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The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season started on June 1st, 2008 and Ended on November 30th, 2008.


Storms

Tropical Storm Arthur

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Arthur 31 May 2008.jpg
Duration May 31 – June 2
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  1004 mbar (hPa)

Note: Because Arthur Dvorak intensity estimates are unavailable, it will be unchanged.


Hurricane Bertha

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Bertha 07 july 2008 1630Z.jpg
Duration July 3 – July 21
Peak intensity 140 mph (220 km/h) (1-min)  947 mbar (hPa)

Note: Will be upgraded from a Category 3 to a Category 4 as winds were found to be 117.4kts


Tropical Storm Cristobal

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Cristobal 21 Jul 2008.jpg
Duration July 19 – July 24
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  998 mbar (hPa)

Note: Intensity was reduced slightly since winds were only found to be 49kts.


Hurricane Dolly

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Dolly (2008) - Texas.jpg
Duration July 20 – July 25
Peak intensity 135 mph (215 km/h) (1-min)  948 mbar (hPa)

Note: Will be upgraded from a Category 2 to a Category 4 as winds were found to be 115kts


Tropical Storm Edouard

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Edouard 05 August 2008.jpg
Duration August 3 – August 6
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  998 mbar (hPa)

Note: Intensity was reduced slightly since winds were only found to be 49kts.


Hurricane Fay

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Fay 19 aug 2008 1615Z.jpg
Duration August 15 – August 27
Peak intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  988 mbar (hPa)

Note: Will be upgraded from a Tropical Storm to a Category 1 as winds were found to be 63kts


Hurricane Gustav

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Gustav 30 Aug 2008 1605z.jpg
Duration August 25 – September 4
Peak intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min)  933 mbar (hPa)

Note: Intensity was reduced slightly since winds were only found to be 129.6kts.


Hurricane Hanna

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hanna 2008-09-01 over Bahamas.jpg
Duration August 28 – September 8
Peak intensity 80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  998 mbar (hPa)

Note: Intensity was reduced slightly since winds were only found to be 67.4kts.


Hurricane Ike

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Ike off the Lesser Antilles.jpg
Duration September 1 – September 14
Peak intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min)  936 mbar (hPa)

Note: Intensity was increased slightly since winds were found to be 127kts.


Tropical Storm Josephine

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Josephine 3 September 2008.jpg
Duration September 2 – September 7
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  997 mbar (hPa)

Note: Intensity was decreased slightly since winds were only found to be 51kts.


Hurricane Kyle

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Kyle 28 sept 2008 1800Z.jpg
Duration September 25 – September 29
Peak intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)

Note: Despite a Dvorak Intensity found to only be 53kts, the intensity is being generously reduced to 65kts mostly because of the storm's Appearance.


Tropical Storm Laura

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
20080929-laura-full.jpg
Duration September 29 – October 2
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  998 mbar (hPa)

Note: The Intensity is kept the same since winds were found to be 49kts.


Tropical Storm Marco

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Marco 6 oct 2008.jpg
Duration October 6 – October 8
Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)

Note: The Intensity is kept the same since winds were found to be 53kts.


Tropical Storm Nana

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Nana 12 oct 2008 1535Z.jpg
Duration October 12 – October 15
Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1006 mbar (hPa)

Note: The Intensity is kept the same since winds were found to be 35kts.


Hurricane Omar

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Omar 2008-10-15 at 1745 UTC.jpg
Duration October 13 – October 19
Peak intensity 125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  957 mbar (hPa)

Note: Will be downgraded from a Category 4 to a Category 3 as winds were only found to be 107.2kts


Tropical Storm Paloma

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Sixteen 14 oct 2008.jpg
Duration October 14 – October 16
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1002 mbar (hPa)

Note: (Changed from TD16 to TS Paloma) - Will be upgraded from a Tropical Depression to a Tropical Storm as winds were found to be 43kts


Hurricane Rene

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Paloma 2008-11-08 at 1835 UTC.jpg
Duration November 5 – November 10
Peak intensity 155 mph (250 km/h) (1-min)  931 mbar (hPa)

Note: (Changed from Paloma to Rene) - Intensity was increased slightly since winds were found to be 132.2kts.

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