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

RankHurricaneYearCategory1Deaths
1.Galveston, Tex.190048,000
2.Maria (Puerto Rico)201753,000
3.Lake Okeechobee, Fla.192842,500
4.Katrina (La./Miss.)200531,833
5.Florida Keys/S. Tex.19194600
6.New England19383600
7.Florida Keys19355408
8.Audrey (SW La./N. Tex.)19574390
9.NE U.S.19443390
10.Grand Isle, La.19094350
1. At landfall. Saffir-Simpson Hurricane scale: Cat. 1 = weak; Cat. 5 = devastating.
Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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