Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at hurricane statistics.

Notable Hurricanes in Recent U.S. History:
October 22-29, 2012 -
Hurricane Sandy
Category 3 storm. Made landfall in Cuba as a Category 2. Hit New Jersey as a Post-Tropical Cyclone.
    Path included Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, and New Jersey and New York coastlines.
    $50 billion in preliminary damages
    Death toll directly attributed to Sandy was 147: 72 in the U.S., 54 in Haiti, 11 in Cuba, 3 in the Dominican Republic, 2 in the Bahamas, 1 in Canada, 1 in Jamaica, 1 in Puerto Rico and 2 maritime deaths
    Sandy was also responsible for at least 75 indirect deaths.
    * Direct deaths are caused by the force of the storm (e.g. flooding or structural collapse from wind, etc.) whereas indirect deaths result from unsafe conditions after the storm (e.g. vehicle accidents from hazardous roads, heart attacks, accidents from downed power lines, etc.).
    August 21-September 1, 2012 - Hurricane Isaac
    Category 1 storm
    Path included Haiti, Cuba, southern Mississippi and southeastern Louisiana.
    $2.35 billion in estimated damages
    Death toll directly attributed to Isaac was 34: 5 in the U.S., 24 in Haiti and 5 in the Dominican Republic
    August 20-29, 2011 - Hurricane Irene
    Category 3 storm. Made landfall in eastern North Carolina as a Category 1.
    $7.3 billion in damages
    Death toll directly attributed to Irene was 49: 41 in the U.S., 5 in the Dominican Republic and 3 in Haiti
    October 29-November 7, 2010 - Hurricane Tomas
    Category 2 storm. Hit St. Lucia as a Category 1.
    Affected areas included St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Vincent, the Grenadines, Curacao, and Haiti.
    About $350 million in damages
    Death toll of 44 in the Lesser and Greater Antilles
    September 1-14, 2008 - Hurricane Ike
    Category 4 storm. Made landfall over the Turks and Caicos Islands as a Category 4. Hit Galveston Island, Texas as a Category 2.
    Path included Turks and Caicos Islands, Cuba, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.
    $29.5 billion in damages
    Estimated death toll was 103 across Hispaniola, Cuba and the U.S. Gulf Coast
    October 15-25, 2005 - Hurricane Wilma
    Category 3 storm. Made landfall over Cozumel, Mexico as a Category 4. Made landfall near Marco Island, Florida as a Category 3.
    $21 billion in damages
    Death toll directly attributed to Wilma was 22: 5 in the U.S., 12 in Haiti, 4 in Mexico and 1 in Jamaica
    September 20-24, 2005 - Hurricane Rita
    Category 5 storm. Made landfall in Louisiana/Texas as a Category 3.
    $12 billion in damages
    Death toll directly attributed to Rita was 7
    August 25-29, 2005 - Hurricane Katrina
    Category 3 storm. Hit Florida as a Category 1. Hit Grand Isle, LA as a Category 3.
    Path included Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
    $108 billion in damages
    Death toll in the U.S. was 1,833
    September 2-24, 2004 - Hurricane Ivan
    Category 5 storm. Hit Grenada as a Category 4.
    Affected areas included Grenada, Jamaica, Grand Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Tobago and Barbados.
    Damages over $18.8 billion
    Death toll directly attributed to Ivan was 92: 25 in the U.S., 39 in Grenada, 17 in Jamaica, 4 in the Dominican Republic, 3 in Venezuela, 2 in the Cayman Islands, 1 in Tobago and 1 in Barbados
    August 25-September 8, 2004 - Hurricane Frances
    Category 2 storm
    Affected areas included Florida, Leeward Islands, Virgin Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas.
    Damage estimated to be $9.5 billion
    Death toll directly attributed to Frances was 8: 7 in the U.S. and 1 in the Bahamas
    August 9-15, 2004 - Hurricane Charley
    Category 4 storm. Made landfall in Cuba as a Category 3. Hit Florida as a Category 4.
    Path included Grand Cayman Islands, Cuba, Florida and South Carolina.
    Over $15 billion in damages
    Death toll directly attributed to Charley was 15: 10 in the U.S., 4 in Cuba and 1 in Jamaica
    August 16-28, 1992 - Hurricane Andrew
    Category 5 storm (reclassified in 2002). Originally believed to be a Category 4.
    Path included northwestern Bahamas, the southern Florida peninsula, and south-central Louisiana.
    $26.5 billion in damages
    Death toll directly attributed to Andrew was 26: 23 in the U.S. and 3 in the Bahamas
    September 10-22, 1989 - Hurricane Hugo
    Category 5 storm. Made landfall in both the Leeward Islands and later South Carolina as a Category 4.
    Path included the Caribbean Islands (Puerto Rico), South Carolina, and North Carolina.
    $7 billion in damages
    Death toll directly attributed to Hugo was 50: 21 in the U.S., 5 in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands and 24 more in the Caribbean
    DIRECT HITS BY HURRICANES TO U.S. MAINLAND 1851-2015:
    CATEGORY 5: 3
    CATEGORY 4: 18
    CATEGORY 3:
    76
    CATEGORY 2: 76
    CATEGORY 1: 117
    TOTAL: 290
    Major hurricanes (Categories 3, 4, 5): 97
    The 10 Deadliest Hurricanes in the U.S. - 1851-2010:
    Name and/or Place - Year - Category - Deaths
    1. Galveston, TX - 1900 - 4 - 8,000+
    2. Southeastern FL - 1928 - 4 - 2,500
    3. Hurricane Katrina - 2005 - 3 - 1,200*
    4. Louisiana - 1893 - 4 - 1100-1400
    5. South Carolina/Georgia - 1893 - 3 - 1000-1200
    6. Georgia/South Carolina - 1881 - 2 - 700
    7. Hurricane Audrey - 1957 - 4 - 416
    8. Florida Keys - 1935 - 5 - 408
    9. Louisiana - 1856 - 4 - 400
    10. Florida - 1926 - 4 - 372
    *Estimate only includes direct deaths in southeast LA and MS. FEMA estimates 1,833 total direct and indirect fatalities for AL, FL, GA, LA and MS.
    The 10 Costliest Hurricanes and Tropical/Post-Tropical Storms in the United States - 1900-2013:
    NOT ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION
    Name - Year - Category or Type - Damage
    1. Katrina - 2005 - 3 - $108 billion
    2. Sandy - 2012 - Post-Tropical - $71.4 billion
    3. Ike - 2008 - 2 - $29.5 billion
    4. Andrew - 1992 - 5 - $26.5 billion
    5. Wilma - 2005 - 3 - $20.6 billion
    6. Irene - 2011 - 1 - $15.6 billion
    7. Charley - 2004 - 4 - $15 billion
    8. Ivan - 2004 - 3 - $14.2 billion
    9. Rita - 2005 - 3 - $10 billion
    10. Frances - 2004 - 2 - $8.9 billion