HURRICANES AND RELATED DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1992-2011
Year Total hurricanes Made landfall as
hurricane in the U.S.
Deaths (1)
1992 4 1 27
1993 1 1 3
1994 1 0 8
1995 3 3 29
1996 3 2 59
1997 1 1 6
1998 10 3 23
1999 8 2 60
2000 8 0 4
2001 9 0 42
2002 4 1 5
2003 7 2 24
2004 9 6 (2) 59
2005 15 7 1,518
2006 5 0 0
2007 6 1 1
2008 8 4 (3) 41
2009 3 1 (4) 6
2010 12 0 11
2011 7 1 44

(1) Includes fatalities from high winds of less than hurricane force from tropical storms.
(2) One hurricane (Alex) is considered a strike but not technically a landfall.
(3) Includes one hurricane (Hanna) which made landfall as a tropical storm.
(4) Hurricane Ida, which made landfall as a tropical storm.

Source: Insurance Information Institute from data supplied by the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Hurricane Center.