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.
1926 Miami hurricane Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.