Hurricane season is picking up in the Eastern Pacific with four Category 4 hurricanes in August. [nb 1] Activity in the Central Pacific shattered records, with 16 tropical cyclones forming in or entering the basin; the previous highest was 11 during the 1992 and 1994 seasons. 2015 Pacific hurricane season has been listed as one of the Natural sciences good articles under the good article criteria. After an unusually quiet October, Hurricane Seymour became the sixth major hurricane of the season, as well as the strongest. The 2015 Pacific hurricane season was the second-most active Pacific hurricane season only behind the 1992 Pacific hurricane season, This season featured Patricia, the most intense hurricane in the Western Hemisphere, It peaked with 215 mph (345 km/h) winds and a minimum central pressure of 872 mbar. The 2015 Pacific hurricane season began on May 15th, 2015 and ended November 30th, 2015. Seasonal statistics. 00:00 UTC (2:00 p.m. HST, July 12) – Tropical Storm Halola crosses the. Accessed September 2, 2015. NASA (2015) Hurricane and Tropical Storms. This ranks Patricia as the strongest tropical cyclone globally in terms of 1-minute sustained winds and the second strongest globally in terms of barometric pressure. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Unisys (2015) 2015 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Eastern Pacific. The strongest hurricane ever recorded in the east Pacific has made landfall at … History Comments (6) Share. The strongest recorded Pacific hurricane was Hurricane Patricia (2015), with 1-minute maximum sustained winds of 215 mph (345 km/h) and a minimum barometric pressure of 872 mbar (hPa; 25.75 inHg). You can help Wikipedia by reading Wikipedia:How to write Simple English pages, then simplifying the article. 133 relations. Throughout the season, 31 tropical depressions developed, 26 of which became tropical storms, a record-tying 16 of them reached hurricane strength, and a record-breaking 11 achieved major hurricane intensity. Patricia - 887 mbar, 190 mph (1-minute sustained) The Eastern Pacific Basin •Season runs from May 15 through Nov. 30 •First events of the 2015 season have formed •Tropical Storm Andres and Major Hurricane Blanca Forecasts for the Eastern and Central Pacific Vary from Those for the Atlantic Central Pacific •NOAA is calling for an above normal season with a 70% chance of an above- (NASA) By Phil Klotzbach. Andres, the Eastern Pacific basin's first hurricane of 2015, degenerated into a remnant low just under 1000 miles west of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. There were 16 recorded tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific in 2015, the highest ever due to a strong El Nino that season, he said. The Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) index for the season as of 03:00 UTC on June 11 is 39.68 units. The 2015 Central Pacific Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30. Please sign your comments using four tildes (~~~~).Place comments that start a new topic at the bottom of the page and give them a descriptive header. Central Pacific Hurricane Center 2525 Correa Rd Suite 250 Honolulu, HI 96822 W-HFO.webmaster@noaa.gov 2015 Pacific hurricane season (Layten) Seasonal boundaries. The purpose of this paper is to show why the 2015 WDR hurricane season was extraordinarily active. Here is the latest update on Patricia. The season will officially start on May 15 in the East Pacific Ocean, and on June 1 in the Central Pacific; they will both end on November 30. The 2015 Pacific hurricane season officially ends. The 2015 hurricane season has officially come to a close in both the Atlantic and eastern/central Pacific basins. Tag: Pacific Hurricane Season 2015 Ignacio expected not to impact Hawaii. The 2015 Pacific hurricane season was the most active on record, with over more than 36 depressions, 32 tropical storms, 24 hurricanes and a record breaking 20 majors. 2015 Pacific season was an active season that had 18 named storms. October 23, 2015 9:58 pm EST. ; Please keep off-topic and political discussion to a minimum, and respect the guidelines listed to the right. 