Tropical cyclones in 2007

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Tropical cyclones in 2007
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Year summary map
Year boundaries
First system TD
FormedJanuary 5, 2007
Last system Helen
DissipatedJanuary 6, 2008
Strongest system
Name George [nb 1]
Lowest pressure902 mbar/hPa; 26.64 inHg
Longest lasting system
Name Dora
Duration13 days
Year statistics
Total systems130
Named systems79
Total fatalities17,551 total
Total damage$21.44 billion (2007 USD)
Other years
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Typhoons Mitag and Hagibis flanking the Philippines on 25 November, 07:00 UTC. Mitag and Hagibis 25 nov 2007 0245Z.jpg
Typhoons Mitag and Hagibis flanking the Philippines on 25 November, 07:00 UTC.

During 2007, tropical cyclones formed within seven different tropical cyclone basins, located within various parts of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. During the year, a total of 129 systems formed with 79 of these developing further and were named by the responsible warning centre. The strongest tropical cyclone of the year was Cyclone George, which was estimated to have a minimum barometric pressure of 902  hPa (26.64  inHg ).

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The most active basin in the year was the Western Pacific, which documented 24 named systems. The North Atlantic had an above-average season with 15 named storms. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season experienced a below-average number of tropical storm intensity systems, numbering 11. Activity across the Southern Hemisphere's three basins – South-West Indian, Australian, and South Pacific – was fairly significant, with the regions recording 25 named storms altogether, with the most intense Southern Hemisphere cyclone of the year, Five Category 5 tropical cyclones were formed in 2007.

The deadliest tropical cyclone of the year was Cyclone Sidr in the North Indian Ocean which killed 15,000 people in Bangladesh and the costliest tropical cyclone of the year was Cyclone Gonu in the North Indian Ocean, which caused more than $4.41 billion in damage after striking Oman, United Arab Emirates, Iran and Pakistan.

Global atmospheric and hydrological conditions

The ENSO during this year is mostly neutral, unlike the previous season.

Summary

Cyclone Helen (2008)Tropical Storm Olga (2007)Severe Tropical Cyclone DamanTyphoon Mitag (2007)Cyclone GubaCyclone SidrHurricane Noel (2007)Tropical Storm Faxai (2007)Tropical Storm Kiko (2007)Hurricane Lorenzo (2007)Tropical Depression Ten (2007)Typhoon Wipha (2007)Hurricane Humberto (2007)Typhoon Nari (2007)Tropical Storm Gabrielle (2007)Hurricane Felix (2007)Hurricane Henriette (2007)Typhoon Fitow (2007)Tropical Storm Erin (2007)Hurricane Dean (2007)Typhoon SepatHurricane Flossie (2007)Typhoon Pabuk (2007)Tropical Storm Chantal (2007)Tropical Storm Dalila (2007)Hurricane Cosme (2007)Tropical Storm Toraji (2007)Cyclone YemyinCyclone GonuTropical Storm Barry (2007)Tropical Storm Barbara (2007)Cyclone AkashSubtropical Storm Andrea (2007)Cyclone CliffTyphoon Kong-rey (2007)Cyclone IndlalaCyclone GeorgeCyclone GamedeCyclone FavioCyclone Arthur (2007)tropical cyclone basinsTropical cyclones in 2007

North Atlantic Ocean

The activity was a slightly above-average Atlantic hurricane season, featuring many weak and short-lived storms. Despite the high activity of weak storms during 2007, it was the first season to feature more than one Category 5 landfalling hurricane, a feat that would not be matched until ten years later. It produced 17  tropical cyclones, 15 tropical storms, six hurricanes, and two major hurricanes. The first system, Subtropical Storm Andrea, developed on May 9, while the last storm, Tropical Storm Olga, dissipated on December 13. The most intense hurricane, Dean, is tied for the eighth-most-intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded as well as the third most intense Atlantic hurricane at landfall. The season was one of only seven on record for the Atlantic with more than one Category 5 hurricane. It was the second on record in which an Atlantic hurricane, Felix, and an eastern Pacific hurricane, Henriette, made landfall on the same day. September had a record-tying eight storms, although the strengths and durations of most of the storms were low. Aside from hurricanes Dean and Felix, none of the storms in the season exceeded Category 1 intensity.

