- No effects on Anna Maria Island
- No Florida landfalls
- Slightly above long-term average named storms
- 3 US landfalls, 2 in Gulf (Don, Lee, Irene)
- Hurricane Irene caused extensive damage to east coasts states from NC to NY.
|Atlantic Hurricane Season||June 2011 forecast||2011 Actual|
|Named storms (>35mph)||16||19|
|Major hurricanes (>111mph)||5||3|
|US landfall likelihood||72%||16%|
|Gulf Coast landfall||47%||10%|
Don – Tropical Storm, 59mph, July 27-29, landed near Baffin Bay, Texas as a rainy depression.
Lee – Tropical Storm, 60mph, September 1-4, landfall Pecan Island, Louisiana with 10″ rainfall.
Irene – Hurricane Category 3, 120mph, August 20-28, landfalls on Puerto Rico; Cape Lookout, North Carolina; Little Inlet, New Jersey; New York City, with substantial damaging wind and rain on the east coast states.