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Chance of Hurricane Affecting Florida during Visit by Arrival Date

By Dave Shute

Weather    Temps    Rain    Hurricanes    Tornadoes    Winter Highs     Winter Pool Days


The thumbnail (click to open) illuminates the chance of a cyclonic storm affecting any part of Florida during any part of a 9 day visit to Walt Disney World.

It’s by arrival date, and is based on 30 years of data.

It helps illuminate the Disney World (and Florida) hurricane season more specifically than general statements like “The hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.”

The takeaway is that a 9 day Walt Disney World vacation has the biggest chance of being affected for arrival dates in late August through early October.

Ninety percent of activity is from August through October; 50% between August 20th and October 10th; and the peak of the storm season is September 10th.

It is unusual for a Disney vacation to be ruined by a cyclonic storm–but it happens.


All this site’s weather pages except for the material on cyclonic storms and on tornadoes are based on 20 years of data from the National Weather Service ending in December 2006. The cyclonic storm material is based on 30 years of data from Wikipedia. The tornado material is from NOAA/NCDC and goes from 1950 through October 2009.


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1 sherio { 04.18.12 at 9:21 am }

hey there,
i am planing to go for a honeymoon to the bahams round mid septemer is that risky weather?

2 Dave { 04.18.12 at 3:39 pm }

Hi Sheio, I don’t track the Bahamas, but the peak of the hurricane season is the same time there, so yes, you face a higher risk in mid-Sept.

3 sherio { 04.22.12 at 12:12 pm }

Thanks Dave

4 Ali { 06.04.12 at 4:13 pm }

Im planing to visit miami and orlando with my family on 19 aug, i will stay 6 nights in miami and i will travel by road to orlando on 24 Aug than i will return back to Miami on 1 Sep. I need your advise as its first time for me to visit miami, im really scared from the weather so please i need your advise especially i will travel by road from miami to oorlando and i have 2 kids 🙁

I need your advise, ive already booked my tickets and hotels

5 Dave { 06.04.12 at 4:35 pm }

Hi Ali, I’m sorry, but I haven’t done that drive in decades so I’m not the guy to answer you. Suggest you try either Yahoo Answers or

6 Ian { 06.26.12 at 5:31 am }

Hi Dave, my wife and 2 daughters (3 and 4 yrs old) have a 3 week roadtrip planned from Oct 7th from Miami, down to the Keys, up the gulf coast to Palm Island where we are staying in a beach house, and then on to Orlando. Tropical Storm Debby has got me thinking, have we chosen the right time to go? Not that I can do anything about it now as it is all booked!
Thanks, Ian.

7 Dave { 06.26.12 at 6:43 am }

Ian, you play the odds here. Typically the peak of the hurricane season is over by early October…and what’s happening with Debby has no predictive power for what may happen then…

8 Ian { 06.26.12 at 6:58 am }

Thanks Dave. What are the odds? Whatever they are I’ll have to take them anyway! Fingers crossed then… 😉

9 Dave { 06.26.12 at 11:20 am }

Ian see the chart at the top of this page for the odds. Note that it’s for “any part of Florida, any day of a nine day trip by arrival date.”

10 dina { 07.14.12 at 6:17 pm }

Planning to visit family living in Celebration early Sept. How is hurricane season at that time. They say it would be fine.

11 Dave { 07.15.12 at 9:05 am }

Dina, they are mostly right. You will be there during the peak of the hurricane season, but the odds of one remain low, and in Orlando, the impact of one, if it occurs and is near there, is more like a bad thunderstorm…

12 Pierre Smit { 07.20.12 at 10:41 am }

Hi, planning to go between the 22/09/2012 to 6/10/2012. We are coming from South Africa and would like to know how are things during this time.

13 Sharon { 07.24.12 at 2:26 pm }

Hi Dave, I’m planning my 4th trip to Disney on October 14th. I assume the crowds will be light and the chance of hurricanes low. The last time I went was in ’07 the week after Thanksgiving and it was awesome! Weather great, crowds minimal. Can I expect a repeat of this in October? It is just 2 adults visiting. Thanks!

