Hurricane and Tropical Cyclones

Deadliest Late-Season Atlantic Tropical Cyclones

Rank Name / Areas of Largest Loss Dates Deaths
1. Great Cuba Hurricane of 1932 (Cat 4): Cuba, Cayman Islands, Jamaica 4-10 Nov 1932 3107
2. Hurricane Gordon (Cat 1): Haiti 8-24 Nov 1994 1145
3. Gulf of Mexico Early Nov 1590 >1000
4. Upper Texas coast Nov 1527 200
5. St. Kitts Before 10 Nov 1758 200
6. Hurricane Seven of 1912 (Cat 3): Jamaica 17-19 Nov 1912 200
7. Hurricane Sandy (Cat 2): U.S., Haiti, Cuba 22 Oct - 31 Oct 2012 199
8. Hurricane Noel (Cat 1): Haiti 28 Oct - 2 Nov 2007 163
9. Atlantic Before 3 Dec 1779 120
10. Hurricane Four of 1925 (Cat1): Florida 1 Dec 1925 60
11. Cape Cod, Massachusetts 1 Nov 1778 50 - 70
12. Hurricane Tomas (Cat 2): Haiti, St. Lucia, Curacao 29 Oct - 7 Nov 2010 41
13. Tropical Storm Gamma: Honduras, Belize, St. Vincent 18-20 Nov 2005 37
14. Hurricane Eight of 1868 (Cat 1): North Carolina 2 Nov 1861 33
15. Hurricane Michelle (Cat 4): Honduras, Cuba, Nicaragua, Jamaica 1-5 Nov 2001 17
16. Hurricane Lenny (Cat 4): Lesser Antilles 14-21 Nov 1999 15
17. Tropical Storm Odette: Dominican Republic 4-7 Dec 2003 8
18. Hurricane Ten of 1942 (Cat 2): Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula 9 Nov 1942 9
19. Hurricane Kate (Cat 3): Florida 15-23 Nov 1985 5
20. Hurricane Eight of 1879 (Cat 2): U.S. East Coast 18 - 21 Nov 1879 "Some lives were lost"

* Figures from the National Hurricane Center (NHC) post-storm reports, and the publication: The Deadliest Atlantic Tropical Cyclones, 1492 - Present. That publication also lists seven other November hurricanes that may have caused loss of life between 1554 - 1838, but the casualties figures are unknown.

Source: US National Hurricane Center, The Deadliest Atlantic Tropical Cyclones, 1492 - Present

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