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About 75% of recorded tornadoes strike the United States. This is misleading however, as many countries do not keep records of their tornadoes. The actual number of tornadoes outside the U.S. is not known.

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Q: What percentage of the world's tornadoes occur in the US?
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Do tornadoes only occur in the US?

No. Tornadoes can occur almost anywhere in the world.


Can there be tornadoes in NY?

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