Entries Tagged ‘ deaths ’

Low Tornado Numbers and Low Tornado Deaths, May 2012-April 2013

May 1st, 2013 | By Harold Brooks

Updated 10 May 2013 to add new information from April 2013 Updated 2 May 2013 to correct typo on date of previous low tornado count The 12-month period from May 2012 to April 2013 was remarkable for the absence of tornado activity and tornado impacts in the United States. We can start by looking at […]


No Tornado Deaths in May 2012

Jun 7th, 2012 | By Harold Brooks

In May 2012, there were no tornado deaths in the United States. How unusual was that? We can look at the record of tornado deaths, discussed here, dating back to 1875. The last time there were no deaths in the month of May was in 2005. Prior to that, it was 1994. Overall, there have […]


10 May 2010 tornado outbreak

May 11th, 2010 | By Harold Brooks

Information on the 10 May 2010 tornado outbreak in Oklahoma and Kansas


US Annual Tornado Death Tolls, 1875-present

Mar 1st, 2009 | By Harold Brooks

We frequently get asked, “how many…” occur each year. One of the most common of those questions involves tornado deaths. Here’s the raw data.