1926 Miami hurricane facts for kids
|Category 4 major hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||11 September 1926|
|Dissipated||22 September 1926|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 150 mph (240 km/h)
|Lowest pressure||930 mbar (hPa); 27.46 inHg
|Damage||$78.58 million (1926 USD)
(Costliest U.S. hurricane when adjusted for wealth normalization)
|Areas affected||Turks and Caicos Islands, The Bahamas, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana|
|Part of the 1926 Atlantic hurricane season|
The 1926 Miami Hurricane (or the Great Miami Hurricane) was a very large and violent tropical cyclone. The hurricane caused a lot of damage in the Miami metropolitan area of southern Florida and in the Bahamas.
Between 372 and 540 deaths happened because of the hurricane.
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