Hurricane History and Major Tropical Storms that have hit the Los Cabos Region of Baja California Sur, Mexico.
This page has links to our pages for the Tropical Storms and Hurricanes that have hit the Los Cabos region.
Tropical Storm Lidia – August 31 – September 01, 2017.
The amount of rainfall recorded in San José del Cabo by Tropical Storm Lidia was 670mm or 26.378 inches in 29 hours. 01 September 2017 – “The municipality of Los Cabos is on a red alert because of tropical storm Lidia. The three levels of government and private initiative are working hand in hand to safeguard the integrity of our tourists and families who reside in the destination, as instructed by our Mayor Arturo De la Rosa Escalante, “concluded the head of Tourism.
Hurricane Odille – September 14, 2014 No one who met Odile is ever likely to forget her. One of the strongest storms ever to hit the Baja California peninsula–and the strongest ever measured in the satellite era–Hurricane Odile made landfall in Los Cabos on the evening of September 14, 2014, with winds howling at sustained speeds of up to 200 mph. www.loscabosguide.com/plus-one-a-year-after-hurricane-odile-los-cabos-tourism-outlook-is-sunny/
Hurricane Jimena 2009 – September 1, 2009 – Category Three hurricane, moves past Los Cabos with no major damage. Areas in the central part of the peninsula sustained significant damage.
Hurricane Paul – October 25, 2006 – Wednesday morning, 2:00 am PDT the center of Tropical Storm Paul was located near latitude 21.8 N, longitude 109.9 W or about 75 miles (120 km) south of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Maximum sustained winds were near 45 mph, forecasted to weaken.
Hurricane Lane 2006 – this Tropical Storm intensified to a category three hurricane and was headed for Los Cabos before turning east and making landfall, September 16th, on mainland Mexico north of Mazatlan.
Hurricane John 2006 – has left the Los Cabos area and things, for the most part, are back to normal. We were without internet service until around 12 noon on Monday, September 3rd.
Hurricane Ignacio (August 23 to 26th, 2003) – Hurricane Ignacio, was the one that wasn’t for Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos. We were expecting huge amounts of rain and big seas. It didn’t happen – the hurricane came within 100 miles of us and then went into the Sea of Cortez, completely missing us here in Cabo San Lucas.
Hurricane Juliette – (September 26, 2001)
The port in Cabo San Lucas was closed from Wednesday September 26th until October 2nd. Hurricane Julliette was about the nastiest storm I’ve seen here in Cabo. Photo: 05 October 2001 – This is the view from the east side of Las Palmas Restaurant looking toward Melia San Lucas and Pueblo Bonito Resorts. A lot of the beach has washed away but will return with tidal actions.