Saturday, October 16, 2021

Weather & Climate in Grenada

North AmericaGrenadaWeather & Climate in Grenada

The climate is tropical: hot and humid during the rainy season and cooled by trade winds during the dry season. Grenada, which lies on the southern edge of the hurricane belt, has experienced only three hurricanes in fifty years.

Hurricane Janet passed over Grenada on 23 September 1955 with winds of 185 km/h (115 mph) and caused severe damage. The most recent storms were Hurricane Ivan on 7 September 2004, which caused severe damage and thirty-nine deaths, and Hurricane Emily on 14 July 2005, which caused severe damage in Carriacou and northern Grenada, which had been relatively unaffected by Hurricane Ivan.