1570 All-Saints Day flood.
1607 Bristol Flood
“The starving time” was the winter of 1609-1610, when food shortages, fractured leadership, and a siege by Powhatan Indian warriors killed two of every three colonists at James Fort. From its beginning, the colony struggled to maintaining a food supply. Trade relations with the Virginia Indian tribes were strained because a severe seven-year drought stressed food supplies for everyone in the region.
Advances in paleoclimatology, the science of reconstructing past climates from records such as tree rings and lake sediments, show how America in the late 1500s and early 1600s was getting cooler and more prone to drought. The trend was part of a global pattern sometimes called the Little Ice Age
On July 31, 1715, a massive hurricane struck Florida’s Treasure Coast, sank ten ships carrying Spanish treasure, and killed more than 1,000 sailors. That is how the Treasure Coast got its name.
1815 Hurricane At Providence, Rhode Island
At Basseterre, of 900 houses, only 13 escaped, three fifths of the whole being completely prostrated
Minnesota also had their warmest winter on record in 1878.
The US was hit by seven hurricanes in 1886, the only year that has happened. Three of those hurricanes occurred in June, which never happens any more. Three locations in the US were hit by two hurricanes. Texas was hit by four hurricanes, and Florida was hit by three hurricanes.
India also was reported to reach 123 degrees in January, 1896.
During the Northern Hemisphere summer of 1896, there was a tremendous heatwave in Europe.
The storm traveled very slowly, causing a huge storm surge. The Weather Bureau Chief claimed later that they gave the public lots of warning about the storm.
January and February. 1911 brought record heat to the Southeast US.
May, 1911 brought precedent 100 degree temperatures to Maine and Quebec. May 22, 1911 brought the hottest May temperatures ever recorded in Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.
This was followed by the hottest July 4th on record in the US, during a two week heatwave which killed thousands of people in New England. July 3rd, 1911 was the hottest day on record in New Hampshire. July 4th, 1911 was the hottest day on record in Massachusetts and Vermont, and July 10, 1911 was the hottest day on record in Maine.
And Europe had a seventy day long heatwave which killed tens of thousands of people.
London was 100 degrees on August 9, 1911.
More than a thousand people died in Germany.
World record heat 1913
The July, 1913 heatwave was from coast to coast.
The worst floods on record in the Ohio Valley occurred during 1913.
And Houston had some of their worst flooding in 1913.
1925 Tri-State tornado.
Miami was destroyed by a hurricane in 1926, which had 140-150 MPH winds and a ten foot storm surge.
St. Louis was largely destroyed by a tornado.
November flooding wiped out more than 1,000 bridges in Vermont, and drowned the Lieutenant Governor.
A number of record heatwaves occurred in 1927, including a protracted one in September and October, which killed scores of people.
On October 2, 1927, temperatures in upstate New York reached 99 degrees.
The following year. 1928, brought one of the deadliest hurricanes in US history to Florida, while massive forest fires were burning in California.
The year 1931 brought the deadliest floods in world history. More than three million people died.
China was having their 1,800th major famine since the year 108 BC.
1935 Labor Day Hurricane
This came a few weeks after the worst dust storm and most intense rainfall on record.
On May 31, 1935 Woodward Ranch, Texas set the world record with 22 inches of rain in less than three hours.
Colorado got nearly that much rain a few hours earlier.