Billion-dollar weather and climate disasters by state (1980 - 2016)

The map below reflects a summation of billion-dollar events for each state affected.

Billion-dollar weather and climate disasters by state (1980 - 2016)
From 1980–2016, there have been 23 drought events, 24 flooding events, 7 freeze events, 81 severe storm events, 34 tropical cyclone events, 13 wildfire events, and 14 winter storm events with losses exceeding $1 billion (CPI-Adjusted) each across the U.S.

Via NOAA
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