Texas ranked as the state with most annual hail claims — by a wide margin — over the past 3 years according, to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).
In a media announcement, the NICB said a review of claims data from ISO ClaimSearch showed there were 2,891,291 hail loss claims from January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2018.
NICB listed the top 5 states for hail loss claims as: Texas (811,381); Colorado (395,025); Nebraska (163,336); Missouri (153,403) and Kansas (146,206). The top 5 cities for hail loss claims during that period were San Antonio, Texas (75,187); Colorado Springs, Colo. (67,920); Omaha, Neb. (52,803); Denver, Colo. (48,357) and Plano, Texas (42,659). Over the 3 years covered by the report, May had the highest monthly average for hail loss claims with 203,296