14 Dave { 07.24.12 at 6:09 pm }

Sharon, that’s a great week–I rank it 4th best of the year…see this:

15 Tom { 07.26.12 at 9:53 am }

I would like to visit Orlando in October (not this year, hopefully next one) and I was wondering about the possibilities of a Hurricane.
I remember asking several people while my last stay (past February) and many of them concurred that severe hurricanes are really strange in Orlando. One park crew member told me that he had been working for 10 years there and he only remembered once the park being closed due to extreme weather conditions, and just for a single day.
Hope this helps those who are planning a trip on those months!

16 Megan { 08.07.12 at 3:04 am }

I’m thinking about heading to Florida August 27th-30th, with only going to Disney World the 29th to see Harry Potter World. I’m concerned about hurricanes and have been googling but I’m not finding much. Should I be worried?

17 Dave { 08.07.12 at 7:22 am }

Hi Megan…first Harry Potter is not at Disney World–it’s at Universal Orlando. See this: On hurricanes, the chance they will affect things is very low, and if they do, it will have more the feel of strong thunderstorms…

18 Meigan Brown { 08.07.12 at 10:57 am }

We are going to Disney 9-1-12 to 9-8-12. Any ideas if this will be a good week or not in regards to crowds and weather?

19 Dave { 08.07.12 at 1:11 pm }
20 Madison { 08.24.12 at 6:56 pm }

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21 Madison { 08.24.12 at 6:57 pm }

Everyone be brave!

22 Melody { 08.29.12 at 12:53 pm }

We are going to WDW Sept 15-21 2012, and we are bringing our 2 kids and my brother in law from Scotland. I am getting increasingly concerned over weather and more specifically hurricanes. Should we expect closures in stormy weather? We do have the insurance from Disney on the trip, does that cover partial closures due to weather? What do you recommend we do when it’s stormy out?

23 Dave { 08.29.12 at 5:30 pm }

Melody, while there’s no guarantees, hurricanes are rare, and one that have any affect on WDW even rarer–like a day or two of problems every 5 to ten years.

I don’t know what Disney insurance covers–sadly you need to read the fine print–but my guess is that it won’t cover a day of closed parks.

Also see the bottom part of this page for Disney’s general hurricane policy:

24 Tanya { 10.30.12 at 12:57 am }

Hello, I’m looking forward to planning my first trip to WDW and would like to know when is the best time to go. My son request we go in early to mid Novemeber. I was thinking about March or June, what do you think would be the best….price, crowd and weather wise.


25 Dave { 10.30.12 at 7:52 am }
26 Julie { 11.07.12 at 1:22 pm }

I will be visiting orlando/daytona may 8th-15th . What can I expect as far as crowds, rain, and temps? And Will ticket prices be lower at that time?

Thank you

27 Dave { 11.07.12 at 1:27 pm }
28 dallas lamb { 01.28.13 at 6:00 pm }

I see the crowds are high memorial weekend and I am planning to be there May 27 through May 30 .Are the crowd bad the entire week or more th3 weekend and the holiday?


29 Dave { 01.29.13 at 6:34 am }

Hi Dallas, they are bad all week.

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30 Vernon Wright { 01.30.13 at 8:12 pm }

Wow. I wished I found this site before. Just booked WDW 3/14/13 to 3/20/13. Thought I wont be so crowded because we are taking the kids out of school before spring before sprint breaks start. But by looking at it ..did I make the right choice for my first visit, 11yr old, 5yr old, wife and I???

31 Dave { 01.31.13 at 7:23 am }

Vernon, yes I do expect that to be a quite crowded week. For better choices, see this:

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32 Kelly { 02.28.13 at 10:02 am }

I appreciate your hurricane data but have a question. Can you be specific about what you mean by the word “affecting”? Do you mean rain, if so how heavy? Do you mean hurricane force winds? And by saying “any part of Florida” do you happen to have data on Orlando separately?

We are considering a 5-6 day trip (not 9 days) between Sept 14-19 and I’m a “numbers” person so am hoping to nail down the true historical % of hurricane weather at WDW for those dates not just all of Florida.


33 Dave { 02.28.13 at 11:53 am }

Kelly, it’s as defined here: This is a VERY broad definition, but I chose it because hurricanes of course can be so large–easily 500-1000 miles in diameter–that a vacation, and/or its associated travel, could be affected–but also because there is no more focused data set!

