Tropical Cyclone Tracking

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Eastern Pacific Tropical Cyclone Actiivty

Pacific Tropical Cyclone Tracking

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Eastern North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Names:

2015
Andres
Blanca
Carlos
Dolores
Enrique
Felicia
Guillermo
Hilda
Ignacio
Jimena
Kevin
Linda
Marty
Nora
Olaf
Patricia
Rick
Sandra
Terry
Vivian
Waldo
Xina
York
Zelda
2016
Agatha
Blas
Celia
Darby
Estelle
Frank
Georgette
Howard
Isis
Javier
Kay
Lester
Madeline
Newton
Orlene
Paine
Roslyn
Seymour
Tina
Virgil
Winifred
Xavier
Yolanda
Zeke
2017
Adrian
Beatriz
Calvin
Dora
Eugene
Fernanda
Greg
Hilary
Irwin
Jova
Kenneth
Lidia
Max
Norma
Otis
Pilar
Ramon
Selma
Todd
Veronica
Wiley
Xina
York
Zelda
2018
Aletta
Bud
Carlotta
Daniel
Emilia
Fabio
Gilma
Hector
Ileana
John
Kristy
Lane
Miriam
Norman
Olivia
Paul
Rosa
Sergio
Tara
Vicente
Willa
Xavier
Yolanda
Zeke
2019
Alvin
Barbara
Cosme
Dalila
Erick
Flossie
Gil
Henriette
Ivo
Juliette
Kiko
Lorena
Manuel
Narda
Octave
Priscilla
Raymond
Sonia
Tico
Velma
Wallis
Xina
York
Zelda
2020
Amanda
Boris
Christina
Douglas
Elida
Fausto
Genevieve
Hernan
Iselle
Julio
Karina
Lowell
Marie
Norbert
Odile
Polo
Rachel
Simon
Trudy
Vance
Winnie
Xavier
Yolanda
Zeke
These lists are also re-cycled every six years (the 2015 list will be used again in 2021).

Central North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Names:

List 1
Akoni(ah-KOH-nee)
Ema(EH-mah)
Hone(HOH-neh)
Iona(ee-OH-nah)
Keli(KEH-lee)
Lala(LAH-lah)
Moke(MOH-keh)
Nolo(NOH-loh)
Olana(oh-LAH-nah)
Pena(PEH-nah)
Ulana(oo-LAH-nah)
Wale(WAH-leh)
List 2
Aka(AH-kah)
Ekeka(eh-KEH-kah)
Hene(HEH-neh)
Iolana(ee-OH-lah-nah)
Keoni(keh-ON-ee)
Lino(LEE-noh)
Mele(MEH-leh)
Nona(NOH-nah)
Oliwa(oh-LEE-vah)
Pama(PAH-mah)
Upana(oo-PAH-nah)
Wene(WEH-neh)
List 3
Alika(ah-LEE-kah)
Ele(EH-leh)
Huko(HOO-koh)
Iopa(ee-OH-pah)
Kika(KEE-kah)
Lana(LAH-nah)
Maka(MAH-kah)
Neki(NEH-kee)
Omeka(oh-MEH-kah)
Pewa(PEH-vah)
Unala(oo-NAH-lah)
Wali(WAH-lee)
List 4
Ana(AH-nah)
Ela(EH-lah)
Halola(hah-LOH-lah)
Iune(ee-OO-neh)
Kilo(KEE-lo)
Loke(LOH-keh)
Malia(mah-LEE-ah)
Niala(nee-AH-lah)
Oho(OH-hoh)
Pali(PAH-lee)
Ulika(oo-LEE-kah)
Walaka(wah-LAH-KAH)

The names are used one after the other. When the bottom of one list is reached, the next name is the top of the next list. They don't start at the top of a list each year, but begin with the name following the last named used.


Saffir-Simpson Scale:

  • Tropical Storm - winds 39-73 mph (34-63 kt)
  • Category 1 - winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt)
  • Category 2 - winds 96-110 mph (83-95 kt)
  • Category 3 - winds 111-130 mph (96-113 kt)
  • Category 4 - winds 131-155 mph (114-135 kt)
  • Category 5 - winds 156 mph and up (135+ kt)