Several storms made landfall or directly affected land. Hurricanes Dean and Felix made landfall at Category 5 intensity, causing severe damage in parts of Mexico and Central America, respectively. Both storm names, as well as Noel, the name of a hurricane that affected the Caribbean, were retired from the naming list of Atlantic hurricanes. The United States was affected by five cyclones, although the storms were generally weak; three tropical depressions and only two tropical storms, Barry and Gabrielle, and one hurricane, Humberto, made landfall in the country. Elsewhere, three storms directly affected Canada, although none severely. The combined storms killed at least 478 people and caused about $3.42 billion (2007 USD, $4.27 billion2022 USD) in damage. [nb 2]

Eastern Pacific Ocean

The activity was a below-average Pacific hurricane season, featuring one major hurricane. The first tropical cyclone of the season, Alvin, developed on May 27, while the final system of the year, Kiko, dissipated on October 23. Due to unusually strong wind shear, activity fell short of the long-term average, with a total of 11 named storms, 4 hurricanes, and 1 major hurricane. At the time, 2007 featured the second-lowest value of the Accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) index since reliable records began in 1971. Two tropical cyclones – Cosme and Flossie – crossed into the central Pacific basin during the year, activity below the average of 4 to 5 systems. Impact during the season was relatively minimal. In early June, Tropical Storm Barbara moved ashore just northwest of the Mexico–Guatemala border, causing $55 million (2007 USD) [nb 3] in damage and 4 deaths. In late July, Cosme passed south of the island of Hawaii as a weakening tropical depression; light rain and increased surf resulted. A few days later, Dalila passed offshore the coastline of southwestern Mexico, killing 11 and causing minimal damage. Hurricane Flossie followed a similar track to Cosme in mid-August, producing gusty winds and light precipitation in Hawaii. Hurricane Henriette in early September produced torrential rainfall in southwestern Mexico, killing 6 and causing $25 million in damage. Baja California received moderate rains from Hurricane Ivo in mid-September, though no damage nor fatalities were reported. In mid-October, Tropical Storm Kiko passed just offshore the coastline of southwestern Mexico. Though no deaths were reported on the Mexico mainland, the storm capsized a ship with 30 people on board, 15 of whom were recovered dead, and 9 of whom were reported missing. Overall, the season ended with $80 million in damage and 49 deaths.

North Indian Ocean

The activity was an active year for this basin; it was the most destructive season in known history at this time, only for the 2008 season to surpass it the next year. 2007 was also the first season to have multiple Category 5 cyclones (by the Saffir–Simpson scale), and the two Category 5's, Sidr and Gonu, were also the first named Category 5 cyclones to form in their respective seas; Gonu in the Arabian Sea, and Sidr in the Bay of Bengal. Other notable storms of the season include Akash and Yemyin, both of which caused substantial damage and deaths. At least 4,545 deaths were reported, and damage was about 6.4 billion dollars.

Systems

January

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Cyclone Dora
Tropical cyclones formed in January 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
TD January 5Unspecified1006NoneNoneNone
06 January 5–845 (30)999NoneNoneNone
06F January 9–1755 (35)1000NoneNoneNone
Zita January 18–25100 (65)975 French Polynesia NoneNone
Arthur January 21–27100 (65)975 Samoan Islands, Cook Islands, French Polynesia NoneNone
Dora January 26 – February 8195 (120)925 Rodrigues NoneNone

February

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Cyclone Favio
Tropical cyclones formed in February 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
09F February 1 – 5Unspecified997 Fiji NoneNone
Nelson February 5 – 795 (60)985Southern Gulf of Carpentaria MinimalNone
TL February 5 – 885 (50)995NoneNoneNone
Enok February 6 – 13110 (70)978NoneNoneNone
Favio February 11 – 23195 (120)925 Mozambique, Madagascar $71 million10 [1]
Gamede February 20 – March 2165 (105)935 Mascarene Islands $120 million4 [2] [3] [4]
Humba February 20 – 26140 (85)960NoneNoneNone

