Although it officially extends between the months of June and November, the hurricane season in Los Cabos is most active from August to October. The good news is that Cabo San Lucas has been proudly declared the safest destination by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and is now open to international tourism. If you look up when hurricane season is in Cabo San Lucas, you'll see that it's just around the corner, but the reality is that most storms won't arrive until late summer or early fall. Hurricane Juliette — (September 26, 2000) — The port of Cabo San Lucas was closed from Wednesday, September 26 to October 2. On June 15, 1958, an unnamed storm, Hurricane Cat 1 passed just south of Cabo San Lucas, but it never made landfall.
The Eastern Pacific may start generating major hurricanes in June, but the waters south of Cabo San Lucas are still below the 26°C threshold. This eternal Mexican paradise offers an ideal vacation climate from December to May, before the weather gets too hot, but it's You may want to avoid Cabo during spring break in March and April if you prefer a quieter setting. The Mexican Navy base on Socorro Island, about 260 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas, has more direct impacts from tropical cyclones than anywhere else on Earth. The storm hit land near San Jose del Cabo late Thursday as a Category 2 hurricane with 100 mph winds, according to the U.
Because it's “rainy season, this is the best time of year to visit Cabo San Lucas if you want to avoid the crowds. If you decide to visit Cabo during hurricane season, you will most likely experience restrictions on maritime and water activities due to strong winds and waves. Heavy rains caused large flooding in low-lying areas and streams in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. Sandra dissipated well south of Cabo San Lucas, but it was also noteworthy because only a handful of storms form in the Eastern Pacific in November and only three have approached the peninsula.
Although La Paz suffered some significant damage, such as an entire log of the stadium that was ripped off and thrown onto the main street, the city was much luckier than Cabo San Lucas and Todos Santos. However, Odile had a different trajectory and made a direct impact on Cabo San Lucas as a Category 3 hurricane. The most extensive damage occurred in Cabo San Lucas, particularly along south-facing buildings and resorts, where windows broke and localized flooding occurred.