The 10 deadliest tornadoes in the history of the United States up to 2011, by number of victims

The 10 deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history up to 2011, by number of victims This ranking shows the ten deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, ranked by the death toll of their victims. The deadliest tornado of all times in the United States was the Tri-State Tornado on March 18, 1925 in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. It killed 695 people.
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Number of victims
Tri-State Tornado (MO, IL, IN), 1925695
Natchez (MO), 1840 317
St. Louis (MO), 1896255
Tupelo (MO), 1936216
Gainesville (GA), 1936203
Woodward (OK), 1936181
Joplin (MO), 2011 161
Amite (LA) and Purvis (MS), 1908143
New Richmond (WI), 1899117
Flint (MI), 1953115
Number of victims
Tri-State Tornado (MO, IL, IN), 1925695
Natchez (MO), 1840 317
St. Louis (MO), 1896255
Tupelo (MO), 1936216
Gainesville (GA), 1936203
Woodward (OK), 1936181
Joplin (MO), 2011 161
Amite (LA) and Purvis (MS), 1908143
New Richmond (WI), 1899117
Flint (MI), 1953115
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This ranking shows the ten deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history, ranked by the death toll of their victims. The deadliest tornado of all times in the United States was the Tri-State Tornado on March 18, 1925 in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. It killed 695 people.
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May 2011
Region
Canada, United States
Survey time period
2011

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