March

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Cyclone George
Tropical cyclones formed in March 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
Odette March 2–575 (45)990NoneNoneNone
George March 3–10205 (125)902 Northern Territory, Western Australia $15.7 million5
Jacob March 3–12130 (80)958Western AustraliaNoneNone
TD March 6–7Unspecified1002NoneNoneNone
Indlala March 9–18175 (110)935 St. Brandon, Agaléga, Madagascar $240 million150
13 March 13–1745 (30)1002NoneNoneNone
12F March 21–2555 (35)998NoneNoneNone
Kara March 23–30155 (100)948NoneNoneNone
Becky March 25–29110 (70)975 Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia NoneNone
Jaya March 26 – April 8185 (115)935 Madagascar Minimal1
Kong-rey March 30 – April 6150 (90)960 Mariana Islands $10 thousandNone

April

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Cyclone Cliff

Two tropical cyclones were formed and one was named in the month of April, becoming the least active in modern history. Cyclone Cliff caused widespread damage in Fiji and Tonga killing four people.

Tropical cyclones formed in April 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
Cliff April 1 – 6100 (65)980 Fiji, Tonga $4.0 million4
15 April 9 – 1295 (60)994NoneNoneNone

May

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Typhoon Yutu
Tropical cyclones formed in May 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
BOB 01 May 1 – 545 (30)998 Thailand, Myanmar $500,000None
Andrea May 9 – 1195 (60)1001 Virginia, Southeastern U.S., Bahamas Minimal6
Akash May 12 – 1585 (50)982 Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, Burma $982 million14
Pierre May 15 – 2175 (45)990 Papua New Guinea MinimalNone
Yutu (Amang) May 17 – 23175 (110)935NoneNoneNone
Alvin May 27 – 3165 (40)1003NoneNoneNone
Barbara May 29 – June 285 (50)1000Southwestern Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador $55 million4

June

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Cyclone Gonu
Tropical cyclones formed in June 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
Barry June 1–295 (60)997 El Salvador, Cuba, Florida, East Coast of the United States $118 thousand3
Gonu June 1–7240 (150)920 Oman, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Pakistan$4.4 billion78
Three-E June 11–1255 (35)1004NoneNoneNone
Yemyin June 21–2665 (40)986India, Pakistan, Afghanistan $2.1 billion983
BOB 04 June 28–3055 (35)989IndiaUnknown57
TD June 29Unspecified1006 Caroline Islands NoneNone

July

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Typhoon Man-yi
Tropical cyclones formed in July 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
TD July 2Unspecified1006 Caroline Islands NoneNone
Toraji July 4–565 (40)994China, Vietnam $9.7 millionNone
BOB 05 July 4–955 (35)988 Bangladesh Unknown16
Four-E July 9–1155 (35)1006NoneNoneNone
Man-yi (Bebeng) July 9–16175 (110)935Japan, Aleutian Islands $105 thousand16
Five-E July 14–1555 (35)1006NoneNoneNone
Cosme July 14–22120 (75)987 Hawaii NoneNone
Dalila July 22–2795 (60)995 Baja California Sur, Jalisco, Socorro Island Minimal11
01U July 26–2975 (45)992NoneNoneNone
Usagi July 27 – August 4165 (105)945Japan, Korean Peninsula, Russia$225 millionNone
Erick July 31 – August 265 (40)1004NoneNoneNone
Chantal July 31 – August 285 (50)994 Bermuda, Atlantic Canada, Newfoundland $24.3 millionNone

