When is hurricane season in Grand Cayman?
Hurricane season in Grand Cayman starts on the 1st June and ends on the 30th November.
You can monitor hurricane activity by visiting the the National Hurricane Center.
Can you travel to the Cayman Islands during hurricane season?
It is very safe to vacation in the Cayman Islands during hurricane season; from a statistical viewpoint, the chance that a hurricane arrives during your vacation is extremely small.
Grand Cayman hasn’t been hit by a hurricane since 2004. On the 11th September 2004, Hurricane Ivan hit Grand Cayman.
This website shows all of the hurricanes that have ever hit the Cayman Islands.
How to mitigate the risk:
It is recommended to buy travel/flight insurance so that you have the ability to cancel your vacation/flight if there is an approaching hurricane.
Although the chance of a hurricane occurring during your vacation is very small, having the ability to cancel your trip and to still be refunded is a good idea.
The Cayman Islands has the occasional hurricane, but they are very rare.
It has been over 15 years since Grand Cayman was hit by a hurricane, meaning that if you vacation here, you most likely won’t have any problems.