Hurricane Karl
Category 5 hurricane
STY Ginger 1997

Karl at it's Peak Intensity on September 17th, 2016
Formed September 10, 2016
Dissipated September 26, 2016
Accumulated Cyclone Energy 43.0
Highest winds 185 mph
(1-min sustained)
Lowest pressure 891 mb
Damages 65 billion (2016 USD)
Direct Fatalities 2,014
Indirect Fatalities 0
Missing 318
Areas affected Mexico
Part of the
2016 Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Karl was the strongest and most devastating tropical cyclone of the Season, which occurred in Late September 2016. It was the Thirteenth tropical cyclone, Twelfth named storm, Eighth Hurricane and the fourth major hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season.

Meteorological History

Hurricane Karl (2016 - Track)

Map plotting the track and intensity of the storm according to the Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale