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

Updated August 31, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

Damages below are listed in U.S. dollars. Data has been adjusted for inflation as of 2020.

RankHurricaneLocationYearCategory1Damage
(in billions of US dollars, adjusted)
1.KatrinaLa./Miss.20053160.0
2.HarveyTex./La.20174125.0
3.SandyEast Coast2012270.2
4.IrmaFlorida2017550.0
5.AndrewFla./La.1992547.8
6.IkeTex./La2008434.8
7.IvanAla./Fla.2004327.1
8.WilmaFla.2005524.3
9.RitaTex./La.2005323.7
10.CharleyFla.2004421.1
 
1. At landfall. Saffir-Simpson Hurricane scale: Cat. 1 = weak; Cat. 5 = devastating.
2. Tropical storm intensity.
Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Eqecat.
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