When was the strongest hurricane in the US?
Here are the strongest hurricanes to hit the U.S. mainland based on windspeed at landfall:
- Labor Day Hurricane of 1935: 185-mph in Florida.
- Hurricane Camille (1969): 175-mph in Mississippi.
- Hurricane Andrew (1992): 165-mph in Florida.
- Hurricane Michael (2018): 155-mph in Florida.
Has there been a storm Jack?
Over the Pacific was a Tropical Wave monitored by NHC. The wave became a TD numbered Twelve. Twelve intensified to a TS by August 23 and a Hurricane on August 24.
|Category 5 major hurricane (SSHS)|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 165 mph (270 km/h)|
|Lowest pressure||931 mbar (hPa); 27.49 inHg|
What’s the worst storm in history?
Has there ever been a Category 6 hurricane?
But some Atlantic hurricanes are arguably strong enough to merit a Category 6 designation thanks to climate change. … But some Atlantic hurricanes, such as Dorian in 2019, have had sustained winds in the 185 miles-per-hour range. That’s arguably strong enough to merit a Category 6 designation.