Current Radar or Satellite Image - Central Florida Hurricane CenterHurricanes Without the Hype! Since 1995

#96L 's remnants now consolidating into a compact well-defined Low over the Bahamas. May head towards Bermuda eventually.
Days since last H. Landfall - US: Any 37 (Michael) , Major: 37 (Michael) Florida - Any: 37 (Michael) Major: 37 (Michael)
Login to remove ads


General Discussion >> Hurricane History

Ed DunhamAdministrator
Former Meteorologist & CFHC Forum Moderator (Ed Passed Away on May 14, 2017)

Reged: Sun
Posts: 2565
Loc: Melbourne, FL
Florida's Hurricane Drought Ends
      Fri Sep 02 2016 01:53 AM

On October 24, 2005, Major Hurricane Wilma moved northeast from the southeast Gulf of Mexico and made landfall near Cape Romano. Since then no hurricane made a landfall in Florida - until today, September 2, 2016, when Hurricane Hermine made landfall in Apalachee Bay at 1:30AM just to the east of St. Marks with winds of 80mph. That's a total of 3,966 days between landfalling hurricanes in the Sunshine State - a new record of almost 11 years. The previous record was from August 31, 1856 to October 23, 1865, or 3.299 days - over 9 years.

Post Extras Print Post   Remind Me!     Notify Moderator

Entire topic
Subject Posted by Posted on
* Florida's Hurricane Drought Ed DunhamAdministrator Fri Sep 02 2016 01:53 AM
. * * Florida's Hurricane Drought Ends Ed DunhamAdministrator   Fri Sep 02 2016 01:53 AM

Extra information
0 registered and 8 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  CFHC, Ed Dunham, Colleen A., danielw, Clark, RedingtonBeachGuy, Bloodstar, tpratch, typhoon_tip, cieldumort 

Forum Permissions
      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is disabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 4922

Rate this thread

Jump to

Note: This is NOT an official page. It is run by weather hobbyists and should not be used as a replacement for official sources. 
CFHC's main servers are currently located at in Orlando, FL.
Image Server Network thanks to Mike Potts and Amazon Web Services. If you have static file hosting space that allows dns aliasing contact us to help out! Some Maps Provided by:
Great thanks to all who donated and everyone who uses the site as well. Site designed for 800x600+ resolution
When in doubt, take the word of the National Hurricane Center