Major floods in the U.S. from 1900 to 2016, by number of people affected

The statistic shows the major floods that have occurred in the United States from 1900 to 2016, that affected the most people. Approximately 11 million people were affected by the flood that took place in June 2008 in the United States.

Major floods in the United States from 1900 to 2016, by total number of people affected

Date, LocationNumber of people affected
Jun 9 - Jun 30, 2008, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas11,000,148
Aug 9 - Aug 16, 2016, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri,Illinois, Indiana330,000
Jan 15 - Jan 21, 1996, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico200,000
Jun 30 - Jul 23, 2002, New Braunfels, Bandera144,000
Jan 1 - Feb 07, 1997, Nevada, Idaho, California125,000
Feb 19, 1980, South California106,000
Aug 11 - Aug 13, 2014, Midwest, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic102,000
May 8, 1995, South Dakota75,000
Jun 25 - Jul 1, 2006, Maryland, Pennsylvania65,000
Apr 17 - May 7, 1997, Grand Forks, Fargo50,400
Jun 24 - Aug 23, 1993, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Wisconsin31,000
Dec 29, 2008 - Jan 16, 2009, Orting, Chehalus30,000
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Source

Release date

November 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

1900 to 2016

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