Rita Strengthining into a C5 Storm.

2005 Was the Most Intense Season On Record With Over 25+ Storms Forming,Really 31 Total Storms Formed

The Image (Right) Shows The Storm "Rita" As a C5 Storm

Jackson Searing-a hurricane Expert

Storm Names

These storm names were used to name storms this year. This list is the same one used in the 1999 season, except for Franklin and Lee, which replaced Floyd and Lenny, respectively. Storms were named Franklin, Lee, Maria, Nate, Ophelia, Philippe, Rita, Stan, Tammy, Vince, and Wilma for the first time in 2005.

  • Arlene
  • Bret
  • Cindy
  • Dennis
  • Emily
  • Franklin
  • Gert
  • Harvey
  • Irene
  • Jose
  • Katrina
  • Lee
  • Maria
  • Nate
  • Ophelia
  • Philippe
  • Rita
  • Stan
  • Tammy
  • Vince
  • Wilma
  • Alpha
  • Beta
  • Gamma
  • Delta
  • Epsilon
  • Zeta

Storms (Tropical Cyclones)

Tropical Storm Arlene

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Arlene 11 june 2005 1645Z.jpg
Duration June 8 – June 13
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  993 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Tropical Storm Arlene (2005)

Tropical Storm Bret

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Duration June 28 – June 30
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  1002 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Tropical Storm Bret (2005)

Hurricane Cindy

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
TS Helene 2000.jpg
Duration July 3 – July 7
Peak intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  991 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Hurricane Cindy (2005)

Hurricane Dennis

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Dennis on July 7 2005 1550 UTC.jpg
Duration July 4 – July 13
Peak intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min)  930 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Hurricane Dennis

Hurricane Emily

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Emily.jpg
Duration July 11 – July 21
Peak intensity 160 mph (260 km/h) (1-min)  929 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Hurricane Emily (2005)

Tropical Storm Franklin

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Patrick 1981.jpg
Duration July 21 – July 29
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  997 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Tropical Storm Franklin (2005)

Tropical Storm Gert

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Duration July 23 – July 25
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Tropical Storm Gert (2005)

Tropical Storm Harvey

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Tropical Storm Isabel (1985).jpg
Duration August 2 – August 8
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  994 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Tropical Storm Harvey (2005)

Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene Aug 15 2005

A 105Mph C2 Hurricane That was out In The Atlantic with lowest pressure of 970Mb

Tropical Depression Ten

Oct TD 1979

A Weak Depresion That lasted for only 1 Day Pressure was 1008Mb

Tropical Storm Jose

TSJose 2005

A 60Mph That lasted for a Day too with pressure around 998Mb

Hurricane Katrina


Katrina Close To Second Landfall

Main Article: Hurricane Katrina

Katrina Was The Most Disturctive Storm To Hit The USA Causing More Than 80 Billion In Damages,Katrina Was A Category 5 Hurricane With Winds of 175Mph And Lowest Pressure Was 902Mb,This Storm Lasted From August 23rd to August 30th,And Killed 1,836 People and 705 Missing.

Tropical Storm Lee

TS Lee 2005

A Weak 40Mph In The Atlantic with Pressure that was 1006Mb

Hurricane Maria

Alan 2004

Maria Was A C3 Hurricane With winds of 115Mph A Pressure was 963Mb

Hurricane Nate

Hurricane Alberto (1982)

Nate In Florida

A 90Mph Hurricane Near Florida with pressure down to 989Mb

Hurricane Ophelia

Ophelia 13 September 2005

Ophelia Lasted for 11 days Total And Ganned to hurricane Status 4 Times with a Pressure Down to 976Mb and winds around 85Mph

Hurricane Philppe

Tropical Storm Fabian (1991)

Philppe Near Cuba

A 80Mph Storm In The Caribean with pressure around 985Mb

Hurricane Rita


Main Article: Hurricane Rita

Rita Was The Third C5 Storm of 2005 With winds Of 180Mph And Pressure Down to 895Mb And Was Not As Bad As Hurricane Katrina And Only Caused 10 Billion In Damages.

Tropical Depression Nineteen

Oct TD 1979

A Weak Depression With Winds only At 35Mph And Pressure only at 1006Mb like Lee

Hurricane Stan

Florence 09 sept 1988 2203Z
A C1 Hurricane With Winds of 80Mph And caused about more than 1,500 Deaths

Barry 7 July 1995

Unamed Subtropical Storm

This Subtropical Storm Was Near The Azeros with winds of 50Mph and Unknown Pressure

Tropical Storm Tammy

Jerry 23 August 1995

A 50Mph Tropical Storm With pressure around 1002Mb

Subtropical Depression Twenty-Two

Subtropical Depression 22 2005
A 35Mph Subtropical Depression with pressure around 1007Mb

Hurricane Vince

Hurricane Vince October 2005

Vince Near Peak Strength

Vince Was The second Farthest north Forming storm In The Atlantic and stroke Europe

Hurricane Wilma

Main Article: Hurricane Wilma

Hurricane Wilma IR

Wilma As A Category 4 Near Belize

Wilma Was The Most Intense Atlantic Hurricane Ever Beating Gilbert From 1988,Wilma Had A Pressure At 882Mb And Gilbert's was 888Mb Beating Gilbert by 6Mb,Wilma Passed over Florida As A C3 Hurricane And Caused More than 40 Billion in Damages Very VERY Bad!

Tropical Storm Alpha

Fran 13 August 1990

Alpha Forming

A 50Mph Tropical Storm With pressure at 996Mb And Unkown Damages

Hurricane Beta

Nicholas 1981
A C3 Hurricane That Lasted till Halloween Day With winds of 115Mph and an unknown pressure

Tropical Storm Gamma

Flossie 1978
Gamma Wanderd out in the atlantic with winds of 50Mph And A pressure Around 1002Mb

Tropical Storm Delta

Delta Was Very Strong Winds 70Mph And had C2 Force Pressure it was 980Mb

Hurricane Epsilon

Tropical Storm Jose (1981)

Epsilon Strengthing to C1 Strength

Epsilon Was The last Hurricane of 2005 A C1 Hurricane With Winds of 85Mph And Pressure around 981Mb

Tropical Storm Zeta

TD26 08 nov 1979 0900Z
Zeta Was Last Storm of 2005 With Winds of 65Mph And Lasted till Janurary 6th,2006

Storm Retirement

In The Spring of 2006 The World Meteoriligy Center Retired the Names Dennis,Katrina,Rita,Stan, and Wilma And Replaced Them with Don,Katia,Rina,Sean, and Whitney for 2011.

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