Municipal Affairs and Environment

Flooding in Newfoundland and Labrador – Tabular Data

Total DFAA Flood Damage Estimates from 2000-2010

Year Flood Damage Estimates ($)
2000 $4,346,283
2001 $6,083,243
2002
2003 $17,812,769
2004
2005 $29,624,262
2006 $4,659,615
2007 $27,483,092
2008 $1,782,710
2009
2010 $72,730,852

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Total DFAA Flood Damage Estimates from 2000-2010 - Seasonal

Season Flood Damage Estimates ($)
Winter $15,530,308
Summer $15,589,602
Spring $32,388,278
Fall $101,014,638

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Storm Occurrence by Year

Year Number of Storms
1950 1
1951 4
1952 3
1953 2
1954 3
1955 6
1956 0
1957 4
1958 0
1959 2
1960 1
1961 2
1962 4
1963 1
1964 6
1965 1
1966 2
1967 0
1968 1
1969 3
1970 3
1971 4
1972 7
1973 7
1974 5
1975 5
1976 12
1977 9
1978 4
1979 7
1980 2
1981 6
1982 6
1983 9
1984 4
1985 4
1986 4
1987 3
1988 3
1989 4
1990 5
1991 4
1992 1
1993 1
1994 0
1995 6
1996 1
1997 0
1998 5
1999 5
2000 3
2001 4
2002 9
2003 6
2004 11
2005 9
2006 10
2007 6
2008 10
2009 8
2010 7
2011 6
2012 7
2013 12
2014 6

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Storm Occurrence by Year and Region

Year Eastern Central Western Labrador
1950-1955 15 0 4 0
1956-1960 4 0 3 0
1961-1965 11 2 1 0
1966-1970 3 0 6 0
1971-1975 15 1 12 0
1976-1980 17 3 14 0
1981-1985 9 5 15 0
1986-1990 14 1 4 0
1991-1995 8 1 3 0
1996-2000 8 2 4 0
2001-2005 22 5 12 0
2006-2010 20 8 12 1
2011-2014 11 4 15 1

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Storm Occurrence by Month

Month Number of Storms
1 49
2 43
3 25
4 17
5 14
6 10
7 7
8 26
9 21
10 24
11 25
12 28

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Storm Occurrence by Season and Region

Season Eastern Central Western
Winter 79 18 36
Spring 16 5 18
Summer 23 10 24
Fall 40 7 19

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