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Hurricanes in Honduras

Hurricanes only occur occasionally in Honduras. On average, they happen about 4 times a year.
The hurricane season usually lasts from early June to late November.
Honduras has 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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Most violent hurricanes in Honduras since 2018

Lisa: October 27 to November 5, 2022

Region:
Gulf of Mexico
Wind speed:
max. 130 km/h
Diameter:
max. 370 km
Air pressure:
below 988 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On November 2nd, 2022 at 12:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 72 km northwest of Savannah Bight in Bay Islands.

Karl: October 10-13, 2022

Region:
Gulf of Mexico
Wind speed:
max. 93 km/h
Diameter:
max. 370 km
Air pressure:
below 1000 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On October 10th, 2022 at 6:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 284 km northeast of Copán.

Julia: October 2-10, 2022

Region:
Caribbean Sea
Wind speed:
max. 139 km/h
Diameter:
max. 333 km
Air pressure:
below 982 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On October 9th, 2022 at 6:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 71 km south of Monjarás in Choluteca.

Ian: September 19 to October 2, 2022

Region:
Caribbean Sea
Wind speed:
max. 250 km/h
Diameter:
max. 1482 km
Air pressure:
below 937 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 4
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On September 25th, 2022 at 6:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 327 km northwest of Iralaya in Gracias a Dios.

Kay: September 1-10, 2022

Wind speed:
max. 167 km/h
Diameter:
max. 222 km
Air pressure:
below 967 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 2
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On August 31st, 2022 at 6:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 473 km east of Copán.

Frank: July 23 to August 3, 2022

Wind speed:
max. 148 km/h
Diameter:
max. 333 km
Air pressure:
below 975 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On July 23rd, 2022 at 6:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 466 km southeast of La Virtud in Lempira.

Estelle: July 12-21, 2022

Wind speed:
max. 139 km/h
Diameter:
max. 333 km
Air pressure:
below 984 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On July 12th, 2022 at 12:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 468 km southeast of El Achiotal in Lempira.

Bonnie: June 22 to July 9, 2022

Region:
Caribbean Sea
Wind speed:
max. 185 km/h
Diameter:
max. 370 km
Air pressure:
below 964 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 3
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On July 2nd, 2022 at 9:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 218 km south of El Triunfo in Choluteca.

Celia: June 13-28, 2022

Wind speed:
max. 102 km/h
Diameter:
max. 222 km
Air pressure:
below 993 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On June 13th, 2022 at 9:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 134 km southeast of Amapala in Valle.

Blas: June 10-20, 2022

Wind speed:
max. 139 km/h
Diameter:
max. 333 km
Air pressure:
below 980 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On June 9th, 2022 at 6:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 595 km southeast of Antigua Ocotepeque in Ocotepeque.

Agatha: May 25-31, 2022

Wind speed:
max. 176 km/h
Diameter:
max. 482 km
Air pressure:
below 964 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 2
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On May 25th, 2022 at 9:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 588 km southeast of Antigua Ocotepeque in Ocotepeque.

Terry: November 2-10, 2021

Wind speed:
max. 65 km/h
Diameter:
max. 296 km
Air pressure:
below 1006 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The hurricane did not make direct landfall. On November 3rd, 2021 at 9:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 491 km south of El Triunfo in Choluteca.

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.
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