Hurricanes on the Cayman IslandsHurricanes occur rarely on the Cayman Islands. On average, they happen about once per year.
The hurricane season usually lasts from early June to late November.
The Cayman Islands have certainly been affected by the foothills of several hurricanes, but during the past 12 months no hurricane reached the inhabited areas on land.
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Current satellite image of the North Atlantic
09.12.2022 © CIMSS University of Wisconsin-Madison
Most violent hurricanes on the Cayman Islands since 2018
Lisa: October 27 to November 5, 2022
max. 130 km/h
max. 370 km
below 988 mbar
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On November 1st, 2022 at 1:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 332 km south of George Town.
Ian: September 19 to October 2, 2022
Gulf of Mexico
max. 250 km/h
max. 1482 km
below 937 mbar
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On September 26th, 2022 at 7:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 126 km southeast of George Town.
These evaluations are based on data from the National Centers for Environmental Information of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Individual data have been summarized or translated.