Most expensive natural disasters U.S. 2010-2019

The total costs of Hurricane Harvey amounted to 130 billion CPI-adjusted U.S. dollars, which makes it the most expensive natural disaster to occur in the United States in the 2010s. Hurricane Maria and Superstorm Sandy followed behind at 93.6 billion U.S. dollars and 73.5 billion CPI-adjusted U.S. dollars respectively.

Most expensive natural disasters in the United States from 2010 to 2019

Cost in billion CPI-adjusted U.S. dollars
Hurricane Harvey (2017)130
Hurricane Maria (2017)93.6
Superstorm Sandy (2012)73.5
Hurricane Irma (2017)52
Heat/drought (2012)33.9
Hurricane Michael (2018)25.2
Camp Fire, others (2018)24.5
Hurricane Florence (2018)24.5
Tubbs Fire, others (2017)18.7
Hurricane Irene (2011)15.7
Southern Plains drought (2011)13.9
Southeast, Midwest storms (2011)11.9
Western/Plains drought (2013)11.6
Louisiana flooding (2016)10.8
Hurricane Matthew (2016)10.8
Missouri River flooding (2019)10.8
Midwest storms (2011)10.6
Mississippi River flooding (2019)6.2
Tropical Storm Imelda (2019)5
Western drought (2015)4.9
Alaska and California wildfires (2019)4.5
Central/Midwest severe weather (2019)4.5
Arizona storms (2010)4.5
Western drought (2014)4.4
Rockies/Midwest/Eastern storms (2014)4.1
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Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2010 to 2019

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