Hurricane Otto was a strong tropical cyclone in November 2016. The storm was the southernmost hurricane on record to hit Central America. It was also the first Atlantic storm to survive the crossover into the Pacific Ocean since Hurricane Cesar-Douglas in 1996.
|Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)|
|Formed||November 21, 2016|
|Dissipated||November 26, 2016|
|Highest winds||1-minute sustained: 110 mph (175 km/h) |
|Lowest pressure||975 mbar (hPa); 28.79 inHg|
|Damage||$34 million (2016 USD)|
(Costa Rica total only)
|Areas affected||Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua|
|Part of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season and 2016 Pacific hurricane season|
Otto started late on November 21 in the southwest Caribbean Sea.
At least 23 people died because of Hurricane Otto.