Ahead of the 1971 Atlantic hurricane season, ten lists of hurricane names were
inaugurated, by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In 1977 it
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020. Ana Bill Claudette Danny Erika Fred Grace
Henri Ida Joaquin Kate Larry Mindy Nicholas Odette Peter Rose Sam Teresa
Reason to Name Hurricanes. Experience shows that the use of short, distinctive
names in written as well as spoken communications is quicker and less subject ...
Recent and Future Hurricane Names: In the Atlantic Ocean, tropical storms that
reach a sustained wind speed of 39 miles per hour are given a name, such as ...
And despite the ungodly wrath that hurricanes
can unleash, the earliest hurricane naming
system -- dating back hundreds of years in the West Indies -- used saints' names
, coinciding with the feast day on which the hurricane
When a storm causes particular suffering... More »
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. Andrea, Arthur, Ana, Alex ...
Any nation impacted by a severe hurricane can lobby the WMO to have the
hurricane's name retired. From 1950 - 2011, 76 hurricanes had their names
2015. 2016. 2017. 2018. 2019. 2020. Ana, Alex, Arlene, Alberto, Andrea, Arthur.
Bill, Bonnie, Bret, Beryl, Barry, Bertha. Claudette, Colin, Cindy, Chris, Chantal ...
When a tropical storm, or hurricane develops, it is assigned a name by the
National Hurricane Center This is so that these particular systems can be
Here are the hurricane names to be used in 2012-2016 in the Atlantic basin:
2012 Alberto, Beryl, Chris, Debby, Ernesto, Florence, Gordon, Helene, Isaac,