August

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Hurricane Dean
Tropical cyclones formed in August 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
06W August 2–855 (35)994China, Vietnam $2.05 billion77
Pabuk (Chedeng) August 4–14120 (75)975 Philippines, Taiwan, China, Korean Peninsula $227 million15
BOB 06 August 5–755 (35)984IndiaUnknown24
Wutip (Dodong) August 7–865 (40)990 Philippines, Taiwan Unknown3
Flossie August 8–16220 (140)949 Hawaii MinimalNone
TD August 10–12Not specified992 East China NoneNone
TD August 11–12Not specified1006NoneNoneNone
Sepat (Egay) August 12–24205 (125)910 Philippines, Taiwan, China,$693 million46
Dean August 13–23280 (175)905 Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Cuba, Cayman Islands, Central America, Mexico$1.6 billion45
TD August 14–15Not specified1002 East China, Ryukyu Islands NoneNone
TD August 14–17Not specified996South ChinaNoneNone
Erin August 15–1765 (40)1003 Texas, Oklahoma, Central United States $248 million21
TD August 21–22Not specified1006NoneNoneNone
TD August 25–30Not specified1002 Taiwan, East China, Korea, JapanNoneNone
Fitow August 27–September 7130 (80)975Japan, Russia$1 billion3
Gil August 29–September 275 (45)1001MexicoMinimal1
Henriette August 30–September 6140 (85)972Mexico, Baja California Peninsula $25 million11
Felix August 31–September 5280 (175)929 Trinidad and Tobago, Windward Islands, Venezuela, Leeward Islands, Colombia, Central America, Mexico$720 million133
TD August 31Not specified1016NoneNoneNone

September

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Typhoon Wipha
Tropical cyclones formed in September 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
Danas September 6–11100 (65)990NoneNoneNone
Gabrielle September 8–1195 (60)1004 East Coast of the United States Minimal1
TD September 9–14Not specified1000 Ryukyu Islands, East China NoneNone
Nari (Falcon) September 11–17185 (115)935Japan, South Korea $393 million23
Ingrid September 12–1775 (45)1002NoneNoneNone
Humberto September 12–14150 (90)985 Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Carolinas $50 million1
Wipha (Goring) September 15–20185 (115)925 Taiwan, China$1.3 billion20
Ivo September 18–23130 (80)984 Baja California Peninsula NoneNone
Thirteen-E September 19–2055 (35)1007NoneNoneNone
14W September 19–2155 (35)1004NoneNoneNone
Ten September 21–2255 (35)1005 Florida, Georgia, Alabama $6.2 millionNone
Francisco September 21–2675 (45)990China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia UnknownUnknown
BOB 07 September 21–2445 (30)990IndiaUnknown75
Jerry September 23–2465 (40)1003NoneNoneNone
TD September 24–25Not specified1006NoneNoneNone
Karen September 25–29120 (75)988NoneNoneNone
Lorenzo September 25–28130 (80)990Mexico$92 million6
TD September 27–28Not specified1002NoneNoneNone
Lekima (Hanna) September 28 – October 4110 (70)975 Philippines, Vietnam $125 million110
Melissa September 28–3065 (40)1005NoneNoneNone
Juliette September 29 – October 295 (60)997NoneNoneNone
Hayian September 30 – October 775 (45)994NoneNoneNone

October

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Typhoon Krosa
Tropical cyclones formed in October 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
Krosa (Ineng) October 1–8195 (120)925 Taiwan, China$1.7 billion5 [5]
Podul October 6–7100 (65)985NoneNoneNone
Lingling October 10–1580 (50)994NoneNoneNone
Fifteen October 11–1255 (35)1011NoneNoneNone
01 October 12–1345 (30)1005NoneNoneNone
Kiko October 15–23110 (70)991Western MexicoNone15 [6]
01F October 17–19Unspecified1000 Solomon Islands NoneNone
Kajiki October 18–22165 (105)945NoneNoneNone
Faxai (Juaning) October 25–29100 (65)975Japan1$1.5 million [7] [8]
BOB 08 October 27–2945 (30)1004IndiaUnknown34 [9] [10] [11]
ARB 02 October 27–November 255 (35)1000 Somalia NoneNone
Noel October 28–November 2140 (80)980 Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Cuba, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas, Florida, East Coast of the United States, Atlantic Canada, Greenland $580 million222
TD October 29–30Unspecified1004NoneNoneNone

