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Lincoln, DE Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Lincoln is lower than Delaware average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Lincoln is lower than Delaware average and is much lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #71

Lincoln, DE
0.09
Delaware
1.54
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Lincoln, DE
0.0000
Delaware
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #65

Lincoln, DE
55.78
Delaware
107.77
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 2,215 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Lincoln, DE were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:15Dense Fog:17Drought:41
Dust Storm:0Flood:159Hail:205Heat:77Heavy Snow:36
High Surf:16Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:84
Thunderstorm Winds:976Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:8Winter Storm:12Winter Weather:46
Other:520 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Lincoln, DE.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Lincoln, DE.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Lincoln, DE.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 14 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Lincoln, DE.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
9.71984-07-18238°48'N / 75°35'W1.50 Miles80 Yards0025K0Sussex
12.21992-07-31239°01'N / 75°31'W39°02'N / 75°26'W4.00 Miles20 Yards00250K0Kent
12.71977-06-09239°02'N / 75°28'W0.20 Mile40 Yards01250K0Kent
14.41967-01-27239°01'N / 75°35'W0.50 Mile50 Yards07250K0Kent
26.91983-07-21239°10'N / 75°43'W1.00 Mile20 Yards29250K0Kent
29.61955-08-12238°32'N / 75°04'W38°33'N / 75°01'W2.70 Miles133 Yards013K0Sussex
34.81971-07-30239°04'N / 76°03'W39°08'N / 75°55'W8.30 Miles300 Yards0025K0Queen Anne's
35.11971-08-27238°55'N / 74°56'W39°19'N / 74°47'W28.70 Miles40 Yards00250K0Cape May
37.31976-03-21239°13'N / 75°56'W0.20 Mile100 Yards00250K0Queen Anne's
41.61956-05-06239°15'N / 74°50'W0.20 Mile40 Yards0025K0Cape May
44.51954-07-01239°27'N / 75°44'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0New Castle
45.91975-07-13239°30'N / 75°13'W1.50 Miles77 Yards0025.0M0Cumberland
47.52002-04-28338°25'N / 76°18'W38°21'N / 75°49'W18.00 Miles150 Yards00150K0Dorchester
 Brief Description: Tornado path length 16-18 miles. One house and several outbuildings destroyed near Hip Roof Road. Most of the damage along tornado path rated F0 to F1.
48.11990-05-10239°29'N / 75°02'W0.50 Mile200 Yards00250K0Cumberland


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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