Template:Strongest U.S. landfalling hurricanes

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Strongest U.S. landfalling tropical cyclonesdagger
Rank Hurricane Season Wind speed
mph km/h
1 "Labor Day" 1935 185 295
2 Karen 1962 175 280
Camille 1969
4 Andrew 1992 165 265
5 "Okeechobee" 1928 160 260
6 "Guam" 1900 155 250
Maria 2017
Michael 2018
9
"Last Island" 1856 150 240
"Indianola" 1886
"Florida Keys" 1919
"Freeport" 1932
Charley 2004
Source: HURDAT,[1] Hurricane
Research Division,[2] NHC[3]
daggerStrength refers to maximum sustained wind speed
upon striking land.
  1. ^ "Atlantic hurricane best track (HURDAT version 2)". Hurricane Research Division (Database). National Hurricane Center. May 1, 2018. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  2. ^ National Hurricane Center; Hurricane Research Division; Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (May 2018). "Continental United States Hurricanes (Detailed Description)". AOML. Miami, Florida: United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Oceanic & Atmospheric Research. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  3. ^ Daniel P. Brown (October 10, 2018). Hurricane Michael Intermediate Advisory Number 16A (Report). National Hurricane Center. Retrieved October 10, 2018.