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Recorded Tornadoes in New York City Proper

 

YEAR1

DATE

LOCATION

INTENSITY2

FATALITIES/

INJURIES

ESTIMATED

DAMAGE3

2012

September 8th

Queens / Brooklyn

EF0 / EF1

0 / 0

$20K / $250K

2011

August 28th

Queens

EF0

0 / 0

0

2010

September 16th

Queens

EF1

1 / 1

$17.2M

2010

September 16th

Brooklyn

EF0

0 / 0

$8.5M

2010

July 25th

Bronx

EF1

0 / 7

$150K

2007

August 8th

Brooklyn/
Staten Island (EF1)

EF2

0 / 9

$0K

2003

October 27th

Staten Island

F0

0 / 0

$0K

1995

October 28th

Staten Island

F1

0 / 0

$0.5M

1990

August 10th

Staten Island

F0

0 / 3

$0K

1985

October 5th

Queens

F1

0 / 6

$0K

1974

September 2nd

Bronx

F1

0 / 0

N/A







Notable Tornadoes4 in the New York Metro-Area

 

YEAR1

DATE

LOCATION

(COUNTY)

INTENSITY2

FATALITIES/

INJURIES

ESTIMATED

DAMAGE3

2009

July 29th

Sussex, NJ

EF2

0 / 0

$1.0M

2006

July 12th

Westchester, NY

F2

0 / 6

$10.1M

2001

May 27th

Monmouth, NJ

F2

0 / 0

$1.0M

1999

August 8th

Suffolk, NY

F2

0 / 1

$1.0M

1998

September 7th

Nassau, NY

F2

0 / 6

$1.0M

1990

October 18th

Somerset, NJ

F3

0 / 8

$2.5M

1989

November 16th

Orange, NY

F1

9 / 18

$25.0M

1989

July 10th

Suffolk, NY

F2

0 / 1

$0K

1989

July 10th

Putnam, NY

F2

0 / 5

$25.0M

1989

July 10th

New Haven, CT

F4

0 / 40

$250.0M

1989

July 10th

New Haven, CT

F2

0 / 50

$25.0M

1988

July 14th

Orange, NY

F3

0 / 1

$2.5M

1981

July 20th

Morris, NJ

F2

0 / 0

$0K

1974

June 16th

Orange, NY

F2

0 / 0

$0K

1973

September 18th

New Haven, CT

F2

0 / 0

$0K

1973

September 18th

Nassau, NY

F2

0 / 0

$0K

1973

May 28th

Morris, NJ

F3

0 / 0

$250K

1973

May 28th

Morris, NJ

F3

0 / 12

$250K

1971

July 29th

Putnam, NY

F2

0 / 0

$250K

1971

July 29th

Orange, NY

F2

0 / 0

$250K

1971

July 29th

New Haven, CT

F3

0 / 2

$250K

1971

July 19th

Fairfield, CT

F2

0 / 0

$25K

1970

September 27th

Nassau, NY

F2

0 / 0

$250K

1970

July 15th

Bergen, NJ

F2

0 / 0

$25K

1962

August 7th

Bergen, NJ

F2

0 / 0

$250K

1962

May 24th

New Haven, CT

F3

1 / 45

$2.5M

1956

September 6th

Bergen, NJ

F2

0 / 0

$0K

1955

October 24th

New Haven, CT

F2

0 / 0

$3K

1955

October 16th

Monmouth, NJ

F2

0 / 0

$0K

1951

August 21st

Middlesex, CT

F3

0 / 8

$250K

1950

July 14th

Fairfield, CT

F2

0 / 3

$250K

1950

July 12th

Middlesex, CT

F2

0 / 0

$3K

1904

July 16th

Westchester, NY

F3

N / A

N / A

1895

July 13th

Bergen, NJ

F3

N / A

N / A






Summary Statistics5

 

Most intense tornado in NYC Proper

EF2 - August 8, 2007

Most intense tornado in NYC-metro area

F4 - July 10, 1989

Most deadly tornado in NYC-metro area

9 fatalities - November 16th 1989

County with most notable tornadoes in NYC-metro area

New Haven (6)

Month with most notable tornadoes in NYC-metro area

July (13)

 

 

 


NOTES:


1 Data prior to 1950 not officially documented by N.C.D.C.

2 Fujita scale prior to February 1, 2007 and Enhanced-Fujita scale thereafter

3 U.S. Dollar values not adjusted for inflation

4 Of at least F2 intensity or responsible for significant casualties

5 Statistics from 1950 to present


Updated through - September 10th, 2012


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