September 19, 1876 — The remnants of the San Felipe hurricane track over western New York State, although damage is unknown. October 24, 1878 — The state is affected by tropical storm-force winds and heavy rain with the passage of a hurricane, which made landfall in Virginia.What do hurricanes hit New York?
The U.S. State of New York has been affected or hit by eighty-four tropical or subtropical cyclones since the 17th century. New York is in the northeastern U.S. on the East Coast. The strongest storm of all to hit the state was the 1938 New England hurricane.When did Hurricane Sandy hit New York?
Hurricane Sandy hit New York City on October 29, 2012. Over the course of 48 hours, wind, rain, and water destroyed approximately 300 homes, left hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers without power, damaged critical public and private infrastructure, and left many New Yorkers vulnerable with limited access to food, drinking water, healthcare, and other critical services.