1926 Miami hurricane
|Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||11 September 1926|
|Dissipated||22 September 1926|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 150 mph (240 km/h) |
|Lowest pressure||930 mbar (hPa); 27.46 inHg|
|Damage||$78.58 million (1926 USD)|
(Costliest U.S. hurricane when adjusted for wealth normalization)
|Areas affected||Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana|
|Part of the 1926 Atlantic hurricane season|
The 1926 Miami Hurricane (or the Great Miami Hurricane) was a very large and violent tropical cyclone. The hurricane caused a lot of damage in the Miami metropolitan area of southern Florida and in the Bahamas.
Between 372 and 540 deaths happened because of the hurricane.
References[change | change source]
- "Deadliest, Costliest and Most Intense Hurricanes 1851 to 2010" (PDF). NOAA. Retrieved Sep 18, 2016.