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Rough year, I tried to find ours for 2017 but they don't seem to have gotten around to tallying it up yet, 2016 was pretty savage especially with the fires in Alberta.

2017 set record for U.S. natural disaster costs -- over $300B

By Sara Shayanian | Jan. 8, 2018 at 1:51 PM

Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Extreme weather events inflicted a record-setting toll on the United States in 2017, with hurricanes and wildfires causing a total of $306 billion in damage, officials said Monday.

In a report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the United States has experienced 219 weather disasters since 1980 -- costing a total of $1.5 trillion including Hurricanes Maria, Harvey and Irma.

In 2017 alone, there were 16 weather and climate disasters nationwide, with losses exceeding $1 billion each -- and totaling more than $300 billion in damages.

Bomb Cyclones and Polar Vortexes—This Winter's Scary Weather Explained
What's behind the record-shattering cold heading our way?

What next you might ask, you many not want to ask that?

Good luck to us all, we will need it.

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