The 2013 hurricane season was an above average hurricane season with 21 named storms. It exausted the naming list, but after Wendy there were no more storms


  • Andrea
  • Barry
  • Chantal
  • Dorian
  • Erin
  • Fernand
  • Gabrielle
  • Humberto
  • Ingrid
  • Jerry
  • Karen
  • Lorenzo
  • Melissa
  • Nestor
  • Olga
  • Pablo
  • Rebekah
  • Sebastien
  • Tanya
  • Van
  • Wendy


Tropical Storm Andrea

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration March 21 – March 24
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  1004 mbar (hPa)
Andrea formed east of the Bahamas. 25 hours later Andrea became a tropical storm. Andrea continued west towards the Bahamas. Shortly after making landfall in the Bahamas it dissipated. Andrea is only the 2nd storm to form in March. It did very little damage. 

Hurricane Barry

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration June 21 – June 29
Peak intensity 145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min)  940 mbar (hPa)
Barry formed south west of Cape Verde.On June 22nd Barry became a tropical storm. It reached category 1 early morning June 24th and by 12:00 It had reached category 2. It slowly began to turn upwards By June 26th it had reached Category 4. It turned to the northeast never making land fall, however there was flooding and semi-heavy rains on the east coast of the U.S, killing 10 people. The damages costed about 20.6 million USD. It's the most intense hurricane in June

Hurricane Chantal

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration June 25 – June 29
Peak intensity 85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  989 mbar (hPa)
Chantal formed south of Puerto Rico. It continued north and becames a Category 1 It made land fall in Puerto Rico. It turned west and made landfall in the Domnican Republic. It dissipated after it made land fall in Cuba. It caused 13 deaths in Hati. Five people have been reported missing. It did about 11 million dollars in damages

Tropical Storm Dorian

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration July 1 – July 4
Peak intensity 65 km/h (40 mph) (1-min) 
Dorian formed in the Gulf of Mexico. It headed west making land fall in mexico on July 3. It dissipated the next day close to the U.S. boarder. It caused very little damage.

Hurricane Erin

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration July 9 – July 16
Peak intensity 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)  970 mbar (hPa)
Erin formed west of the Lesser Antilles. It headed north-west towards the Gulf of mexico. The outskirts of the hurricane hit Cuba. Erin made land fall in the U.S. around the border of Texas and Mississppi on the 14. It dissipated two days later. Erin caused 19 deaths and 7 people reported missing. It did about 30 million in damages. Erin is the earliest 5th storm in a season 

Hurricane Fernand

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration August 2 – August 8
Peak intensity 130 mph (215 km/h) (1-min)  935 mbar (hPa)
 Fernad formed west of Cape Verde. It caused lots of destruction in the Lesser Antilles hitung them as a category 3. It hit Nicaragua as a category 4 and weakened as it went north west in Central America. It caused 13 deaths in the lesser antilles, 18 deaths in Nicaragua,  17 in Honduras, 6 in El Savador, 10 in Guatemala and 2 in Mexico for a total of 66 deaths. The damage costed 1 billion USD. It dissipated after entering Mexico.

Tropical Strom Gabrielle

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration August 5 – August 9
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)
Gabrielle formed near Cape Verde. It turned north and dissipated quickly.

Hurricane Humberto

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration August 10 – August 17
Peak intensity 90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)
Humberto formed south-west of Pueto Rico. It made land fall In Nicaragua and hit Honduras. It caused 7 deaths in Nicaragua and one in Honduras. It worsened the damage form Frenand, about 10 million USD.

Tropical Strom Ingrid

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration August 15 – August 18
Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  1001 mbar (hPa)
 Ingrid fromed in the Gulf of Mexico. It made a Clockwise turn and then dissipated.

