Special Report

Most Destructive Hurricanes of All Time

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21. Fran, 1996
> Damage: $7.90 billion
> Affected area: North Carolina
> Max wind speed at landfall: 100 mph in September, 1996

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20. Floyd, 1999
> Damage : $9.62 billion
> Affected area: Mid-Atlantic, Northeast U.S.
> Max wind speed at landfall: 110 mph in September, 1999

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19. Camille, 1969
> Damage: $9.78 billion
> Affected area: Mississippi, Southeast Louisiana, Virginia
> Max wind speed at landfall: 150 mph in August, 1969

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18. Jeanne, 2004
> Damage: $9.90 billion
> Affected area: Florida
> Max wind speed at landfall: 105 mph in September, 2004

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17. Matthew, 2016
> Damage: $10.30 billion
> Affected area: Southeast, US
> Max wind speed at landfall: 130 mph in October, 2016