The following table breaks down the types of tropical cyclone events in North Carolina. Direct landfalling storms are only those that directly strike North Carolina's coast. Storms affecting North Carolina include all tropical cyclones that have had an impact on the state but did not make direct landfall. Total storms affecting North Carolina include all tropical cyclones that have somehow affected the state.
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|North Carolina Tropical Cyclone Statistics (1851 - 2017)|
|Statistic||Direct Landfalling Storms in NC||Non-landfalling Storms Affecting NC Within 150 Miles||Total Storms Affecting NC|
|Number of Storms|
|Percentage of Storms|
|Average Years Between Storms|
|Average Storms Per Year|