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Landfalls in Canada

The table below shows the number of named storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes (categories 3–5) whose storm centres entered Canadian territory. It also gives the percentage of Atlantic Basin storms that entered Canadian territory at those strengths.

Atlantic Tropical Cyclones that Made Canadian Landfall from 1951 to 2008
YearNumber of Named StormsNumber of HurricanesNumber of Major HurricanesPercentage of Named StormsPercentage of HurricanesPercentage of Major Hurricanes
1951–1960146014%10%0%
1961–1970116011%10%0%
1971–19808508%9%0%
1981–19907107%2%0%
1991–2000123011%5%0%
2001–2008143011%5%0%

 

Bar graph showing the number of Atlantic tropical cyclones that made Canadian landfall from 1951 to 2008
Number of Atlantic Tropical Cyclones that Made Canadian Landfall from 1951 to 2008

Line graph showing the percentage of Atlantic tropical cyclones that made Canadian landfall from 1951 to 2008
Percentage of Atlantic Tropical Cyclones that Made Canadian Landfall from 1951 to 2008


Counts of Canadian Landfalling Tropical Storms from 1951 to 2008
YearNamed StormsHurricanesMajor Hurricanes
1951000
1952100
1953310
1954330
1955100
1956000
1957100
1958110
1959210
1960200
1961200
1962210
1963110
1964200
1965000
1966110
1967000
1968110
1969110
1970110
1971210
1972100
1973100
1974000
1975110
1976000
1977110
1978000
1979220
1980000
1981000
1982000
1983000
1984000
1985200
1986000
1987000
1988100
1989200
1990210
1991200
1992000
1993000
1994000
1995310
1996310
1997000
1998100
1999100
2000210
2001100
2002210
2003210
2004000
2005100
2006300
2007200
2008310
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