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Putnam, CT Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Putnam is lower than Connecticut average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Putnam is about the same as Connecticut average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #277

Putnam, CT
0.26
Connecticut
0.94
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

Putnam, CT
0.0000
Connecticut
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, #189

Putnam, CT
90.94
Connecticut
100.22
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 3,742 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Putnam, CT were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:13Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:475Hail:771Heat:30Heavy Snow:78
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:6Landslide:0Strong Wind:170
Thunderstorm Winds:1,565Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:28Winter Weather:4
Other:599 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Putnam, CT.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Putnam, CT.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 34 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Putnam, CT.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
13.11962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
17.91951-08-20241°52'N / 72°15'W0025K0Tolland
20.21958-09-07241°54'N / 72°18'W1.30 Miles100 Yards02250K0Tolland
20.71953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
25.31965-08-19241°58'N / 72°28'W41°56'N / 72°20'W6.60 Miles120 Yards0025K0Tolland
25.61986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
26.81966-08-31242°18'N / 71°48'W1.00 Mile67 Yards000K0Worcester
28.21979-08-10242°19'N / 72°08'W42°19'N / 71°56'W9.70 Miles30 Yards222.5M0Worcester
28.71954-05-10341°55'N / 72°28'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0225K0Tolland
30.21953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
31.01963-05-20242°18'N / 72°12'W42°21'N / 72°08'W3.80 Miles17 Yards0025K0Worcester
31.01973-09-06241°48'N / 72°32'W41°49'N / 72°27'W3.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Hartford
32.21953-06-09442°28'N / 72°10'W42°18'N / 71°31'W34.90 Miles900 Yards901228250.0M0Worcester
34.81956-11-21242°24'N / 71°42'W0.10 Mile17 Yards002.5M0Worcester
34.81963-05-20242°24'N / 71°42'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Worcester
36.21970-10-03342°20'N / 72°10'W42°33'N / 71°32'W35.40 Miles60 Yards00250K0Worcester
36.61953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
36.71963-05-20242°24'N / 71°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Worcester
38.31951-08-21341°35'N / 72°30'W08250K0Middlesex
39.91979-10-03441°53'N / 72°40'W42°03'N / 72°42'W11.30 Miles1400 Yards3500250.0M0Hartford
40.81975-07-24242°06'N / 72°40'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Hampden
41.21966-08-11242°12'N / 72°38'W42°16'N / 72°33'W5.60 Miles67 Yards00250K0Hampden
41.71956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
41.81950-07-12241°34'N / 72°34'W10.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Middlesex
41.91981-06-22342°30'N / 72°02'W42°33'N / 71°54'W7.10 Miles167 Yards0325K0Worcester
43.11957-07-05242°32'N / 71°45'W0.50 Mile20 Yards003K0Worcester
44.41973-08-31241°44'N / 72°44'W0025K0Hartford
45.51961-07-21242°22'N / 72°38'W42°18'N / 72°34'W4.90 Miles167 Yards0025K0Hampshire
46.21958-08-14242°19'N / 72°38'W1.00 Mile67 Yards00250K0Hampshire
48.21971-09-13342°20'N / 72°40'W0.50 Mile7 Yards0025K0Hampshire
48.31970-10-03342°33'N / 71°32'W42°34'N / 71°31'W10250K0Middlesex
48.31963-05-20242°24'N / 72°36'W42°25'N / 72°34'W0025K0Franklin
48.91955-07-05242°26'N / 72°34'W003K0Franklin
49.01972-08-09242°33'N / 72°08'W42°41'N / 72°03'W9.70 Miles10 Yards0125K0Worcester


* 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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