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 - 2013:
    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