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The 2015 Pacific hurricane season began on May 15th, 2015 and ended November 30th, 2015.


Seasonal forecasts

Source Date Named

storms

Hurricanes Major

hurricanes

NOAA May 14, 2015 17 11 5
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Actual activity 21 13 8


Season Summary

Storms

Storms
C2 Andres
C3 Blanca
TS Carlos
TD Four-E
C1 Dolores
C5 Enrique
TS Felicia
TS Guillermo
TD Nine-E
C4 Hilda
TS Ignacio
C4 Jimena
TS Kevin
C2 Linda
C3 Marty
TS Ela
C2 Nora
C5 Olaf
TS Halola
TD Eighteen-E
C1 Patricia
C5 Rick
TS Sandra
C3 Terry

Hurricane Andres

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Isis Aug 9 1980 0227Z.png Hurricane Andres (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration May 18 – May 24
Peak intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)  963 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Blanca

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Daniel 10 Jul 1982 2159z.png Hurricane Blanca (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration May 31 – June 7
Peak intensity 115 mph (185 km/h) (1-min)  959 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Carlos

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
ALETTA 1982 may 21 2150Z.jpg Tropical Storm Carlos (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration June 6 – June 11
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  988 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Depression Four-E

Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Narda 28 September 1983.jpg Tropical Depression Four-E (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration June 12 – June 14
Peak intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min)  1003 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Dolores

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
BUD 1982 jun 15 2155Z.jpg Hurricane Dolores (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration June 20 – June 27
Peak intensity 80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  981 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Enrique

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane John 23 aug 1994 1739Z.jpg Hurricane Enrique (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration June 30 – July 15
Peak intensity 160 mph (260 km/h) (1-min)  924 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Felicia

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Simon 1 November 1984.jpg Tropical Storm Felicia (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration July 4 – July 7
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Guillermo

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Adrian 08 jun 1987 1350Z.jpg Tropical Storm Guillermo (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration July 10 – July 13
Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Depression Nine-E

Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Kay 31 aug 1986 2248Z.jpg Tropical Depression Nine-E (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration July 15 – July 17
Peak intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min)  1002 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Hilda

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Adolph 23 May 1983.jpg Hurricane Hilda (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration July 25 – August 4
Peak intensity 140 mph (220 km/h) (1-min)  938 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Ignacio

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Douglas jun 19 1990 2043Z.jpg Tropical Storm Ignacio (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration July 31 – August 4
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  995 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Jimena

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Kevin 1991.jpg Hurricane Jimena (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration August 6 – August 28
Peak intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min)  930 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Kevin

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
TS Xavier 1992.jpg Tropical Storm Kevin (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration August 10 – August 13
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  998 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Linda

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Carlotta 13 july 2006 2105Z.jpg Hurricane Linda (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration August 17 – August 24
Peak intensity 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)  968 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Marty

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Bud (2006) - VIS.jpg Hurricane Marty (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration August 20 – August 31
Peak intensity 125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  946 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Ela

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Unnamed TS 14 may 1996 1451Z.jpg Tropical Storm Ela (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration August 20 – August 24
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  997 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Nora

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Kay 1980.png Hurricane Nora (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration August 23 – September 4
Peak intensity 100 mph (155 km/h) (1-min)  969 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Olaf

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
LINDA.jpg Hurricane Olaf (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration August 30 – September 21
Peak intensity 190 mph (305 km/h) (1-min)  897 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Halola

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Skip 7 September 1985.jpg Typhoon Halola (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration September 1 – September 4 (Crossed into Western Pacific)
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  988 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Typhoon Halola (2015)


Tropical Depression Eighteen-E

Tropical depression (SSHWS)
TD 8E 23 july 1986 2303.jpg Tropical Depression Eighteen-E (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration September 2 – September 4
Peak intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min)  1003 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Patricia

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tropical Storm Bud (2000).jpg Hurricane Patricia (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration September 6 – September 11
Peak intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Rick

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Hernan (2002).jpg Hurricane Rick (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration September 10 – September 24
Peak intensity 165 mph (270 km/h) (1-min)  911 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Sandra

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Twenty-Five-E 1985.jpg Tropical Storm Sandra (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration September 19 – September 23
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Terry

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Douglas (2002).jpg Hurricane Terry (2015 - Track).jpg
Duration September 26 – October 7
Peak intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  949 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Vivian

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Miriam (2012) - VIS.jpg
Duration September 30 – October 10
Peak intensity 135 mph (215 km/h) (1-min)  942 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Waldo

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Kenna 19 August 1984.jpg
Duration October 9 – October 12
Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Xina

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Blanca Jun 10 1997 2046Z.jpg
Duration October 14 – October 18
Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane York

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Otis oct 28 1981 2142Z.jpg
Duration October 19 – October 31
Peak intensity 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)  962 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Zelda

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Kenneth (2005).jpg
Duration October 30 – November 8
Peak intensity 145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min)  934 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Iune

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Blas 17 jun 1986 2246Z.jpg
Duration November 1 – November 5
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  994 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Alpha

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Kay 31 aug 1986 2248Z.jpg
Duration November 10 – November 14
Peak intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)


Timeline

wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale


Storm names

The following names will be used to name tropical and subtropical cyclones in the 2015 season.

