Tornadoes - February 2019

This analysis is based on preliminary data available from the Storm Prediction Center. Final tornado counts published by the Storm Prediction Center and NCEI's Storm Events Database might differ from this report. For a more detailed climatology, please visit our tornado climatology page.

According to data from NOAA's Storm Prediction Center, during February, there were 25 preliminary tornado reports. This is slightly below the 1991-2010 average of 29 tornadoes for the month of February. Most of the tornadoes during the month occurred across the Southeast and Ohio Valley. The most active day was February 23, in which 9 tornadoes were reported from Mississippi to Georgia, as a cold front moved through the Southeast. There was minor property damage reported in Mississippi and Alabama. There was also one fatality and 19 injuries in Mississippi blamed on the tornadoes.

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Citing This Report

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate: Tornadoes for February 2019, published online March 2019, retrieved on March 18, 2019 from