Tornadoes - March 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 June, there were 202 preliminary tornado reports. This is below the 1991-2010 average of 243 tornadoes for the month of June. Many of the June tornadoes occurred throughout the month in counts of 10 or fewer tornadoes per day. The most notable tornado event of the month occurred June 15 and 16, in which 45 confirmed tornadoes developed across Illinois and Indiana with scattered torndaoes in the surrounding states. There were no reported deaths for this event. A second notable tornado-producing day occurred on June 5 and 6, as 25 confirmed tornadoes were reported. The majority of these tornadoes were clustered in southern Louisiana. Several injuries but no deaths were reported.


Citing This Report

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate: Tornadoes for March 2019, published online April 2019, retrieved on July 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tornadoes/201903.

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