2015 Eastern North Pacific Hurricane Season Track Map Part a (click to enlarge), 2015 Eastern North Pacific Hurricane Season Track Map Part b (click to enlarge). Highlights. Last storm dissipated. On the Pacific side, not too long after the official start of the season, Andres developed in late May and reached hurricane strength within about a day and a half of its formation. Hurricane Patricia was the most notable of the 2015 Pacific season, both in terms of meteorological records it set for strongest hurricane winds overall (200 mph) and at landfall (165 mph), and in terms of the threat it posed to the coast of Mexico. November 30, 2015 The 2015 hurricane season has officially come to a close in both the Atlantic and eastern/central Pacific basins. June 16, 2015. Image. 2015 hurricane season may be a busy one in eastern Pacific. This timeline includes information that was not operationally released, meaning that data from post-storm reviews by the National Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center are included. The top image shows a nighttime view of hurricanes Kilo, Ignacio, and Jimena (from west to east). Hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean, and eastern and central Pacific Ocean, ended a week ago (November 30) and NOAA published a summary of the season on December 1, 2015… Hurricane Puffle A tropical wave emerged on to the wiki on Friday, March 13, 2015 (The day Puffle joined). Before 18:00 UTC (1:00 p.m. CDT) – Tropical Depression Patricia dissipates over central Mexico. 2015 Alternate Pacific hurricane season First storm formed May 17, 2015 Last storm dissipated December 14, 2015 Strongest storm Blanca Total depressions 2 Total storms 2 Hurricanes 2 Major hurricanes 2 Total damages$4.52 billion (2015 USD) Total fatalities 3047 Category 4 hurricane (SSHS) Duration May 17 – May 24 Intensity 155 mph (250 km/h) (1-min), 923 mbar (hPa) Force Thirteen 9,423 views. Tropical Depression One-E becomes Tropical Storm Andres, Tropical Storm Andres intensifies into a hurricane, Hurricane Andres reaches Category 2 status, Hurricane Andres reaches Category 3 status, Hurricane Andres reaches Category 4 status, Hurricane Andres reaches its peak intensity, Tropical Depression Two-E becomes Tropical Storm Blanca, Hurricane Andres weakens to Category 3 status, Hurricane Andres weakens to Category 2 status, Hurricane Andres weakens to Category 1 status, Tropical Storm Blanca intensifies into a hurricane, Hurricane Andres weakens to a tropical storm, Hurricane Blanca reaches Category 2 status, Hurricane Blanca reaches Category 4 status, Hurricane Blanca reaches its peak intensity, Hurricane Blanca weakens to Category 3 status, Tropical Storm Andres degenerates into a remnant low, Hurricane Blanca weakens to Category 2 status, Hurricane Blanca regains Category 2 status, Hurricane Blanca regains Category 3 status, Hurricane Blanca regains to Category 4 status, Hurricane Blanca weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Storm Blanca makes landfall over Isla Santa Margarita, Mexico, Tropical Storm Blanca makes landfall near Puerto Argudin, Mexico, Tropical Depression Blanca makes landfall near El Patrocinio, Mexico, Tropical Depression Blanca degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Depression Three-E becomes Tropical Storm Carlos, Tropical Storm Carlos intensifies into a hurricane, Hurricane Carlos attains its lowest pressure, Hurricane Carlos weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Storm Carlos regains hurricane status, Hurricane Carlos attains its maximum winds, Tropical Storm Carlos makes landfall near Tenacatita, Mexico, Tropical Storm Carlos degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Depression Four-E becomes Tropical Storm Ela, Tropical Storm Ela weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Ela degenerates into a post-tropical low, Tropical Depression One-C becomes Tropical Storm Halola, Tropical Depression Two-C becomes Tropical Storm Iune, Tropical Depression Five-E becomes Tropical Storm Dolores, Tropical Storm Halola attains its peak strength while within the Central Pacific basin, Tropical Storm Iune weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Six-E becomes Tropical Storm Enrique, Tropical Storm Dolores reaches hurricane strength, Tropical Depression Iune degenerates into a post-tropical low, Tropical Storm Enrique reaches its peak intensity, Hurricane Dolores reaches Category 2 status, Hurricane Dolores reaches Category 4 status, Hurricane Dolores weakens to Category 3 status, Hurricane Dolores weakens to Category 2 status, Hurricane Dolores weakens to Category 1 status, Hurricane Dolores weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Storm Enrique weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Enrique degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Storm Dolores degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Depression Seven-E becomes Tropical Storm Felicia, Tropical Storm Felicia weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Felicia degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Depression Nine-E becomes Tropical Storm Guillermo, Tropical Depression Eight-E degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Storm Guillermo reaches hurricane strength, Hurricane Guillermo reaches Category 2 status, Hurricane Guillermo reaches its peak intensity, Hurricane Guillermo weakens to Category 1 intensity, Hurricane Guillermo weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Depression Ten-E becomes Tropical Storm Hilda, Tropical Storm Guillermo weakens to a tropical depression, Hurricane Hilda rapidly reaches Category 3 status, Hurricane Hilda becomes a Category 4 hurricane and reaches peak intensity, Hurricane Hilda weakens to Category 3 intensity, Hurricane Hilda weakens to Category 2 intensity, Hurricane Hilda weakens to Category 1 intensity, Hurricane Hilda weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Storm Hilda weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Four-C becomes Tropical Storm Loke, Tropical Depression Loke regains tropical storm status, Tropical Storm Loke strengthens into a hurricane, Hurricane Loke reaches its peak intensity, Hurricane Loke weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Depression Twelve-E becomes Tropical Storm Ignacio, Tropical Depression Kilo becomes a tropical storm, Tropical Storm Ignacio becomes a hurricane, Tropical Depression Thirteen-E becomes Tropical Storm Jimena, Tropical Storm Jimena intensifies into a hurricane, Hurricane Jimena reaches Category 2 strength, Hurricane Jimena rapidly reaches Category 4 status, Tropical Storm Kilo reaches hurricane status, Hurricane Ignacio becomes a Category 3 hurricane, Hurricane Kilo rapidly strengthens to Category 3 status, Hurricane Ignacio reaches Category 4 strength, Hurricane Kilo becomes a Category 4 hurricane, Hurricane Kilo weakens back to Category 3 status, Hurricane Ignacio weakens back to Category 3 status, Hurricane Ignacio weakens to Category 2 status, Hurricane Ignacio weakens into a Category 1 hurricane, Hurricane Kilo crosses the International Date Line, Hurricane Jimena weakens to a Category 3 hurricane, Tropical Depression Fourteen-E becomes Tropical Storm Kevin, Hurricane Ignacio weakens to a tropical storm, Hurricane Jimena weakens to Category 2 strength, Tropical Storm Ignacio restrengthens into a hurricane, Hurricane Ignacio weakens to a tropical storm again, Tropical Storm Kevin reaches its peak intensity, Hurricane Jimena weakens to Category 1 strength, Tropical Storm Ignacio becomes a post-tropical cyclone, Tropical Storm Kevin weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Kevin degenerates into a remnant low, Hurricane Jimena weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Depression Fifteen-E becomes Tropical Storm Linda, Tropical Storm Linda intensifies into a hurricane, Hurricane Linda reaches Category 2 status, Hurricane Linda reaches Category 3 status and its peak strength, Hurricane Linda weakens to Category 2 status, Tropical Storm Jimena weakens to a tropical depression, Hurricane Linda weakens to Category 1 status, Hurricane Linda weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Depression Jimena becomes a remnant low, Tropical Storm Linda degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Depression Five-C becomes Tropical Storm Malia, Tropical Depression Sixteen-E makes landfall near Punta Abreojos, Mexico, Tropical Storm Malia reaches its peak strength, Tropical Depression Sixteen-E makes landfall near Isla Tiburón, Mexico, Tropical Depression Sixteen-E makes landfall near Punta Chueca, Mexico, Tropical Storm Malia degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Depression Six-C becomes Tropical Storm Niala, Tropical Storm Niala reaches its peak strength, Tropical Depression Seventeen-E becomes Tropical Storm Marty, Tropical Storm Niala weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Niala degenerates into a remnant low, Hurricane Marty weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Storm Marty degenerates into