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2021 Atlantic hurricane season (MC)
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Seasonal boundaries
First system formed July 12, 2021
Last system dissipated October 27, 2021
Strongest storm
Name Ida
 • Maximum winds 120 mph (195 km/h)
(1-minute sustained)
 • Lowest pressure 962 mbar (hPa; 28.41 inHg)
Seasonal statistics
Total depressions 9
Total storms 9
Hurricanes 4
Major hurricanes
(Cat. 3+)
1
Total fatalities Unknown
Total damage Unknown
Atlantic hurricane seasons

The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season was a well below-average season, featuring 9 named tropical storms, 4hurricanes, and only 1 major hurricane. It officially began on June 1, 2021, and ended on November 30, 2021. These dates historically describe the period each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin. However, tropical cyclogenesis is possible at any time of the year. No tropical storms formed in the month of June, the first time since the 2018 season. The season ended on October 27, over a month before the official end of the season, the earliest end since 2014.

Seasonal summary

Systems

Tropical Storm Ana

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration July 12 – July 15
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Bill

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration July 30 – August 3
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  1002 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Claudette

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration August 19 – August 24
Peak intensity 85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Danny

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration August 31 – September 3
Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  991 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Elsa

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration September 12 – September 15
Peak intensity 80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  988 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Fred

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration September 28 – October 3
Peak intensity 90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min)  980 mbar (hPa)

Subtropical Storm Grace

Subtropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration October 11 – October 14
Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  988 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Henri

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration October 18 – October 20
Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1011 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Ida

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration October 17 – October 27
Peak intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  962 mbar (hPa)