Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service.