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

Yeah I get it, Even though I got to see this on live T.V. but I was only 1 years old

V 5 Comments
2 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.

HI

V 3 Comments
3 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

The flooding... Does Houston exist anymore? - Randomator

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

V 3 Comments
4 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

Slightly worse than Harvey to me, I mean category 4, and potentially for very few a brutal 5 dear lord. - htoutlaws2012

V 2 Comments
5 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.

V 3 Comments
6 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.

7 The Great Galveston Hurricane, 1900

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

I survived it - Spiritualsavedboy

Call me if you hear anything about this hurricane at 11159324850

This should be NUMBER 1

V 7 Comments
8 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.

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

The only reason Irma is higher than Maria is because Irma came to Florida who is part of the USA! Of course it is higher than! Ugh, why! This hurriance completely destroyed the island Barbuda! - darthvadern

9 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. -_-

10 Hurricane Mitch, 1998

The Newcomers

? 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

The Contenders

11 Hurricane Hazel, 1954

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

12 Hurricane Rita, 2005

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

13 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.

14 Hurricane Camille, 1969

the winds - Spiritualsavedboy

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 Wilma, 2005 Hurricane Wilma, 2005
17 Hurricane Ivan, 2004
18 Hurricane Joaquin, 2015

Cat 4
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 David, 1979

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

21 Hurricane Iniki, 1992
22 Hurricane Charley, 2004
23 Hurricane Agnes, 1972
24 Hurricane Otto, 2016
25 Hurricane Matthew, 2016
BAdd New Item

Related Lists

Top 10 Most Disastrous Hurricanes In the U.S. Top 10 Songs to Play During Hurricane Irma Top Ten Celebrities Who Posted About Hurricane Harvey Top 10 Category 5 Atlantic Hurricanes Top Ten Cities that Need Prayers for the Hurricane Harvey

List Stats

100 votes
26 listings
2 years, 206 days old

Top Remixes (4)

1. Hurricane Katrina, 2005
2. Hurricane Irma, 2017
3. Hurricane Andrew, 1992
htoutlaws2012
1. Hurricane Irma, 2017
2. Hurricane Andrew, 1992
3. Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Toptenanimallovers
1. Hurricane Katrina, 2005
2. Hurricane Mitch, 1998
3. Hurricane Maria, 2017
JPK

WRemix
View All 4

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P