  • Andres
  • Blanca
  • Carlos
  • Dolores
  • Enrique
  • Felicia
  • Guillermo
  • Hilda
  • Ignacio
  • Jimena
  • Kevin
  • Linda
  • Marty
  • Nora
  • Olaf
  • Patricia
  • Rick
  • Sandra
  • Terry
  • Vivian
  • Waldo
  • Xina
  • York (unused)
  • Zelda (unused)

For storms that form in the Central Pacific Hurricane Center's area of responsibility, encompassing the area between 140°W and the International Date Line, all names are used in a series of four rotating lists. The next four names slated for use are shown below.

  • Ela
  • Halola
  • Iune (unused)
  • Kilo (unused)


Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) Rating

ACE (104 kt2) – Storm: Source
1 0.00 Storm 12 0.00 Storm
2 0.00 Storm 13 0.00 Storm
3 0.00 Storm 14 0.00 Storm
4 0.00 Storm 15 0.00 Storm
5 0.00 Storm 16 0.00 Storm
6 0.00 Storm 17 0.00 Storm
7 0.00 Storm 18 0.00 Storm
8 0.00 Storm 19 0.00 Storm
9 0.00 Storm 20 0.00 Storm
10 0.00 Storm 21 0.00 Storm
11 0.00 Storm 22 0.00 Storm
Total=0.0

ACE is the result of a storm's winds multiplied by how long it lasted for, so storms or subtropical storms (Originally not included up until 2012) that at lasted a long time , as well as particularly strong hurricanes , have higher ACE totals. Tropical Depressions are not included in season total.


Season effects

This is a table of the storms and their effects in the 2015 Pacific hurricane season. This table includes the storm's names, duration, peak intensity, Areas affected (bold indicates made landfall in that region at least once), damages, and death totals. Deaths in parentheses are additional and indirect (an example of an indirect death would be a traffic accident), but are still storm-related. Damage and deaths include totals while the storm was extratropical, a wave or a low. All of the damage figures are in 2015 USD (the listed damage figure is in millions).

2015 East Pacific tropical cyclone statistics
Storm
name
Dates active Storm category

at peak intensity

Max 1-min
wind
mph (km/h)
Min.
press.
(mbar)
Areas affected Damage
(millions USD)
Deaths


Andres May 18 – May 26 Category 2 hurricane 110 (175) 963 Mexico, Baja California 65 7
Blanca May 31 – June 7 Category 3 hurricane 115 (185) 959 None 0 0
Carlos June 6 – June 11 Tropical storm 70 (110) 988 Baja California 5 4
Four-E June 12 – June 14 Tropical depression 35 (55) 1004 None 0 0
Dolores June 20 – June 27 Category 1 hurricane 80 (130) 981 None 0 0
Enrique June 30 – July 15 Category 5 hurricane 160 (260) 924 None 0 0
Felicia July 4 – July 7 Tropical storm 50 (85) 996 Baja California 10 5
Guillermo July 10 – July 13 Tropical storm 40 (65) 1000 None 0 0
Nine-E July 15 – July 17 Tropical depression 35 (55) 1002 None 0 0
Hilda July 25 – August 4 Category 4 hurricane 140 (220) 938 US West Coast (California) 5 3
Ignacio July 31 – August 4 Tropical storm 60 (95) 995 None 0 0
Jimena August 6 – August 28 Category 4 hurricane 150 (240) 930 None 0 0
Kevin August 10 – August 13 Tropical storm 45 (75) 998 None 0 0
Linda August 17 – August 24 Category 2 hurricane 105 (165) 968 None 0 0
Marty August 20 – August 31 Category 3 hurricane 125 (205) 946 None 0 0
Ela August 20 – August 24 Tropical storm 50 (85) 997 None 0 0
Nora August 23 – September 4 Category 2 hurricane 100 (155) 969 None 0 0
Olaf August 30 – September 21 Category 5 hurricane 190 (305) 897 None 0 0
Halola September 1 – September 4 Tropical storm 70 (110) 988 None 0 0
Eighteen-E September 2 – September 4 Tropical depression 35 (55) 1003 None 0 0
Patricia September 6 – September 11 Category 1 hurricane 75 (120) 987 Baja California 5 3
Rick September 10 – September 24 Category 5 hurricane 165 (270) 911 None 0 0
Sandra September 19 – September 23 Tropical storm 50 (85) 996 Baja California 10 5
Terry September 26 – October 7 Category 3 hurricane 120 (195) 949 None 0 0

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