Tropical Strom Jerry

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration August 18 – August 21
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  1003 mbar (hPa)
Jerry formed in the Gulf of Mexico form the remaines of Ingrid. It made land fall in Mexico and dissipated shortly after. It caused very little damages. Jerry is the earliest 10th storm in a season

Hurricane Karen

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration August 22 – September 2
Peak intensity 90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min)  890 mbar (hPa)
Hurricane Karen formed north of Venezuela. It reached category 1 before making landfall in Cuba. It made land fall in Florida 2 days later and then dissipated. There was one death and the damages costed about 5 million dollars. Karen is the earliest 11th storm in a season

Tropical Storm Lorenzo

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration August 25 – August 29
Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1004 mbar (hPa)
Lorenzo formed just east of Yutucan. It made landfall in Yutacan. It dissapated just before reach the other side of Yutacan. It caused very little damage. Lorenzo is the earliest 12th storm in a season

Hurricane Melissa

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration August 26 – August 31
Peak intensity 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)  970 mbar (hPa)
Melissa formed south-east of Pueto Rico. It made land fall in Venezuela as a Category 2. It left Venezuela and weakened into a tropical storm and made land fall in Jamaica and then dissipated. It caused 5 deaths and costed 15 million USD. Melissa is the earliest 13th storm in a season

Hurricane Nestor

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration September 1 – September 10
Peak intensity 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)  975 mbar (hPa)
Nestor formed south of Cape Verde. It turned north and made land fall in Cape Verde as a Tropical storm. It then contined north and made land fall in the Azores. It dissipated shortly after leaving the Azores. It caused very little damage. Nestor is the earliest 14th storm in a season.  

Tropical Storm Olga

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration September 4 – September 17
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1005 mbar (hPa)
Olga formed in the Gulf of Mexico. It made land fall on the border the U.S and Mexico. It dissipated a couple of days after making land fall. Olga is the earliest 15th storm in a season.

Tropical Storm Pablo

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration September 8th – September 12th
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  1004 mbar (hPa)
Pablo formed in Gulf of Mexico. It turned towards Florida and made land fall there. It dissipated after making land fall for a second time in Georgia. It caused very little damage. Pablo is the earliest 16th storm in a season.

Hurricane Rebekah

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration September 15 – September 28
Peak intensity 160 mph (260 km/h) (1-min)  915 mbar (hPa)
Rebekah formed south of Cape Verde. It caused massive damages and flooding in the Lesser Antilles. It made land fall in the Domnican Republic causing massive flooding and damage. It also caused flooding the Bahamas. It came very close to the coast of the US. It flooded the east coast and dumped heavy rains on the coast. It dissipated after passing under Newfoundland. It caused 57 deaths in the Lesser Antilles, 60 in the Domnican Republic , 78 in Hati, 29 in the Bahamas, 173 in the U.S and 3 in Canada. The damages costed about 20 billion USD.  It is the earliest 17th storm in a season. It is also the most intense storm of the season

Tropical Storm Sebastien

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration September 26 – September 28
Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1005 mbar (hPa)
Sebastien formed north of Venezuela. It went south-west and made land fall in Venezuela. It dissipated shortly after. It caused very little damage. Sebastien is the earliest 18th storm in a season.

Hurricane Tanya

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration October 1 – October 6
Peak intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  985 mbar (hPa)
Tanya formed south of the Domican Republic. It curved and made land fall in Cuba. It turned west and dissipated. It caused 0.3 million USD in damages. Tanya is the earliest 19th storm in a season.

Tropical Storm Van

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration October 4 – October 9
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)
Van formed east of Jamaica. It made land fall in Belize and dissipated two days later. It caused very little damage. Van is the earliest 20th storm in a season.

Tropical Storm Wendy

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration November 14 – November 20
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)
Wendy formed south of Cape Verde. It went north-west and never made land fall. It dissipated after peaking. Wendy breaks the streak of earliest named storms. It was also the last storm of the season.

Retired names

The WMO retired the names Rebekah and Fernand. For 2019 Rebekah will be replaced with Rechell, and Fernand will be replaced by Fordon.