List of hurricanes in Florida

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Hurricane Andrew, which was one of Florida's worst hurricanes

This is a list of hurricanes that have caused hurricane-force winds in Florida. Hurricane-force winds are over 74 mph (118 km/h). The list begins in 1851. Florida has been affected by 113 hurricanes, which is more than any other U.S. State.

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Name Saffir-Simpson
Category
Date of closest approach Year      Name Saffir-Simpson
Category
Date of closest approach Year
Unnamed 3 August 23 1851 Unnamed 3 October 25 1921
Unnamed 1 August 26 1852 Unnamed 1 September 15 1924
Unnamed 1 September 12 1852 Unnamed 1 October 21 1924
Unnamed 2 October 9 1852 Unnamed 1 December 1 1925
Unnamed 1 September 8 1854 Unnamed 2 July 27 1926
Unnamed 2 August 31 1856 Unnamed 4 September 18 1926
Unnamed 1 September 16 1859 Unnamed 2 August 8 1928
Unnamed 1 August 16 1861 Unnamed 4 September 17 1928
Unnamed 2 October 23 1865 Unnamed 3 September 28 1929
Unnamed 1 October 6 1867 Unnamed 1 July 30 1933
Unnamed 1 October 9 1870 Unnamed 3 September 4 1933
Unnamed 1 October 20 1870 Unnamed 5 September 3 1935
Unnamed 3 August 16 1871 Unnamed 2 November 4 1935
Unnamed 2 August 25 1871 Unnamed 3 July 31 1936
Unnamed 1 September 6 1871 Unnamed 1 August 11 1939
Unnamed 1 September 19 1873 Unnamed 2 October 6 1941
Unnamed 3 October 7 1873 Unnamed 3 October 19 1944
Unnamed 1 September 28 1874 Unnamed 1 June 24 1945
Unnamed 2 October 20 1876 Unnamed 3 September 15 1945
Unnamed 1 September 19 1877 Unnamed 1 October 8 1946
Unnamed 3 October 3 1877 Unnamed 4 September 17 1947
Unnamed 2 September 10 1878 Unnamed 1 October 11 1947
Unnamed 2 August 29 1880 Unnamed 3 September 21 1948
Unnamed 1 October 8 1880 Unnamed 2 October 5 1948
Unnamed 3 September 10 1882 Unnamed 3 August 26 1949
Unnamed 1 October 11 1882 Easy 3 September 5 1950
Unnamed 1 August 24 1885 King 3 October 18 1950
Unnamed 2 June 21 1886 Florence 1 September 26 1953
Unnamed 2 June 30 1886 Flossy 1 September 24 1956
Unnamed 1 July 18 1886 Donna 4 September 10 1960
Unnamed 1 July 27 1887 Cleo 2 August 27 1964
Unnamed 3 August 16 1888 Dora 2 September 10 1964
Unnamed 2 October 11 1888 Isbell 2 October 14 1964
Unnamed 1 August 24 1891 Betsy 3 September 8 1965
Unnamed 1 August 27 1893 Alma 2 June 9 1966
Unnamed 2 September 25 1894 Inez 1 October 8 1966
Unnamed 3 October 9 1894 Gladys 2 October 19 1968
Unnamed 2 July 7 1896 Agnes 1 June 19 1972
Unnamed 3 September 29 1896 Eloise 3 September 23 1975
Unnamed 1 August 3 1898 David 2 September 3 1979
Unnamed 2 October 2 1898 Elena 3 September 1 1985
Unnamed 2 August 1 1899 Kate 2 November 21 1985
Unnamed 1 August 11 1903 Floyd 1 October 12 1987
Unnamed 1 October 17 1904 Andrew 5 August 24 1992
Unnamed 1 June 16 1906 Erin 2 August 3 1995
Unnamed 2 September 27 1906 Opal 3 October 4 1995
Unnamed 3 October 18 1906 Earl 1 September 3 1998
Unnamed 3 October 11 1909 Georges 2 September 25 1998
Unnamed 2 October 18 1910 Irene 1 October 15 1999
Unnamed 1 August 11 1911 Charley 4 August 13 2004
Unnamed 1 September 14 1912 Frances 2 September 5 2004
Unnamed 1 August 1 1915 Ivan 3 September 16 2004
Unnamed 1 September 4 1915 Jeanne 3 September 26 2004
Unnamed 2 July 5 1916 Dennis 3 July 10 2005
Unnamed 2 October 18 1916 Katrina 1 August 25 2005
Unnamed 3 September 29 1917 Rita 1 September 20 2005
Unnamed 4 September 10 1919 Wilma 3 October 24 2005
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References[change | edit source]

  1. Hurricane Research Division (2008). "Chronological List of All Hurricanes which Affected the Continental United States: 1851-2007". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/hurdat/ushurrlist18512007.txt. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
  2. Hurricane Research Division (2008). "Documentation of Atlantic Tropical Cyclones Changes in HURDAT". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/hurdat/metadata_master.html. Retrieved 2008-03-21.
  3. Eric S. Blake, Edward N. Rappaport, Christopher W. Landsea (2007). "The Deadliest, Costliest, and Most Intense United States Tropical Cyclones From 1851 to 2006" (PDF). National Hurricane Center. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pdf/NWS-TPC-5.pdf. Retrieved 2008-05-05.