The 20th century saw eight hurricanes making landfall in New England; out of these the more notable include the New England Hurricane of 1938 (also called the Long Island Express) whichmade landfall as a major hurricane; Hurricane Carol did the same sixteen years later. The last hurricane to make landfall in new England was Hurricane Bob in 1991 as a moderate category 2 hurricane with the highest sustained winds of 100 MPH.
|Storm||Category||Season||Date of landfall|
|Peak intensity||Intensity at landfall|
|New England Hurricane of 1938||Category 5||Category 3||1938||September 21, 1938|
|1944 Great Atlantic Hurricane||Category 4||Category 1||1944||September 15, 1944|
|Hurricane Able||Category 2||Tropical Depression||1952||September 1, 1952|
|Hurricane Carol||Category 3||Category 3||1954||August 31, 1954|
|Hurricane Edna||Category 3||Category 1||1954||September 11, 1954|
|Hurricane Diane||Category 3||Tropical Storm||1955||August 18–19, 1955|
|Hurricane Cindy||Category 1||Tropical Storm||1959||July 11, 1959|
|Hurricane Donna||Category 5||Category 2||1960||September 12, 1960|
|Hurricane Esther||Category 4||Tropical Storm||1961||September 26, 1961|
|Hurricane Alma||Category 3||Extr. Storm||1966||June 13, 1966|
|Tropical Storm Doria||Tropical Storm||Tropical storm||1971||August 29, 1971|
|Hurricane Agnes||Category 1||Tropical Storm||1972||June 22, 1972|
|Tropical Storm Carrie||Tropical Storm||Tropical Storm||1972||September 3, 1972|
|Subtropical Storm Alfa||Tropical Storm||Subtropical Storm||1973||July 30, 1973|
|Hurricane Belle||Category 3||Tropical Storm||1976||August 10, 1976|
|Tropical Storm Henri||Tropical Storm||Tropical Depression||1985||September 23, 1985|
|Hurricane Gloria||Category 4||Category 1||1985||September 27, 1985|
|Tropical Storm Chris||Tropical Storm||Tropical Depression||1988||August 29, 1988|
|Hurricane Bob||Category 3||Category 2||1991||August 19, 1991|
|Hurricane Bertha||Category 3||Tropical Storm||1996||July 13, 1996|
|Hurricane Floyd||Category 4||Tropical Storm||1999||September 16–17, 1999|
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