|Index based on number and strength of hurricanes worldwide.|
To put the public health impact of extreme weather events into context, cumulatively they now contribute only 0.07% to global mortality. Mortality from extreme weather events has declined even as all-cause mortality has increased, indicating that humanity is coping better with extreme weather events than it is with far more important health and safety problems.
The entire study is here. Here is the trend in worldwide weather mortality.
ADDITION: 9:15pm. More evidence there is no increase in hurricanes landfalls from an actual meteorologist and climate scientist.