Hermine formed on Friday, Sept. 23 off the coast of West Africa, becoming the eighth named storm of the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season.

What You Need To Know

  • Hermine became a tropical storm on Sept. 23

  • It weakened into a tropical depression one day after becoming a tropical storm

  • While short-lived, it still brought heavy rainfall to the Canary Islands

Hermine was a short-lived tropical storm, and it stayed in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean. It developed just off the west coast of Africa and drifted north, before strong southwesterly wind shear dissipated the storm just two days after forming. 

While Hermine was short-lived and far away from land, it still brought some heavy rainfall across the Canary Islands. 

See the rest of the storms from the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season so far.