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Orwell, NY Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Orwell is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Orwell is lower than New York average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #1478

Orwell, NY
0.04
New York
0.58
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

Orwell, NY
0.0000
New York
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, #1604

Orwell, NY
20.47
New York
49.25
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 1,869 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Orwell, NY were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:9Dense Fog:0Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:151Hail:356Heat:4Heavy Snow:150
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:24
Thunderstorm Winds:1,049Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:11Winter Weather:0
Other:107 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Orwell, NY.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Orwell, NY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
38.71980-06-063.8143.56-75.23

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 5 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Orwell, NY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
26.11983-05-02343°14'N / 76°18'W43°15'N / 76°15'W3.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Oswego
30.61983-05-02343°10'N / 76°28'W43°12'N / 76°10'W14.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Onondaga
34.01983-05-02343°29'N / 75°22'W43°29'N / 75°18'W3.00 Miles450 Yards0025.0M0Oneida
38.51983-05-02343°10'N / 76°37'W43°10'N / 76°28'W6.00 Miles200 Yards102.5M0Cayuga
38.71990-07-23243°08'N / 75°35'W43°15'N / 75°16'W17.00 Miles77 Yards0025K0Oneida


* 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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