The narrowest definition would be how many times in its 41+ years history has Disney closed parks because of hurricanes. Here too I haven’t found a source I consider completely comprehensive and reliable, but it seems like that has happened around 6 times, and not so far this decade.

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34 Kelly { 03.01.13 at 4:53 pm }

Thanks, Dave, for the clarification. I think we’ll buy trip insurance just in case.

On a completely unrelated note, I just stumbled upon the Waldorf and am seriously considering it but can’t seem to find any good info or reviews on how well its shuttle system works or how inconvenient it really is. Again, for a September trip (a slow time I think?), do you know how long it might take to get from the WA to MK, Epcot, and Animal Kingdom (to the gate)? What do people say about its efficiency and especially how easy it is to get back to the hotel for a midday break and/or back at night. We were planning to stay at Polynesian until I found WA and want to figure out the trade-off. Probably will not rent a car but will just pay taxi on our Universal Islands of Adv day. Any info, advice? Thoughts? Thanks again!

35 Dave { 03.02.13 at 9:35 am }

Hi Kelley, I only track the on-site hotels, so can’t help with the Waldorf. Suggest you post a question on

36 Todd Godbey { 03.17.13 at 11:58 am }

We are taking our kids down either the last two weeks of October for 2013. We are either doing Wed-Sun or Thurs through Monday. What is typically the best day to go with less crowds? I would think Fridays. Also, with this being towards the end of hurricane season what sort of patterns do you see for this time of year? Thoughts?

37 Dave { 03.18.13 at 7:27 am }

Hi Todd!

Just to be clear, avoid the week of October 12th–not sure if you are counting that in “last two weeks.”

Sat, Sun and Mon are typically the busiest days, and Fri and Sat nights the most expensive hotel nights, so pick the approach that avoids as many of those as you can.

And so long as no hurricane shows–unlikely to start with, and even more unlikely since you are out of your peak–your weather should be great. See this for more:

Hope this helps! And if so…

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38 Trey { 05.14.13 at 2:11 pm }

My wife and I are looking to head to WDW in Sept or Oct this year. After looking on your calendar, I was planning on a late October trip, but now, the free dining offer (which you say might not be available in October is available. My question is, being that aarly September is ‘peak’ hurricane season, is it likely to hamper our trip? We have both been to WDW before and I was on the college program in 2003. (Neither have been back since). Any thoughts on a September tris year would be great!

39 Dave { 05.15.13 at 6:50 am }

Hey Trey! The odds of being disrupted by a hurricane are low. So if you will be able to come back again another time if you are disrupted, then September is fine. If this will be your only trip ever, I’d avoid these peak hurricane season dates…

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40 Andrew { 05.28.13 at 4:28 pm }

Is hurricanes in sept 2013

41 Jennifer { 06.04.13 at 1:18 pm }

My husband and I are looking for low hurricane, low crowds and low rates for our soon to be 7 and 9 years olds. Could you please recommend which month or weeks throughout 2013 would make the best first family trip? Please take into consideration the heat and humidity as we are not use to hot weather. Thank you!

42 Dave { 06.05.13 at 6:42 am }

Jennifer, the week picker was made for you! See this:

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43 Sushma { 06.18.13 at 2:10 am }

we are planning to visit disney in October 2013 from 9th October to 13th October…we are planning to stay at art of animation resort in disney…hope there will be no hurricane to upset our trip

44 Dave { 06.18.13 at 7:09 am }

Hi Sushma, me too! Have a great trip…

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45 Kim Gunter { 07.07.13 at 9:47 am }

Hi there! We have booked our very first trip to Disney for 8/31-9/5. I am getting nervous now because of possible bad weather/hurricanes. Should I be worried?

46 Dave { 07.08.13 at 7:13 am }

Well, Kim, on the one hand that’s why I rank these weeks low. On the other hand, the chances of an actual effect are quite small…

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47 Krista { 07.25.13 at 10:19 am }

My family and I are visiting Walt Disney World in Orlando for the very first time 9/25 – 10/1 this year. What can we expect for weather? I am terrified that a hurricane might keep us from the most magical experience that we have been waiting for our entire lives!!

48 Dave { 07.26.13 at 7:38 am }

Hi Krista, while that’s in the hurricane peak season, just on the odds you should be fine. It’s been almost a decade since a hurricane had any material affect at Disney World.

