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2017-18 Southern Hemisphere Cyclone Season
Marcus 2018-03-21 1505Z
Season summary map
Seasonal boundaries
First system formed November 22, 2017
Last system dissipated May 1, 2018
Strongest storm
Name Marcus
 • Maximum winds 230 km/h (145 mph)
 • Lowest pressure 912 hPa (mbar)
Seasonal statistics
Total depressions 23
Tropical cyclones 22
Severe tropical cyclones 13
Total fatalities Unknown
Total damage Unknown
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South Pacific tropical cyclone seasons

So far, the 2017-18 Southern Hemisphere Cyclone Season was fairly active, much more active than the previous year, and featured the first Category 5 tropical cyclone in the southern hemisphere since Cyclone Fantala in early 2016, which was also the first Category 5 tropical cyclone in the Australian Region since Cyclone Ita in 2014.

201718SHEM (5)

Season Summary Map

Timeline

Storm Names

Names in Italics reached 75 mph or higher. Bolded names reached 115 mph or higher (1 minute sustained).

Australian Region

Hilda Irving Joyce Kelvin Linda Marcus
Nora Owen (unused) Penny (unused) Riley (unused) Savannah (unused) Trevor (unused)

South Pacific

  • Fehi
  • Gita
  • Hola
  • Iris
  • Josie
  • Keni
  • Liua (unused)
  • Mona (unused)
  • Neil (unused)
  • Oma (unused)

South-west Indian Ocean

  • Ava
  • Berguitta
  • Cebile
  • Dumazile
  • Eliakim
  • Fakir
  • Guambe (unused)
  • Habana (unused)
  • Iman (unused)
  • Jobo (unused)
  • Kanga (unused)
  • Ludzi (unused)
  • Melina (unused)
  • Nathan (unused)
  • Onias (unused)
  • Pelagie (unused)
  • Quamar (unused)
  • Rita (unused)
  • Solani (unused)
  • Tarik (unused)
  • Urilia (unused)
  • Vuyane (unused)
  • Wagner (unused)
  • Xusa (unused)
  • Yarona (unused)
  • Zacarias (unused)