Costliest hurricanes or tropical storms to strike the U.S. mainland. Figures are in 2004 dollars.

1. Andrew (South Florida, southeast Louisiana), 1992, 5, $43.67 billion

2. Charley (southwest and central Florida), 2004, 4, $15 billion

3. Ivan (Florida Panhandle and Alabama), 2004, 3, $14.2 billion

4. Hugo (South Carolina), 1989, 4, $12.25 billion

5. Agnes (Florida, Northeastern U.S.), 1972, 1, $11.29 billion

6. Betsy (South Florida, southeast Louisiana), 1965, 3, $10.8 billion

7. Frances (central Florida, Florida Panhandle) 2004, 2, $8.9 billion

8. Camille (Mississippi, southeast Louisiana, Virginia), 1969, 5, $8.89 billion

9. Diane (Northeastern United States), 1955, 1, $6.99 billion

10. Jeanne (central Florida), 2004, 3, $6.9 billion

Source: The Associated Press


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