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49 Russ { 07.27.13 at 12:10 am }

Schöner post:)

50 Dave { 07.27.13 at 6:33 am }


51 ¿Cuándo ir a Walt Disney World? Calendario Sugerido 2014 | { 08.14.13 at 2:09 pm }

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52 DataViz: 2014 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar | Michael Sandberg's Data Visualization Blog { 11.17.13 at 1:41 pm }

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53 Ashley Courtney { 12.23.13 at 11:31 am }

Hi, My Husband And I Are Planning A famIly Vacation Sometime In 2015, But We Are Concerened About Crowds And Weather. We Are Trying To Figure Out The Best Tine In August To Go. Qe Dont Want It To Be Hot As We Have Young Kids But We Dont Want It To Be Raining Either. Any suggestions

54 Dave { 12.24.13 at 9:52 am }

Hi Ashley, sorry, but there’s no time in August that doesn’t promise to be quite hot and with the risk of afternoon rain. Crowds are a mess in earlier August, but fine late in the month. However, late August is also the beginning of the peak of the hurricane season–see

For much better times to visit, see this:

55 Disney DataViz: 2015 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar | Michael Sandberg's Data Visualization Blog { 04.05.14 at 3:22 pm }

[…] mean a better week. The lowest weeks are low for a reason–typically because they are in the hurricane or the ride closure […]

56 Rozan { 05.27.14 at 2:57 pm }

Hi Dave,
Planning to be at Walt Disney with my family from June 5 through June 14. I know it’s going to be crowded and probably very hot. What do you suggest as far as which days are best to go to which park. We are planning to go to Universal Orlando as well, so I wanted to know what days of the week are better for Walt Disney parks because I know they are more crowded than Universal. Also, I haven’t purchased our tickets to the theme park yet, any suggestion about where we can get a 4 or 5 day park tickets for less? We are a family of 4. Thank you.

57 Dave { 05.28.14 at 8:31 am }

Hi Rozan, first on tickets check out Undercover Tourist (link here: )

Tell me how old the kids are, and I’ll then advise you on parks!

58 Nena { 07.09.14 at 12:31 pm }

Hi Dave,

My family and I are planning to visit WDW for the very first time 11/08/- 11/15/2014. What can we expect for weather and crowds? Thank you!

59 Dave { 07.09.14 at 12:41 pm }
60 Jeanie { 08.19.14 at 7:44 pm }

Hi we are planning our 1st trip to WDW in Nov 2015. Would like to stay at AoA-Cars and hoping for free dinning. There will be 3 adults and 2 kids (girl-8, boy-almost 7). Can you give me any good tips? Also looking for your 2015 book. Thanks.

61 Dave { 08.20.14 at 6:51 am }

Hi Jeanie! I dunno if there will be free dining then or not. In this year’s deal, only about a third of November was in–see this:

62 Jacqueline { 09.10.14 at 10:13 pm }

We are travelling to WDW 09/16-09/24. I’m worried about the rain and thunderstorms that they are calling for. Will it be enough to ruin our holiday? Or are they mid day bursts of rain that only last for a few minutes?

63 Dave { 09.11.14 at 7:29 am }

Jacqueline, daily rain is common at WDW starting in late May, and most people do just fine with it!

64 Michele { 02.22.15 at 7:53 pm }

Trying to determine if our 2nd trip to WCW should include a cruise. We are thinking week after Thanksgiving, and maybe the 4 day Bahamas trip. What are your thoughts on this as we still have so much of WCW we did not see the first time. 9 of us, 6 adults kids 10 ,10 and 11.

65 Dave { 02.23.15 at 7:22 am }

Michele, sorry, I only have time to focus on the parks, so don’t have anything to offer on a cruise…

66 ricky { 05.14.15 at 9:53 am }

hi dave i am from south america and i am planning to visit miami and orlando on june th 15 till june th 20 off 2015 .Can you please tell me how the weather will be and if it will be crowded at universal studio.Also will there still be bargains to make for schopping.I dont want my first visit to usa be spoiled by the weather and big crowds

67 Dave { 05.16.15 at 11:07 am }

Ricky, summer weather is hot and humid, and because most US kids are out of school, crowds are high.

