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 a category 2 hurricane, view a list of past category 2 hurricanes and photos.

About Category 2 Hurricanes

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.

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