The maps show the increasing frequency of billion dollar events –it does not indicate that each state impacted by multi-state extreme weather events has suffered $1 billion in losses for each event.
Click on each state in the maps to see the number of weather events causing more than $1 billion in economic losses by decade.
Compare the impacts by state and by decade: explore the tables with the total number of events and the totals by type of event .
Source: NOAA NCEI U.S. Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters (2017). https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions