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Climatological or Past Storm Information

New: WSR-88D radar coverage area severe weather climotologies.

New: Gridded national severe weather climatologies.

New: SPC preliminary severe weather summary.

Killer Tornadoes by Year

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

Fatality locations (1985-2003) This information allows you to see where fatalities from tornadoes have occurred since 1985. The locations refer to physical location and not geographic location.

Archived Data

The table below provides links to comma separated value (.csv) files for tornado, hail, and damaging wind data as compiled in Storm Data. Tornado reports exist back to 1950 while hail and damaging wind reports date from 1955. These files can be imported into any spreadsheet capable of handling .csv format.

This document describes the format of the .csv files.

Please note! Erroroneous tornado, hail, and wind report locations
for Oct-Dec, 2006 were corrected on Jan. 12, 2008.

All data for 2008 should be available by late March

2005-2007_torn.csv (0.25 mb)
2005-2007_hail.csv (4 mb )
2005-2007_wind.csv (4 mb )
2000-2004_torn.csv (0.7 mb)
2000-2004_hail.csv (6 mb)
2000-2004_wind.csv (6 mb)
90-99_torn.csv (1 mb)
90-99_hail.csv (6 mb)
90-99_wind.csv (8 mb)
80-89_torn.csv (0.75 mb)
80-89_hail.csv (2.5 mb)
80-89_wind.csv (3.5 mb)
70-79_torn.csv (0.82 mb)
70-79_hail.csv (1 mb)
70-79_wind.csv (1.6 mb)
60-69_torn.csv (0.65 mb)
60-69_hail.csv (0.67 mb)
60-69_wind.csv (0.90 mb)
50-59_torn.csv (0.46 mb)
55-59_hail.csv (0.20 mb)
55-59_wind.csv (0.28 mb)

SPC product archive from 1995-1999.

Daily severe weather archive from 1985-1999 maintained by John Hart .

Severe weather report plotting application (SeverePlot v2.0) is a graphical database of severe thunderstorm and tornado occurrences in the United States. The latest version contains data from 1950 to 2004. This software is created and maintained by John Hart and is free to download.

Storm Reports Page for recent report information.

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