List of 2017 Natural Disasters in the United States

Mother Nature has wreaked havoc in the United States this year of 2017.

Here is a list of those highly destructive natural disasters ...




Formed: August 17, 2017
(Extratropical after September 1)
Dissipated: September 3, 2017
Highest (1-minute sustained) winds: 130 mph (215 km/h)
Lowest pressure: 938 mbar (hPa); 27.7 inHg
Fatalities: 83 confirmed
Damage: approximately $70 billion (2017 USD)
(Preliminary total; unofficially third-costliest tropical cyclone in U.S. history)
Areas affected: Windward Islands, Suriname, Guyana, Nicaragua, Honduras, Belize, Yucatán Peninsula, Southern and Eastern United States (especially Texas (Houston), Louisiana)

Formed: August 30, 2017
(Extratropical after September 12)
Dissipated: September 15, 2017
Highest (1-minute sustained) winds: 185 mph (295 km/h)
Lowest pressure: 914 mbar (hPa); 26.99 inHg
Fatalities: 101 total (as of September 19)
Damage: approximately $62.87 billion (2017 USD)
(Unofficially fourth-costliest hurricane on record)
Areas affected: Cape Verde, Leeward Islands (especially Barbuda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin and the Virgin Islands), Greater Antilles (Cuba and Puerto Rico), Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, Eastern United States (especially Florida (Key West, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Marco Island, Naples, Jacksonville)

Formed: September 16, 2017
(Extratropical after September 30)
Dissipated: Currently active
Highest winds (1-minute sustained) winds: 175 mph (280 km/h)
Lowest pressure: 908 mbar (hPa); 26.81 inHg
Fatalities: 62 confirmed (as of September 27)
Damage: approximately $50.12 billion (2017 USD)
(Unofficially fifth-costliest on record; costliest in Puerto Rican history)
Areas affected    Lesser Antilles (especially Dominica), Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, Southeastern United States