Current issue: 52(3)
Under compilation: 52(4)
The article represents, based on meteorological data from 1900-1910 and 1911-1915 and annual reports of forest directorate with descriptions or statistics about wind damages of trees in state owned lands, the biggest storms in Finland and the damage they have caused to forests. The most powerful storms of the studied period and damages they caused are presented.It was found out that the storm damages take place primarily during the growing season. Frozen ground and a snow cover protects the trees from falling.