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Sheffield, VT Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #241

Sheffield, VT
0.14
Vermont
0.31
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

Sheffield, VT
0.0000
Vermont
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, #206

Sheffield, VT
16.78
Vermont
27.21
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 1,520 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Sheffield, VT were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:29Dense Fog:1Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:200Hail:217Heat:9Heavy Snow:29
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:1Landslide:0Strong Wind:42
Thunderstorm Winds:592Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:127Winter Weather:70
Other:201 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Sheffield, VT.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Sheffield, VT.

Historical Tornado Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
34.51962-05-20244°48'N / 72°48'W1.80 Miles100 Yards0025K0Franklin
37.61960-06-24244°38'N / 72°54'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lamoille
42.11966-08-11244°00'N / 72°06'W44°04'N / 71°56'W9.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Grafton
43.81957-06-18245°00'N / 72°52'W45°03'N / 72°49'W3.00 Miles500 Yards00250K0Franklin
48.31961-06-13244°56'N / 73°06'W44°58'N / 72°56'W7.90 Miles300 Yards0025K0Franklin


* 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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