Extreme weather in the U.S. - number of fatalities, by weather type 2018

This statistic shows the number of deaths due to weather conditions in the United States in 2018, by weather type. In 2018, there were a total of 20 fatalities reported due to lighting in the United States.

Number of deaths due to weather conditions and storms in the U.S. in 2018

Number of fatalities
Extreme heat108
Fire Weather98
Rip current71
Flash flood54
Extreme cold36
High Wind34
River flood26
Thunderstorm wind24
Mud slide22
Lightning strike20
Tornado10
Tropical storm/hurricane7
Avalanche6
Coastal storm6
Winter storm4
Miscellaneous3
Rain1
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Release date

April 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

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