When was Hurricane Donna in New York?

What was the worst hurricane to hit New York?

The strongest storm of all to hit the state was the 1938 New England hurricane. That storm also killed over 600 people.

When was the last time New York got hit with a hurricane?

Deadly storms

Name Year Number of deaths
Hurricane Sandy 2012 53
Hurricane Agnes 1972 24
1821 Norfolk and Long Island hurricane 1821 17
Hurricane Ida 2021 16

Could a Category 5 hurricane hit NYC?

For a category five hurricane to hit New York City, it would have to form well to the south over a larger expanse of warm water. The hurricane would have to strengthen to levels that only a few hurricanes have ever reached – 175 mph or stronger somewhere east of the Bahamas.

What hurricane came in 2004?

Hurricane Ivan was a large, long-lived, Cape Verde hurricane that caused widespread damage in the Caribbean and United States. The cyclone was the ninth named storm, the sixth hurricane and the fourth major hurricane of the active 2004 Atlantic hurricane season.

When did Tropical Storm Lee hit New York?

It diminished to a Category 1 hurricane by the time it made U.S. landfall in North Carolina Aug. 27, and was downgraded to a tropical storm a few hours before reaching New York City on Aug. 28.

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