Most expensive natural disasters in the United States as of September 2017 (in billion U.S. dollars)

Most expensive natural disasters in the U.S. as of 2017 This statistic shows the most expensive natural disasters in the United States as of September 2017. The estimated costs of Hurricane Harvey amounted to 190 billion U.S. dollars, which makes it the most expensive natural disaster to occur in the U.S. as of September 2017.
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Cost in billion U.S. dollars
Hurricane Harvey (2017)*190
Hurricane Katrina (2005)125
Hurricane Irma (2017)*100
Superstorm Sandy (2012)65
Northridge (Calif.) earthquake (1994)40
Hurricane Ike (2008)30
Hurricane Andrew (1992)27
Cost in billion U.S. dollars
Hurricane Harvey (2017)*190
Hurricane Katrina (2005)125
Hurricane Irma (2017)*100
Superstorm Sandy (2012)65
Northridge (Calif.) earthquake (1994)40
Hurricane Ike (2008)30
Hurricane Andrew (1992)27

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This statistic shows the most expensive natural disasters in the United States as of September 2017. The estimated costs of Hurricane Harvey amounted to 190 billion U.S. dollars, which makes it the most expensive natural disaster to occur in the U.S. as of September 2017.
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August 2017
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United States
Survey time period
as of 2017
Supplementary notes
*Estimate.
The source published their estimate for Hurricane Irma here: https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/accuweather-predicts-economic-cost-of-harvey-irma-to-be-290-billion/70002686.

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