The 2085 Atlantic hurricane season was the most active and costliest Atlantic hurricane season since 2081 as well as the deadliest since 2080. This was an above average season that produced a total of eighteen named storms, seven hurricanes, and three major hurricanes. The season officially started on June 12 and ended on December 31.[1] , with the first storm, Tropical Storm Andy, forming in the West Atlantic in mid-June, the. The final storm, Soely, crossed into the Florida on December 30.

The strongest, costliest and deadliest storm of the season was Hurricane Cat, on record the largest hurricane to hit Louisiana since Katrina in 2005. With up to 1,945 deaths attributed to it, Cat may have been the deadliest Atlantic hurricane since Emilly of 2005. Furthermore, damage from Cat is estimated to be at least US$48 billion, making Cat the ninth Stronger to reach Louisiana Atlantic hurricane in history.

Most forecasting groups predicted above average activity due to a developing El Niño and warmer than normal sea surface temperatures. All of the season's tropical cyclones, except Eva, Rebekah and , impacted land, and nine of those storms caused loss of life, directly or indirectly, We do not know yet what damage and deaths caused this season.

Season Summary

Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale


Tropical Storm Andy

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration June 12 – June 15
Peak intensity 70 mph (115 km/h) (1-min)  999 mbar (hPa)

The NHC began monitoring a tropical depression on the 12th, then announced that it would be the first storm of the 2085 season, on the 13th, a tropical storm developed and was renamed Andy according to the list of names, on the 14th, Andy made landfall In Central America, killing 4 people, 1 direct and 3 indirect, 23 people were injured and 1 disappeared, and on the 15th, Andy weakened and crossed the Atlantic to the Pacific but then is officially dissipated.

Tropical Storm Betty

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration June 25 – June 28
Peak intensity 60 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  1002 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Cat

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration July 07 – July 14
Peak intensity 175 mph (285 km/h) (1-min)  901 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Dorian

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration July 23 – July 26
Peak intensity 105 mph (170 km/h) (1-min)  974 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Eva

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration August 04 – August 06
Peak intensity 55 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Far

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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Duration August 04 – August 08
Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1004 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Ghita

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration August 13 – August 18
Peak intensity 130 mph (210 km/h) (1-min)  943 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Depression 08L

Tropical depression (SSHWS)
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Duration August 14 – August 15
Peak intensity 25 mph (45 km/h) (1-min)  1013 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Humberto

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
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Duration August 27 – September 02
Peak intensity 115 mph (185 km/h) (1-min)  942 mbar (hPa)

Storm Names

The following names were used for named storms that formed in the North Atlantic in 2085.The names not retired from this list will be used again in the 2091 season. This is the same list used in the 2079 seaoson, except for Betty which replaced Barry respectively. The names Betty were used for the first time this year.

  • Andy
  • Betty
  • Cat
  • Dorian
  • Eva
  • Far
  • Ghita
  • Humberto
  • Imelda
  • Jane
  • Kenny
  • Lenny
  • Marry
  • Nestor
  • Oliveira
  • Perry
  • Rebekah
  • Soely
  • Tanya (unused)
  • Van (unused)
  • Withiney (unused)


On April 10, 2086, at the 125th session of the RA IV hurricane committee, the name Cat was retired due to the damage and deaths it caused. The name was replaced with Claudia for the 2091 Atlantic hurricane season.

Season Effects

This is a table of all the storms that formed in the 2085 Atlantic hurricane season. It includes their duration, names, landfall(s), denoted in parentheses, damages, and death totals. Deaths in parentheses are additional and indirect (an example of an indirect death would be a traffic accident), but were still related to that storm. Damage and deaths include totals while the storm was extratropical, a wave, or a low, and all the damage figures are in 2085 USD.

2085 Atlantic hurricane season statistics
Dates active Storm category

at peak intensity

Max 1-min
mph (km/h)
Areas affected Damage
(millions USD)

Andy June 12 – June 15 Tropical storm 70 (115) 999 Honduras, Nicaragua $5 million 1(3)
Betty June 25 – June 28 Tropical storm 60 (100) 1002 none 0 0(0)
Cat July 07 – July 14 Category 5 hurricane 175 (285) 901 Louisiana $48 billion 1578(367)
Dorian July 23 – July 26 Category 2 hurricane 105 (170) 974 none 0 0(0)
Eva August 04 – August 06 Tropical storm 55 (85) 1000 Florida, Georgia $35 million 5(1)
Far August 04 – August 08 Tropical storm 40 (65) 1004 Southern United States (Texas) $2 million 0(0)
Ghita August 13 – August 18 Category 3 hurricane 130 (210) 943 none none 0(0)
08L August 14 – August 15 Tropical depression 25 (45) 1013 none none 0(0)
Humberto August 27 – September 02 Category 3 hurricane 115 (185) 942 none none 0(0)