November

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Cyclone Sidr
Tropical cyclones formed in November 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
Peipah (Kabayan) November 1–10130 (80)970 Philippines, Vietnam Unknown50
TD November 2–3Unspecified1006 Vietnam NoneNone
Tapah November 11–1365 (40)996NoneNoneNone
Sidr November 11–16215 (130)944 Andaman Islands, Bangladesh, West Bengal, Northeast India $2.31 billion~15,000 [12] [13] [14]
Cyclone Lee-Ariel/Tropical Storm Ariel November 11–2895 (60)984NoneNoneNone
Guba November 13–20140 (95)970 Papua New Guinea, Queensland $71.4 million149 [15] [16]
Bongwe November 17–28105 (65)976NoneNoneNone
Hagibis (Lando) November 18–27130 (80)970 Philippines, Vietnam $5.3 million22 [17]
Mitag (Mina) November 20–27150 (90)955 Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and Okinawa $19.79 million67 [18] [19] [20] [21]
02F November 20–22Unspecified1001 Fiji NoneNone
03F November 22–December 2Unspecified999 Vanuatu, Fiji, Wallis and Futuna, Samoan Islands, Cook Islands NoneNone
25W November 2–3Unspecified1004NoneNoneNone
26W November 2–3Unspecified996NoneNoneNone

December

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Cyclone Daman
Tropical cyclones formed in November 2007
Storm nameDates activeMax wind
km/h (mph)
Pressure
(hPa)
Areas affectedDamage
(USD)
DeathsRefs
Daman December 3–10185 (115)925 Fiji $330 thousandNone
Olga December 11–1395 (60)1003 Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Yucatán Peninsula, Florida $45 million40 [22] [23] [24] [25]
Celina December 11–2375 (45)992 Madagascar MinimalNone
05F December 11–1455 (35)1000 Vanuatu, New Caledonia UnknownUnknown
Dama December 17–2265 (40)995NoneNoneNone
06F December 26–2835 (25)1006 New Caledonia UnknownUnknown
Melanie December 28–January 2110 (70)964NoneNoneNone
Helen December 28–January 695 (60)974 Far North Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia $1.1 million1 [26]
Elnus December 29–January 365 (40)995 Madagascar NoneNone
07U December 31–January 255 (35)994NoneNoneNone

Global effects

Season nameAreas affectedSystems formedNamed stormsDamage (USD)Deaths
2007 Atlantic hurricane season Guyana, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Windward Islands, Honduras, Belize, Cayman Islands, Mexico, Cuba, United States, Barbados, Nicaragua, Bermuda, Suriname, Jamaica, Atlantic Canada, Cape Verde, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, Turks and Caicos, The Bahamas, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama 1715$3.42 billion478
2007 Pacific hurricane season Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Southwestern Mexico, Western Mexico, Hawaii, Baja California Peninsula 1511$80 million42
2007 Pacific typhoon season 3 Caroline Islands, Philippines, Mariana Islands, Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Laos, Russian Far East, Alaska, Thailand, Cambodia, South Korea, North Korea 4524$7.73 billion463
2007 North Indian Ocean cyclone season Thailand, Myanmar, Oman, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, East India, Central India, South India, Gujarat, Sri Lanka, Thailand Thailand, Myanmar, Oman, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, East India, Central India, South India, Gujarat, Sri Lanka, Thailand 4$9.692 million16,248
2006–07 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season 2 Madagascar, Mauritius, Rodrigues, Tromelin Island, Réunion 107$431 million165
2007–08 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season 3 Madagascar, Mauritius, Rodrigues, Réunion 75Minimal1
2006–07 Australian region cyclone season 2 Western Australia, Eastern Indonesia, Top End, Kimberley, Queensland, Papua New Guinea, Cocos (Keeling) Islands 87$15.7 million5
2007–08 Australian region cyclone season 3 Papua New Guinea, Queensland 21$71.4 million149
2006–07 South Pacific cyclone season 2 Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Niue, Tokelau, American Samoa 104NoneNone
2007–08 South Pacific cyclone season 3 Solomon Islands, Fiji, Tonga 61NoneNone
Worldwide(See above)130 [lower-alpha 1] 79$21,440.1 billion17,551
  1. The sum of the number of systems and fatalities in each basin will not equal the number shown as the total. This is because when systems move between basins, it creates a discrepancy in the actual number of systems and fatalities.

See also

Notes

  1. The "strength" of a tropical cyclone is measured by the minimum barometric pressure, not wind speed. Most meteorological organizations rate the intensity of a storm by this figure, so the lower the minimum pressure of the storm, the more intense or "stronger" it is considered to be. The strongest winds were actually from Dean, at 175 mph (280 km/h).
  2. The cumulative damage figures were obtained by summing the damage figures on the individual Tropical Cyclone Reports referenced throughout the article, with the exception of Hurricane Dean. Dean's damage figures were obtained by adding the per-country totals referenced in the Impact section of this article.
  3. All damage totals are in 2007 USD unless otherwise stated.

