List of New England Hurricanes - Landfalls - 20th Century

20th Century

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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