68 Aisha { 06.27.15 at 4:33 pm }

Hey Dave,we are planning a trip on August 2, coming back on August 9 taking our two older kids. What will be the weather conditions, is it bad and if so should we take the risk? Also is it going to be super hot and crowded? What should we bring and wear, if so? According to this date, do you recommend we go to WDW sometime else with the kids? Thanks, Aisha

69 Karen { 07.30.15 at 5:28 pm }

Hi Dave planning on visiting the sunshine state again only with our 2 kids next either next Easter around mid April or August towards the end . I noticed the end if August beginning of September why is this time so quiet , it’s peak here in the UK ?? Which one would you go with? Thanks

70 Dave { 07.31.15 at 7:26 am }

Karen, it’s because of the back to school dates for US kids. See this for more. Mid-April in 2016 is a better choice than August–the weather then is much more humane! See also this.

71 Sharee { 08.27.15 at 5:39 pm }

We are going to Disney, Orlando and are arriving on August 30 2015, we have been watching the weather regarding hurricane Erika, would you recommend rescheduling our trip?

72 Dave { 08.27.15 at 6:47 pm }

Sharee, do you have travel insurance? Is this your only ever trip? Are you staying at WDW–and if so have you seen their hurricane policy?

73 Grace { 08.28.15 at 9:44 am }

We are going on our first vacation staying at Universal’s Cabana Bay Resort arriving August 29 and staying until Sept 7 but I’m concerned about Hurricane Erika, I don’t think we have travel insurance but I’m worried that it won’t be safe… do you know how that will affect Orlando and if it would make a significant impact on our trip?

74 Sharee { 08.28.15 at 11:44 am }

Dave, we are not staying at WDW resort and do not have travel ins.

75 Dave { 08.30.15 at 8:35 am }

Grace, right now it’s looking like just rain. Rain is not a bad thing–it cuts down on the crowds.

76 Dave { 08.30.15 at 8:35 am }

Sharee, looks like it’ll be just rain.

77 David { 09.09.15 at 11:59 am }

I’m looking at going 23th Spetember to- 6th October. I was wondering if this is a bad time to go? It looks good to me though but it’s Hurricane season.. Will this affect the holiday and should I book it? I will be staying at the Hyatt Grand Cypress FYI

78 Dave { 09.10.15 at 7:49 am }

David, it’s the peak of the hurricane season. That said, a hurricane hasn’t materially affected Disney World for a decade.

79 Beth { 04.29.16 at 1:16 pm }

Hi Dave,
Planning our family trip for 10/19/17 – 10/29/17 for 14 plp. This will probably be our only trip to Florida as we live in So Cal and have many similar attractions. We have chosen a slower time and will be visiting the parks Mon-Fri and other local attractions on either end of trip.
My question is I’m leaning towards renting a large house withing 10 -15 minutes of the parks. I understand you lose some benefits (magic morning/on site transportation etc) but the cost difference, even with paying for parking etc. to what we can have in a house in tempting. Any experience & thoughts in this area. If we stayed on property we would probably need to stay off property for 5 days and on for 5 days, seems more of a hassle then necessary. Group 8 adults/ 6 kids (5-15). Thanks for any insight/advice.

80 Dave { 04.30.16 at 10:51 am }

Beth, the principal loss will be booking FastPass+ at 30 days, rather than 60. This means you may be shut out of short waits on a few rides. But I get that with a group that size the savings of staying off-site are amazing…

81 Garden Communities Florida { 07.18.16 at 3:50 pm }

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82 Kristie { 07.27.16 at 12:57 pm }

Hi Dave, I’m planning to go to Orlando and Bahamas from 11/7/16-11/16/16. Is it still hurricane season? And, will there be short thunderstorms daily? I can change dates anytime for now, before I book the flight. Thanks 🙂

83 Dave { 07.28.16 at 8:12 am }

Kristie, the official hurricane seasons lasts through 11/30, but the peak ends in early October. Afternoon thunderstorms can happen any day, but are much more common in the summer.

84 Catina { 08.03.16 at 10:41 am }

Hi Dave,
My son is headed to college Florida. My husband and I will be taking him to get settled into his dorm and plan on stopping at WDW while we are there. Our travel dates are 8/17 through 8/23. Can you tell me how the weather might be for 2016?

