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Costliest Hurricanes in the United States (U.S. Mainland)1

Damages below are listed in U.S. dollars. Data has not been adjusted for inflation.

RankHurricaneLocationYearCate-
gory2
Damage
(in billions)
 1. KatrinaLa./Miss.20053$108.0
 2. SandyEast Coast20122823
 3. IkeLa./Tx.2008229.5
 4. AndrewFla./La.1992526.5
 5.WilmaFla.2005321.0
 6. IreneEast Coast2011316.6
 7.CharleyFla.2004415.1
 8.IvanAla./Fla.2004314.2
 9.RitaTex./La.2005312.0
 10.FrancesFla.200429.5
 11.AllisonTex.2001TS49.0
 12.JeanneFla.200437.6
 13. HugoS.C.198947.0
1. 1900–2013.
2. At landfall. Saffir-Simpson Hurricane scale: Cat. 1 = weak; Cat. 5 = devastating.
3. Estimated.
4. Tropical storm intensity.
Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Eqecat.

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