Frequent question: What will the next hurricane name be?

What is the next hurricane name?

Hurricane Names for the 2021 Hurricane Season

Atlantic Tropical (and Subtropical) Storm Names for 2021
Danny Kate Sam
Elsa Larry Teresa
Fred Mindy Victor
Grace Nicholas Wanda

What are the next names for hurricanes in 2020?

2020 Atlantic Storm Names

  • Tropical Storm Arthur. May 16, 2020 – Tropical Storm Arthur forms about 190 miles east-northeast of Cape Canaveral, Florida. …
  • Tropical Storm Bertha. …
  • Tropical Storm Cristobal. …
  • Tropical Storm Dolly. …
  • Tropical Storm Edouard. …
  • Tropical Storm Fay. …
  • Tropical Storm Gonzalo. …
  • Hurricane Hanna.

What names have been retired from Hurricane?

Retired Atlantic Names by Year

1955 Connie Diane Ione Janet
1972 Agnes 1973 1975 Eloise
1982 1983 Alicia 1985 Elena Gloria
1992 Andrew 1993 1995 Luis Marilyn Opal Roxanne
2002 Isidore Lili 2003 Fabian Isabel Juan 2005 Dennis Katrina Rita Stan Wilma

Have there been any named storms in 2021?

As anticipated, the season has had above-average tropical cyclone activity. To date (November 2), the season has produced 21 named storms, making it the third-most active Atlantic hurricane season on record.

2021 Atlantic hurricane season
Total depressions 21
Total storms 21
Hurricanes 7
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 4

Why are there no XYZ hurricanes?

“The letters Q, U, X, Y and Z are just not common letters that names begin with,” said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pydynowski. The lack of names beginning with those letters explains why they don’t appear on the list of Atlantic tropical cyclones.

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Why are hurricane names retired?

Names associated with storms that cause severe loss of life or property damage are retired by the World Meteorological Organization. The idea of permanently retiring a storm name began after the 1954 hurricane season when Carol, Edna and Hazel ravaged the East Coast.