Deadliest, Costliest, and Most Intense United States Hurricanes of This Century (and Other Frequently Requested Hurricane Facts) [open pdf - 2MB]
"Lists of the thirty United States deadliest and costliest land falling hurricanes during this century have been compiled from all data sources available at the Tropical Prediction Center (TPC). Damages are given both before and after adjustment for inflation. In addition, all major hurricanes which have made landfall in the United States during this century are listed. Some additional statistics on United States hurricanes of this and previous centuries and tropical cyclones in general are also presented."
NOAA Technical Memorandum NWS TPC-1; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Technical Memorandum National Weather Service Tropical Prediction Center-1