One-minute maximum sustained wind speeds for a category 2 hurricane:
Below you can learn more about a category 2 hurricane, view a list of past category 2 hurricanes and photos.
A category 2 hurricane is the second weakest hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale and will cause extensive damage with a chance for fatalities. An area hit by a hurricane of this strength can have extended periods of power outages and lack other utilities for many days.
Below is a list of category 2 hurricanes in the Atlantic since 2000 to 2018:
Below are satellite images of six category 2 hurricanes.