The ten natural disasters that caused the most economic damage in the United States from 1900 to 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)

This statistic shows the top ten natural disasters that caused the most economic damage in the United States between 1900 and 2016. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina resulted in approximately 125 billion U.S. dollars damage.

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 Damage in billion U.S. dollars
Storm (August 29, 2005) 125
Storm (October 28, 2012) 50
Storm (September 12, 2008) 30
Earthquake (January 17, 1994) 30
Storm (August 24, 1992) 26.5
Drought (June 2012) 20
Storm (September 15, 2004) 18
Storm (August 13, 2004) 16
Storm (September 23, 2005) 16
Storm (October 24, 2005) 14.3
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