The Most Expensive Hurricanes in US History….before Irene

With the scale of the damage of hurricane Irene still to be assessed, there always comes the question. How much is all the repair and recovery going to cost? At present these are the most expensive hurricanes to have hit the US mainland:

Rank Hurricane Year Category Cost (US$)
1 Katrina 2005 3 108,000,000,000
2 Ike 2008 2 29,520,000,000
3 Andrew 1992 5 26,500,000,000
4 Wilma 2005 3 21,007,000,000
5 Ivan 2004 3 18,820,000,000
6 Charley 2004 4 15,113,000,000
7 Rita 2005 3 12,037,000,000
8 Frances 2004 2 9,507,000,000
9 Allison 2001 TS 9,000,000,000
10 Jeanne 2004 3 7,660,000,000
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