Top 10 Costliest U.S. Winter Events By Insured Losses, 1950-2021 (1)

($ millions)

        Insured loss
Rank Date Event Location When occurred In 2021 dollars (2)
1 Feb. 12-20, 2021 Polar Vortex, Texas Freeze TX, OR, WA, CO, NV, AR, OK, GA, NC, FL, IL, IN, IA, WI, OH, PA, VA, NC, SC, LA, MO, MS $15,000 $15,000
2 Mar. 11-14, 1993 Blizzard  AL, CT, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WV 2,000 4,010
3 Feb. 16-22, 2015 Winter storm, winter damage CT, DC, DE, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT 2,100 2,420
4 Dec. 17-30, 1983 Winter damage, cold wave AL, AR, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY 880 2,350
5 Jan. 5-8, 2014 Winter damage, cold wave  AL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA 1,670 1,930
6 Dec. 10-13, 1992 Winter storm CT, DE, MA, MD, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, WV 1,000 1,910
7 Nov. 24-30, 1950 Winter storm CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT 170 1,910
8 Mar. 1-3, 2018 Winter storm CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA 1,700 1,850
9 Jan. 29, 1951 Ice Storm TN, TX, VA, AL, KY, MS, LA, GA, WV, VA, NC, SC 150 1,600
10 Jan. 17-20, 1994 Winter damage, cold wave CT, DE, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI 800 1,480
(1) Includes losses sustained by private insurers and government-sponsored programs such as the National Flood Insurance Program. Ranked on losses in 2021 dollars. Subject to change as loss estimates are further developed. As of February 1, 2022. (2) Adjusted for inflation by Aon using the U.S. Consumer Price Index. Source: Aon.