A Picture of a Category 2 Hurricane

Category 2 Hurricane

One-minute maximum sustained wind speeds for a category 2 hurricane:

  • Miles per hour (mph): 96 to 110.
  • Kilometers per hour (km/h): 154 to 177.
  • Knots: 83 to 95.
  • Meters per second (m/s): 43 to 49.

Below you can learn more about category 2 hurricanes, view a list of past category 2 hurricanes and photos.


About Category 2 Hurricanes

A category 2 hurricane is the second weakest rated 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.


List of Past Category 2 Hurricanes

Below is a list of category 2 hurricanes in the Atlantic since 2000 to 2018:

  1. Hurricane Chris - 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  2. Hurricane Helene - 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  3. Hurricane Oscar - 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  4. Hurricane Katia - 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  5. Hurricane Gert - 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  6. Hurricane Arthur - 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  7. Hurricane Ernesto - 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  8. Hurricane Gordon - 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  9. Hurricane Kirk - 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  10. Hurricane Alex - 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  11. Hurricane Paula - 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  12. Hurricane Richard - 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  13. Hurricane Tomas - 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  14. Hurricane Ida - 2009 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  15. Hurricane Dolly - 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  16. Hurricane Dolly - 2008 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  17. Hurricane Irene - 2005 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  18. Hurricane Catarina - 2004 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  19. Hurricane Danielle - 2004 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  20. Hurricane Juan - 2003 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  21. Hurricane Gustav - 2002 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  22. Hurricane Humberto - 2001 Atlantic Hurricane Season
  23. Hurricane Michael - 2000 Atlantic Hurricane Season