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This article lists tornado records including highest winds, most extreme damage, greatest number of fatalities, and fastest forward speed, as well as incredible survivors.

Deadliest tornadoes

  1. 2023 Dallas tornado, April 30, 2023 - 2,133 deaths.
  2. 2024 Oak Grove-Swartz tornado, April 18, 2024 - 1,621 deaths
  3. 2030 St. Louis tornado, June 5, 2030 - 892 deaths.
  4. 2024 Oklahoma City Metro tornado, May 31, 2024 - 741 deaths.
  5. 2028 Wichita tornado, May 20, 2028 - 719 deaths.

Highest wind speeds

  1. 2024 Oklahoma City Metro tornado, May 31, 2024 - 364 mph
  2. 2024 Athens tornado, April 18, 2024 - 351 mph
  3. 2030 St. Louis tornado, June 5, 2030 - 348 mph
  4. 2023 Dallas tornado, April 30, 2023 - 341 mph
  5. 2032 Alice tornado, May 12, 2032 - 336 mph

For comparison:

Fastest-moving tornadoes

  1. 2021 Ashley-Walcott tornado, June 10, 2021 - 81 mph
  2. 2024 Selma tornado, April 18, 2024 - 78 mph
  3. 2021 Ponca-Harrington tornado, June 9, 2021 - 75 mph
  4. 2031 Guthrie-Lubbock tornado, May 9, 2031 - 72 mph
  5. 2024 Mayflower tornado, April 15, 2024 - 71 mph

Longest-duration tornadoes

  1. 2024 Oklahoma City Metro tornado, May 31, 2024 - 4 hours, 24 minutes
  2. 2024 Oak Grove-Swartz tornado, April 17, 2024 - 3 hours, 51 minutes
  3. 2028 Lawton-Ada tornado, May 22, 2028 - 3 hours, 37 minutes
  4. 2023 Dallas tornado, April 30, 2023 - 3 hours, 29 minutes
  5. 2022 Geneva tornado, April 12, 2022 - 3 hours, 23 minutes

Longest-track tornadoes

  1. 2024 Oak-Grove-Swartz tornado, April 17, 2024 - 165.87 miles
  2. 2035 Rickman-Parnell tornado, April 27, 2035 - 158.90 miles
  3. 2033 Quad-State Area tornado, May 12, 2033 - 156.11 miles
  4. 2029 Alexander City-LeGrange tornado - 155.41 miles
  5. 2031 Sullivan-Warrenton tornado, June 24, 2031 - 152.67 miles

Costliest tornadoes

  1. 2023 Dallas tornado, April 30, 2023 - $36.1 billion
  2. 2030 St. Louis tornado, June 5, 2030 - $32.7 billion
  3. 2024 Oklahoma City Metro tornado, May 31, 2024 - $32.4 billion
  4. 2022 Geneva tornado, April 12, 2022 - $29.6 billion
  5. 2033 Tulsa tornado, July 23, 2033 - $28.9 billion

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