1 Only systems that formed either on or after January 1, 2007 are counted in the seasonal totals.
2 Only systems that formed either before or on December 31, 2007 are counted in the seasonal totals.
3 The wind speeds for this tropical cyclone/basin are based on the IMD Scale which uses 3-minute sustained winds.
4 The wind speeds for this tropical cyclone/basin are based on the Saffir Simpson Scale which uses 1-minute sustained winds.
5The wind speeds for this tropical cyclone are based on Météo-France which uses gust winds.

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During 2020, tropical cyclones formed within seven different tropical cyclone basins, located within various parts of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. During the year, 141 tropical cyclones formed in bodies of water known as tropical cyclone basins. Of these, 104, including three subtropical cyclones in the South Atlantic Ocean and three tropical-like cyclones in the Mediterranean, were named by various weather agencies when they attained maximum sustained winds of 35 knots. The strongest storm of the year was Goni, peaking with a pressure of 905 hPa (26.72 inHg) and with 10-minute sustained winds of 220 km/h (140 mph). The deadliest storm of the year was Eta which caused 175 fatalities and another 100+ to be missing in Central America and the US, while the costliest storm of the year was Laura, with a damage cost around $19.1 billion in the Greater Antilles, The Bahamas, and the Gulf Coast of the United States.

Tropical cyclones in 2000 Tropical cyclone year

During 2000, tropical cyclones formed in seven different areas called basins, located within various parts of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. A total of 140 tropical cyclones formed within bodies of water known as tropical cyclone basins, with 81 of them being further named by their responsible weather agencies when they attained maximum sustained winds of 35 knots. The strongest storm of the year was Cyclone Hudah, peaking with a minimum pressure of 905 hPa (26.72 inHg), and with 10-minute sustained winds of 220 km/h (135 mph). The highest confirmed number of deaths from a storm was from Typhoon Kai-tak, which killed 188 people, however, Leon–Eline may have killed up to 722 people. The costliest storm was Saomai, which caused $6.3 billion in damage.

Tropical cyclones in 1996 Tropical cyclone year

During 1996, tropical cyclones formed within seven different tropical cyclone basins, located within various parts of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. During the year, a total of 139 tropical cyclones formed in bodies of water known as tropical cyclone basins. 90 of them were named by various weather agencies when they attained maximum sustained windS of 35 knots. The strongest tropical cyclone of the year was Daniella, with a pressure of 915 hPa (27.02 inHg) as it peaked in the open waters of the Indian Ocean. Fran and Herb are the costliest storm of the year, both with a damage cost of $5 billion as they both affected landmasses. The deadliest tropical cyclone of the year was the 1996 Andhra Pradesh cyclone, which was blamed for over 1,000 fatalities as it directly affected the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. Five Category 5 tropical cyclones were formed in 1996.

Tropical cyclones in 1993 Tropical cyclone year

During 1993, tropical cyclones formed within seven different bodies of water called basins. To date, 110 tropical cyclones formed, of which 78 were given names by various weather agencies. Only one Category 5 tropical cyclone was formed in 1993.

Tropical cyclones in 2021 Tropical cyclone year

During 2021, tropical cyclones formed in seven major bodies of water, commonly known as tropical cyclone basins. Tropical cyclones will be assigned names by various weather agencies if they attain maximum sustained winds of 35 knots. During the year, 127 systems have formed and 91 were named, including one subtropical depression and excluding one system, which was unofficial. One storm was given two names by the same RSMC. The most intense storm of the year was Typhoon Surigae, with maximum 10-minute sustained wind speeds of 220 km/h (140 mph) and a minimum pressure of 895 hPa (26.43 inHg). The deadliest tropical cyclone was Typhoon Rai, which caused 410 fatalities in the Philippines and 1 in Vietnam, while the costliest was Hurricane Ida, which caused an estimated $75.25 billion USD in damage after striking Louisiana and the Northeastern United States. Six Category 5 tropical cyclones formed during the year, tying 2003.

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