General Tornado Statistics for Mississippi
1950-2013

Average Number of Tornadoes per year...............................................29

Total Reported Tornadoes from 1950 to 2013..................................1884

Greatest Number of Tornadoes in a year...................................109 in 2008

Least Number of Tornadoes in a year........................................5 in 1951, 1952, 1964

Longest streak without a tornado...............1 yr 17days (6/21/63 to 7/8/64)

Greatest Number of Tornadoes in 36 hours.............44 on Sep 24-25 2005

Average Number of Deaths per Year......................................................8

Deadliest year...............................1971 with 128 deaths and 1494 injuries

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