a post-tropical cyclone, Tropical Depression Seven-C becomes Tropical Storm Oho, Tropical Storm Oho attains hurricane status, Hurricane Oho weakens to Category 1 status, Hurricane Oho transitions into an extratropical cyclone, Tropical Depression Eighteen-E becomes Tropical Storm Nora, Tropical Storm Nora attains its peak strength, Tropical Storm Nora weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Nora degenerates into a remnant low, Tropical Depression Nineteen-E develops into Tropical Storm Olaf, Hurricane Olaf reaches Category 2 strength, Hurricane Olaf rapidly reaches Category 3 strength, Hurricane Olaf rapidly reaches Category 4 strength, Tropical Depression Twenty-E becomes Tropical Storm Patricia, Hurricane Olaf drops to Category 3 strength, Tropical Storm Patricia strengthens into a hurricane, Hurricane Patricia reaches Category 2 status, Hurricane Olaf weakens to Category 2 strength, Hurricane Patricia reaches Category 4 status, Hurricane Olaf regains Category 3 strength, Hurricane Patricia reaches Category 5 status, Hurricane Patricia attains its peak intensity, Hurricane Patricia makes landfall near Cuixmala, Mexico, Hurricane Patricia weakens to Category 3 status, Hurricane Patricia weakens to tropical storm status, Tropical Storm Patricia weakens to a tropical depression, Hurricane Olaf drops to Category 1 status, Hurricane Olaf weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Olaf reenters the Eastern Pacific, Tropical Storm Olaf becomes post-tropical, Tropical Depression Twenty-One-E develops, Tropical Depression Twenty-One-E becomes Tropical Storm Rick, Tropical Storm Rick weakens to a tropical depression, Tropical Depression Rick degenerates to a remnant low, Tropical Depression Twenty-Two-E develops, Tropical Depression Twenty-Two-E becomes Tropical Storm Sandra, Tropical Storm Sandra intensifies into a hurricane, Hurricane Sandra reaches Category 2 status, Hurricane Sandra reaches Category 3 status, Hurricane Sandra reaches Category 4 status, Hurricane Sandra weakens to Category 3 status, Hurricane Sandra rapidly weakens to Category 2 status, Hurricane Sandra weakens to Category 1 status, Hurricane Sandra rapidly weakens to a tropical storm, Tropical Storm Sandra degenerates into a remnant low, A major hurricane is a storm that ranks as Category 3 or higher on the, Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, Timeline of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season, Timeline of the 2015 Pacific typhoon season, "A review of the 2015 hurricane, tropical cyclone and typhoon season", Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, "TCFAQ A3) What is a super-typhoon? The 2015 Pacific hurricane season is a future event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones form in the eastern Pacific Ocean. 06:00 UTC (8:00 p.m. HST, October 10) – Tropical Storm Nora crosses west of 140°W and enters the Central Pacific basin. See also: Timeline of the 2015 Pacific hurricane season. The 2015 Pacific hurricane season was the second-most active Pacific hurricane season on record, with 26 named storms, only behind the 1992 season. W-HFO.webmaster@noaa.gov, Disclaimer 2015 North Atlantic Hurricane Season Track Map (click to enlarge) If you have trouble viewing linked files, obtain a free viewer for the file format: Adobe Acrobat (pdf) ... Central Pacific Hurricane Center 2525 Correa Rd Suite 250 Honolulu, HI 96822 W-HFO.webmaster@noaa.gov. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The 2015 Pacific hurricane season was the second-most active Pacific hurricane season only behind the 1992 Pacific hurricane season, This season featured Patricia, the most intense hurricane in the Western Hemisphere, It peaked with 215 mph (345 km/h) winds and a minimum central pressure of 872 mbar. 06:00 UTC (11:00 p.m. PDT, October 17) at, 03:00 UTC (10:00 p.m. CDT, October 23) at. A record-tying 16 of the storms 2015 Pacific Hurricane Season (worldsstrongestcyclones version) Seasonal boundaries. The 2020 Pacific hurricane season was the least active Pacific hurricane season since 2010.The season was near-average in terms of tropical storms, featuring a total of 17, but had a well below average number of hurricanes and major hurricanes with merely 4 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes forming. Patricia Makes History Part 2. … First storm formed. 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