85 Dave { 08.03.16 at 12:03 pm }

Catina, it’s too early for a specific forecast for then, Expect hot, humid, and afternoon thunderstorms.

86 Tracy Hardy { 08.11.16 at 7:24 pm }

We will be coming on 8-16-2016 through 8-21-16, other than rain will the hurricane effect Orlando.

87 Dave { 08.12.16 at 11:57 am }

Tracy, there’s nothing in the forecast right now.

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89 Tom { 08.31.16 at 4:42 pm }

Booked a vacation to Disney and universal the last week of September. We also planned to visit cocoa Beach. Are the beaches closed during that time?

90 Dave { 09.02.16 at 8:21 am }

Tom, I’m sorry that I don’t track the beaches, but I believe they are open year-round

91 Ian { 02.22.17 at 11:35 am }

My wife and I are going to wdw nov 18 – Dec 2. What should crowds be like and what should the weather be like please?

92 Dave { 02.23.17 at 6:43 am }

Ian, see this–about 2016 but the patterns will be similar.

93 Lori { 03.01.17 at 11:54 am }

Hey Dave. Love your site. We are planning our second trip to WDW, our 1st visit was the week of Halloween in 2015 and it was great! Our original plans for our 2nd trip was set for April 22-30, but due to unavoidable circumstances we are having to reschedule our trip. My next avalible time to go would be Sept 2 – 10. Is this a time you would recommend for a second visit, or will I regret this time because of weather? Our only other option would be December 10th, I hate to wait that long though. Thanks for your help.

94 Dave { 03.04.17 at 9:58 am }

Lori, I would pick December, but you will face lower crowds and prices in Sept.

95 jane { 07.10.17 at 9:01 pm }

Hi, we are coming to Florida on July 25, 2017, until 8/1. Is there any forecast of hurricane that date?

96 Dave { 07.11.17 at 7:30 am }

Jane, hurricane forecasts usually come out 3 or 4 days ahead of time. Take a lok at e.g. this then.

97 Tamara Hurtado { 07.16.17 at 11:43 am }

I have booked for September 16th through 23rd on Estero Island. What can i anticipate weather – wise?

98 Dave { 07.19.17 at 10:59 am }

Sorry, Tamara, I follow only Orlando weather.

99 Chasity Perry { 09.04.17 at 8:46 am }

Hello we book our vacation to Orlando Sept 11 to Sept 18 2017 for our anniversary what is our chances of our vacation getting ruined ..

100 Dave { 09.04.17 at 11:23 am }

Chasity, it’s too early to say, but if Irma does hit Orlando, the most likely worst outcome would be 1. a lot of rain, and 2. perhaps the parks closing for one day.

101 Andrea { 09.06.17 at 6:09 pm }

First WDW trip planned for the week of October 23 I know that it is hurricane season but what is the likelihood of the trip being ruined

102 Paloma { 09.07.17 at 9:38 am }

Same dates here! But the 25th of October. Hoping for the best ???

103 Dave { 09.08.17 at 9:27 am }

Andrea, highly unlikely. While the season continues through November, the peak ends by Columbus Day.

104 Karla Pimentel { 09.11.17 at 2:10 am }

Hi Dave! We have a WDW vacation booked for Sept 16 to Sept 23. It is very sad what hurricane Irma has been doing over the past few days, aNd I am affraid that our vacation would be ruined it for this hurricane. Based on your experience, what are the chances of our trip being ruined? Thank you, Dave!

105 Dave { 09.11.17 at 9:03 am }

Karla, you’ll be fine–I don’t think you’ll be able to tell Irma was even around…

106 Jennifer { 09.17.17 at 9:10 pm }


I was reading your above comments on hurricane season. I know it goes till the end of November. We arrive on the 27th of November this year. Should we still be ok?


107 Dave { 09.18.17 at 8:50 am }

Jennifer, it would be highly unusual for there to be a WDW impact after mid-October. Later storms, when they occur, tend to effect more the mid-atlantic and northeast states.

108 Jennifer { 09.18.17 at 8:38 pm }

Thank you so much for that piece of mind.

It just so happens I live on Long Island and don’t really recall there ever being a storm that late in the season up here.

109 Dave { 09.19.17 at 10:23 am }

Jennifer, they are very rare after early October. Sandy would be the example.

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