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Windham County Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Windham County is lower than Connecticut average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Windham County is lower than Connecticut average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #8

Windham County
0.28
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

Windham County
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, #6

Windham County
82.53
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 10,068 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Windham County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:8Cold:71Dense Fog:1Drought:25
Dust Storm:0Flood:1,164Hail:1,952Heat:51Heavy Snow:352
High Surf:6Hurricane:0Ice Storm:20Landslide:0Strong Wind:516
Thunderstorm Winds:4,407Tropical Storm:2Wildfire:0Winter Storm:131Winter Weather:41
Other:1,321 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Windham County.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Windham County.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Windham County.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 32 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Windham County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
13.61951-08-20241°52'N / 72°15'W0025K0Tolland
16.71958-09-07241°54'N / 72°18'W1.30 Miles100 Yards02250K0Tolland
19.81962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
22.71965-08-19241°58'N / 72°28'W41°56'N / 72°20'W6.60 Miles120 Yards0025K0Tolland
25.31954-05-10341°55'N / 72°28'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0225K0Tolland
25.81973-09-06241°48'N / 72°32'W41°49'N / 72°27'W3.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Hartford
28.31986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
28.41953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
31.11951-08-21341°35'N / 72°30'W08250K0Middlesex
34.01979-08-10242°19'N / 72°08'W42°19'N / 71°56'W9.70 Miles30 Yards222.5M0Worcester
34.21966-08-31242°18'N / 71°48'W1.00 Mile67 Yards000K0Worcester
34.61950-07-12241°34'N / 72°34'W10.00 Miles33 Yards003K0Middlesex
35.71963-05-20242°18'N / 72°12'W42°21'N / 72°08'W3.80 Miles17 Yards0025K0Worcester
36.81953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
36.91979-10-03441°53'N / 72°40'W42°03'N / 72°42'W11.30 Miles1400 Yards3500250.0M0Hartford
38.81973-08-31241°44'N / 72°44'W0025K0Hartford
39.31953-06-09442°28'N / 72°10'W42°18'N / 71°31'W34.90 Miles900 Yards901228250.0M0Worcester
39.61975-07-24242°06'N / 72°40'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Hampden
41.81966-08-11242°12'N / 72°38'W42°16'N / 72°33'W5.60 Miles67 Yards00250K0Hampden
42.41956-11-21242°24'N / 71°42'W0.10 Mile17 Yards002.5M0Worcester
42.41963-05-20242°24'N / 71°42'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Worcester
42.71953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
43.21970-10-03342°20'N / 72°10'W42°33'N / 71°32'W35.40 Miles60 Yards00250K0Worcester
44.51963-05-20242°24'N / 71°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Worcester
47.01961-07-21242°22'N / 72°38'W42°18'N / 72°34'W4.90 Miles167 Yards0025K0Hampshire
47.31958-08-14242°19'N / 72°38'W1.00 Mile67 Yards00250K0Hampshire
47.31984-07-05241°40'N / 72°57'W41°43'N / 72°50'W3.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Hartford
47.41954-05-10242°00'N / 72°53'W0.80 Mile17 Yards003K0Hartford
48.31981-06-22342°30'N / 72°02'W42°33'N / 71°54'W7.10 Miles167 Yards0325K0Worcester
48.41956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
49.31971-09-13342°20'N / 72°40'W0.50 Mile7 Yards0025K0Hampshire
49.41973-09-18241°36'N / 72°54'W000K0New Haven


* 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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