Tornadoes of 2023
Date of tornado outbreak: 2023
Duration1: January 5 - December 29
Maximum rated tornado2: EF5 tornado
Tornadoes caused: 1356
Total damages: $7 billion
Total fatalities: 231
Areas affected: United States

1Time from first tornado to last tornado
2Most severe tornado damage; see Enhanced Fujita Scale

This page documents the tornadoes and tornado outbreaks of 2023. Strong and destructive tornadoes form most frequently in the United States, Bangladesh, and Eastern India, but they can occur almost anywhere under the right conditions. Tornadoes also appear regularly in neighboring southern Canada during the Northern Hemisphere's summer season, and somewhat regularly in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

There were 1,356 tornadoes confirmed in the United States in 2023. 231 fatalities have been confirmed worldwide in 2023: 184 in the United States, 26 in India, 9 in Germany, 7 in Canada, and five in Mexico.

Five EF5 tornadoes occurred in 2023 on March 21, April 15, April 30, May 8, and June 4. Between them they were responsible for 140 of the 184 fatalities in the United States.

Confirmed tornadoes by Enhanced Fujita rating
EF0 EF1 EF2 EF3 EF4 EF5 Total
687 551 77 31 10 5 1,356

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