How Long do Hurricanes Last?

There are no hard and fast rules about how long hurricanes last but generally they last from a few days to a few weeks. The longest lasting hurricane on record in the Atlantic Ocean was for 28 days and this was Hurricane San Ciriaco in August 1899. However, in the Pacific Ocean, Hurricane John in 1994 was the longest tropical cyclone which lasted for 31 days. Look here for more information: