What category was hurricane Charlie when it hit Orlando?

What is the strongest hurricane to hit Orlando?

The center of Hurricane Irma in 2017, for instance, passed west of Orlando as a Category 1 hurricane, but it dealt plenty of damage to the area as both the deadliest and costliest storm to ever hit the state.

What was the last Category 5 hurricane to hit Florida?

Hurricane Michael making landfall on the Florida Panhandle in October 2018. Michael became the first Category 5 hurricane to strike the state since Hurricane Andrew.

Florida major hurricanes.

Storm Andrew
Saffir–Simpson Category 5
Date of landfall August 24
Year 1992
Landfall Location Near Homestead

Has a hurricane ever hit Orlando?

Surprisingly, just a handful of times and sometimes only for a partial day: 1999 Hurricane Floyd. 2004 Hurricane Charley. 2004 Hurricane Frances.

Is Orlando hurricane safe?

Statistically, Orlando is classified as a one of the most hurricane-safe cities in Florida, and it’s very unlikely that your trip will be troubled by a storm. However, if you visit between June and November, there is a slight risk of storms.

What was the worst hurricane to ever hit Florida?

The deadliest hurricane in Florida’s recent recorded history is also its costliest. Hurricane Irma made landfall along the Florida Keys destroying homes and boats and causing widespread power outages as well as extensive tree damage to the Florida islands. In Miami-Dade County, about 1,000 homes sustained major damage.

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