Top Ten Worst Hurricanes

The Top Ten

1 Hurricane Katrina, 2005

I was in Long Beach, MS when this hurricane hit. My house was about 200 feet from the water. My dad didn't think it was gonna be bad, ha! We almost died in our attic, and my neighbors drowned. I was only two when this storm hit the gulf coast, and I still remember my dad waking me up, before the storm, and water rushing in the house. My house actually collapsed, on the left side, but my dad's tractor held it up. If it wasn't for that tractor, I would be dead. Hurricane Katrina was the worst experience of my life.

1836 dead boom Harvey about 50 dead boom - Spiritualsavedboy

I want to know about Katrina

No way

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2 Hurricane Harvey, 2017

Could be worse than Katrina.

What was bad about Harvey is the fact that it stayed in place for days, dumping over 50 inches of rain over Houston and surrounding areas. The costliest hurricane in the US since Katrina - PackFan2005

This hurricane shares it's name with me LOL! Yeah It deserved to be retired for causing MAJOR flooding in Texas. - InfinateSuperstorm

Some of the rains went all the way up to Irving though - idksoleavemealone

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3 Hurricane Irma, 2017

This storm was bigger than katrina people even if hurricane harvey and katrina formed as one irma would still rule them all - Toptenanimallovers

It wasn't a big deal in Florida. Just a lot of rain and wind, a lot of trees were knocked over but that was basically it. - Absolite

Yikes I'm Florida and its on it's way

This storm towers over katrina this storm was almost category 6 as well towering over texas - Toptenanimallovers

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4 Hurricane Andrew, 1992

Don't know much of what happened, but the evacuation was bad in my area, and I think one area took a long time to recover, but I'm not completely sure. - DBG_Circuit

It's sad because my name is Andrew. I really hate when people tease me about this.

Cat 4
If you were in this hurricane, let me know what it was like, I've always wanted to know.


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5 Hurricane Maria, 2017

No power for over two months in my case (although I know people who didn't have power for 156 days, literally), no water running for almost the same time (and when we actually got it, we were forced to reduce its use due rationing) and no signal in most of the island (my family and I actually had to drive to another town for signal to communicate with our loved ones). In my case I was able to get full signal back in about a month because we moved. We actually had to move because where we used to live was devastated plus getting actual food was impossible. My family and I ate canned saussages for weeks because there was nothing else. Ice was impossible to get and the lines for it (like the ones for getting gasoline) were infinite. We literally had to drive there at midnight to try and be the first one there and somehow there was *always* someone there already. We spent literally half a day on a line just for fuel and food. It was horrible.

Due to hurricane Maria causing the flu outbreak in the us, it should be number 1

Puerto Rico is US territory, so technically, Hurricane Maria did hit the US is a way. Hurricane Maria was awful!

Killed more than katrina

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6 Hurricane Mitch, 1998
7 Hurricane Sandy, 2013

Hurricane Sandy was in 2012, not 2013 - NicholasYellow

I was celebrating the Fourth of July, then there was a bunch of wind and we ran inside and stayed there until we left later that day, and there was still storms.

If its more deadlier why did katrina had more kills - Spiritualsavedboy

Should be in the top 3. Seaside Heights NJ got the worst of it.

It occurred in 2012, not 2013.

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8 The Great Galveston Hurricane, 1900

How is this not number one? It was the most deadliest hurricane in history!

This one should be number one. If you haven't heard about it you need to. - 2storm

I survived it - Spiritualsavedboy

This one should be at #1

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9 Hurricane Florence, 2018

May have been a Cat. 1 at landfall, but it's stalled, like Harvey, and it's killed around 20 people so far.

Killed 48 people, did 38 billion damage


10 Hurricane Rita, 2005

Cat 3
If you were in this hurricane, let me know what it was like, I've always wanted to know.

The Newcomers

? Hurricane Ophelia, 2017 Hurricane Ophelia, 2017

The Contenders

11 The Great Hurricane of 1780

The deadliest hurricane in the Atlantic basin. Estimated 22,000 to 27,000 fatalities. - InfinateSuperstorm

12 Hurricane Ike, 2008

This hurricane hit Houston head on as a cat 2-3 and since it was my first hurricane it was kinda scary. The worst parts? It struck us all at night and there were these winds that sounded just like high squealing (pich of noise) tornadoes all around were I live, sounding not to far away at all and boring down on me as I sat there listening to them. Yeah sure it was very cool to get to be in a hurricane but now since Harvey is here I kinda don't want to be in a hurricane or very near one ever again. Sucks. Truly does. Plus the worst thing is that Everyone goes ballistic with, "oh no! The world is ending! " Crap. -_-

13 Hurricane Patricia, 2015

The largest and strongest hurricane on this list. It was called a Super Hurricane. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

It was the strongest hurricane but definitely not the largest

Where is typhoon TIp? But yeah, I think hurricane patricia is the worst east of the western hemisphere. Cat 5. 200 mph winds, 872 hectopascal pressure. I would NOT want to be in a pacific hurricane as strong as that

Cat 5
If you were in this hurricane, let me know what it was like, I've always wanted to know.

14 Hurricane Hazel, 1954

Cat. 5.
If you were in this hurricane, let me know what it was like, I've always wanted to know.

15 Hurricane Gilbert, 1988

This should be on the top 3!

Cat 5
If you were in this hurricane, let me know what it was like, I've always wanted to know.

16 Hurricane David, 1979

Part of the first time we alternated between male and female names.

It's death toll was horrible. - InfinateSuperstorm

17 Hurricane Michael, 2018

It hit the Florida Panhandle as a category 4, almost a category 5. - IcetailofWishClan

It was bad, but Andrew and Irma were MUCH worse for Florida. - InfinateSuperstorm

18 Hurricane Hugo, 1989

Hurricane Hugo was a very devastating hurricane

Cat 3
If you were in this hurricane, let me know what it was like, I've always wanted to know.

19 Hurricane Nate, 2017
20 Hurricane Iniki, 1992
21 Hurricane Camille, 1969

the winds - Spiritualsavedboy

22 Hurricane Wilma, 2005 Hurricane Wilma, 2005

The most intense hurricane in the Atlantic basin. - InfinateSuperstorm

23 Hurricane Ivan, 2004
24 Hurricane Isabel, 2003

Hurricane Isabel was one of the most costlist hurricane of all time. At winds up to 168 mph. It hit over 20 citys.

25 Hurricane Joaquin, 2015

Cat 4
If you were in this hurricane, let me know what it was like, I've always wanted to know.

26 Hurricane Joan-Miriam, 1988

Devastated Central America. - InfinateSuperstorm

27 Hurricane Matthew, 2016
28 Hurricane Charley, 2004
29 Hurricane Agnes, 1972
30 Hurricane Otto, 2016
31 Hurricane Hermine, 2016

One of the worst ones to hit my beautiful Georgia I had no power for two days bizzare a cat 4 when it hit me

Nothing will be worse than the 1893 Sea Islands hurricane for Georgia. - Vancedapurpleguy

32 Hurricane Isaac, 2018
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1. Hurricane Mitch, 1998
2. Hurricane Katrina, 2005
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2. Hurricane Irma, 2017
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