19 August


US Weather events

US Weather events

1788 231 yrs ago
A small but powerful hurricane inflicted great havoc upon forests along a narrow track from New Jersey to Maine. A similar storm track today would cause extreme disaster in the now populated area. (David Ludlum)
1969 50 yrs ago
'Never say die' Camille let loose a cloudburst in Virginia resulting in flash floods and landslides which killed 151 persons and cause 140 million dollars damage. Massies Hill VA received 27 inches of rain. (David Ludlum)
1986 33 yrs ago
The temperature at San Antonio, TX, soared to an all-time record high of 108 degrees. (Sandra and TI Richard Sanders - 1987)
1987 32 yrs ago
Thunderstorms moving out of southeastern Nebraska spread severe weather into eastern Kansas and western Missouri during the day. Thunderstorms in Nebraska produced hail three inches in diameter at Albion, and high winds which downed a large tent at Waterloo injuring a dozen persons. Thunderstorms in Kansas produced baseball size hail northwest of Topeka, and wind gusts to 80 mph at Fulton. Ten persons were injured in a thunderstorm at Princeton KS, and damage to crops in southern Franklin County KS was estimated at 3.5 million dollars. (Storm Data)
1988 31 yrs ago
Raleigh, NC, reported a record hot temperature reading of 103 degrees. Afternoon thunderstorms in Oklahoma produced wind gusts to 75 mph in southern Pittsburgh County. Thunderstorms in Indiana produced 4.50 inches of rain at Morgantown. (Storm Data)
1989 30 yrs ago
Early morning thunderstorms deluged southeastern Delaware with six to ten inches of rain in four to six hours, with local reports of 13 to 20 inches of rain. Twenty-six major roads were closed or damaged, and fourteen bridges were washed out. Flooding caused nearly four million dollars damage to local businesses. (Storm Data)
Data source: http://www.weatherforyou.com/


World records

World records


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F5 tornadoes

F5 tornadoes

1845 174 yrs ago
Montville, Seine-Maritime, France 1949 fatalities
This tornado was rated T10/11.Several large, stone-built mills were leveled and partly swept clean. One of the mills was a four-story structure that likely collapsed. Debris was carried 25 mi (40 km).
Official F5/EF5; undisputed


Deadly earthquakes

Deadly earthquakes

1961-08-19 05.33 UTC 58 yrs ago
Japan (map) , 35 km deep Magnitude: 6.9
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)8

1966-08-19 12.22 UTC 53 yrs ago
Turkey (map) , 17.5 km deep Magnitude: 5.8
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)2517
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)2394

1976-08-19 01.12 UTC 43 yrs ago
Turkey (map) , 11.7 km deep Magnitude: 5.0
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking4
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects4
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)4
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)4

1977-08-19 05.08 UTC 42 yrs ago
Indonesia (map) , 29.4 km deep Magnitude: 5.7
Secondary effectstsunami
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)185

1977-08-19 06.08 UTC 42 yrs ago
Indonesia (map) , 22.6 km deep Magnitude: 8.3
Secondary effectstsunami
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects189
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)189

1992-08-19 02.04 UTC 27 yrs ago
Kyrgyzstan (map) , 17.1 km deep Magnitude: 7.2
Secondary effectslandslide, liquefaction
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking61
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects75
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)75
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)54





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