Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: Table of Events
Below is a historical table of U.S. Billion-dollar disaster events, summaries, report links and statistics for the 1980–2018 period of record. In 2018 (as of October 9), there have been 11 weather and climate disaster events with losses exceeding $1 billion each across the United States. These events included 1 drought event, 6 severe storm events, 1 tropical cyclone event, 1 wildfire event, and 2 winter storm events. Overall, these events resulted in the deaths of 105 people and had significant economic effects on the areas impacted.
Citing this information:
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) U.S. Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters (2018). https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions/