This is the Dvorak technique version of the 2010 Pacific hurricane season. The actual 2010 season is listed here.


Tropical storm (NHC)
Agatha 29 May 2010 AVHRR.jpg
Duration May 29 – May 30
Peak intensity 95 km/h (60 mph) (1-min)  996 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Agatha

(From Agatha to Agatha) Intensity raised from 45mph/1001 mBar.
Tropical storm (NHC)
Pre-Tropical Depression Two-E 2013-05-27 1940Z.jpg
Duration June 16 – June 17
Peak intensity 75 km/h (45 mph) (1-min)  1003 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Blas

(From TD 2-E to Blas) Intensity raised from 35mph/1007 mBar.
Tropical storm (NHC)
TS Blas 06-17 1740UTC.jpg
Duration June 17 – June 22
Peak intensity 95 km/h (60 mph) (1-min)  996 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Celia

(From Blas to Celia) Intensity lowered from 65mph/994 mBar.
Category 4 tropical cyclone (NHC)
Hurricane Celia (2010) - VIS.jpg
Duration June 19 – June 29
Peak intensity 250 km/h (155 mph) (1-min)  908 hPa (mbar)

Hurricane Darby

(From Celia to Darby) Intensity raised and lowered from 160mph/921 mBar.
Category 3 tropical cyclone (NHC)
Darby Jun 25 2010 1955Z.jpg
Duration June 23 – June 29
Peak intensity 195 km/h (120 mph) (1-min)  941 hPa (mbar)

Hurricane Estelle

(From Darby to Estelle) Intensity raised from 120mph/959 mBar.
Tropical storm (NHC)
6E vis 15JUL2010 1730UTC.jpg
Duration July 15 – July 17
Peak intensity 85 km/h (50 mph) (1-min)  992 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Frank

(From Six-E to Frank) Intensity raised from 35mph/1006 mBar.
Tropical storm (AMS)
Estelle aug 7 2010 1810Z.jpg
Duration August 6 – August 11
Peak intensity 100 km/h (65 mph) (1-min)  985 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Georgette

(From Estelle to Georgette) Intensity raised from 65mph/994 mBar.
Tropical depression (AMS)
08E aug 20 2010.jpg
Duration August 20 – August 22
Peak intensity 55 km/h (35 mph) (1-min)  999 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Depression Eight-E

(from TD Eight-E to TD Eight-E) Intensity raised from 35mph/1003 mBar.
Category 1 tropical cyclone (NHC)
Hurricane Frank 2010 off the coast of Mexico.jpg
Duration August 21 – August 29
Peak intensity 140 km/h (85 mph) (1-min)  972 hPa (mbar)

Hurricane Howard

(From Frank to Howard) Intensity raised and lowered from 90mph/978 mBar.
Tropical storm (NHC)
Tropical Depression Ten-E 2010-09-03 1750Z.jpg
Duration September 3 – September 4
Peak intensity 75 km/h (45 mph) (1-min)  995 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Ivette

(From TD Ten-E to Ivette) Intensity raised from 35mph/1003 mBar.
Tropical storm (NHC)
11-E sept 3 2010 1745Z.jpg
Duration Se0tember 3 – September 4 (Exited Basin)
Peak intensity 65 km/h (40 mph) (1-min)  998 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Javier

(From TD Eleven-E to Javier) Intensity raised from 35mph/1004 mBar.
Tropical storm (NHC)
Georgette sept 21 2010.jpg
Duration September 21 – September 23
Peak intensity 85 km/h (55 mph) (1-min)  987 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Kay

(From Georgette to Kay) Intensity raised from 40mph/999 mBar.
Tropical storm (NHC)
Omeka 2010-12-19 0057Z.jpg
Duration December 20 – December 22
Peak intensity 85 km/h (50 mph) (1-min)  991 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Pewa

(From Omeka to Pewa) Intensity raised and lowered from 60mph/997 mBar.


This is the list of names used in the 2010 Pacific hurricane season (Dvorak technique). This was the same list used in the 2004 season.

  • Agatha
  • Blas
  • Celia
  • Darby
  • Estelle
  • Frank
  • Georgette
  • Howard
  • Javier
  • Ivette
  • Kay
  • Lester (unused)
  • Molly (unused)
  • Newton (unused)
  • Orlene (unused)
  • Paine (unused)
  • Roberta (unused)
  • Stephen (unused)
  • Tina (unused)
  • Virgil (unused)
  • Willow (unused)
  • Xerxes (unused)
  • Yolanda (unused)
  • Zeke (unused)

For storms that form in the Central Pacific Hurricane Center's area of responsibility, encompassing the area between 140 degrees west and the International Date Line, all names are used in a series of four rotating lists. The next four names that were slated for use in 2010 are shown below, however only the name Pewa was used.

  • Pewa
  • Unala (unused)
  • Wali (unused)
  • Ana (unused)


The name Agatha was retired in the Spring of 2011 due to causing over $1 billion dollars and taking the lives of hundreds. The replacement name chosen for the 2016 season was Aliyah.