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2020 Atlantic hurricane season
2020 Atlantic hurricane season.jpg
First storm formed June 5
Last storm dissipated December 25
Strongest storm Hanna - 930 mb, 150 mph
Total depressions 17
Total storms 15
Hurricanes 8
Major hurricanes 3
Total damages $50.765 billion (2015 USD)
Total fatalities 565



Seasonal forecasts

Source Date Named

storms

Hurricanes Major

hurricanes

NOAA May 31, 2020 13-17 5-10 1-4
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Actual activity 15 8 3


Season Summary

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1st, 2020 and ended November 30th, 2020.


Storms

Storms
C1 Arthur
TS Bertha
TS Cristobal
TD Four
C4 Dolly
C2 Edouard
C1 Fay
SS Gonzalo
C4 Hanna
TS Isaias
C3 Josephine
TS Kyle
C1 Laura
C2 Marco
TS Nana
TS Omar
TD Seventeen

Hurricane Arthur

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Earl 02 sept 1998 2028Z.jpg Hurricane Arthur (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration June 5 – June 12
Intensity 80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min),  981 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Hurricane Arthur (2020)


Tropical Storm Bertha

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Helene Aug 17 2012 1650Z.jpg Tropical Storm Bertha (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration June 27 – June 30
Intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min),  996 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Cristobal

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Tropical Storm Lisa (2004).jpg Tropical Storm Cristobal (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration July 12 – July 19
Intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min),  985 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Depression Four

Tropical depression (SSHS)
Invest 91L (2008).jpg Tropical Depression Four (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration July 25 – July 26
Intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min),  1004 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Dolly

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Andrew.jpg Hurricane Dolly (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration August 1 – August 15
Intensity 145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min),  934 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Hurricane Dolly (2020)


Hurricane Edouard

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Danielle 17 aug 2004 1255Z.jpg Hurricane Edouard (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration August 6 – August 14
Intensity 100 mph (155 km/h) (1-min),  970 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Fay

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
JERRY oct 15 1989 1939Z.jpg Hurricane Fay (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration August 14 – August 20
Intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min),  987 mbar (hPa)

Main article: Hurricane Fay (2020)


Subtropical Storm Gonzalo

Subtropical storm (SSHS)


Jerry 23 sept 2007 1616Z.jpg Subtropical Storm Gonzalo (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration August 19 – August 22
Intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min),  998 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Hanna

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Dean 18 aug 2007 1409Z.jpg Hurricane Hanna (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration August 31 – September 16
Intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min),  930 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Dean 83 sat.jpg Tropical Storm Isaias (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration September 2 – September 7
Intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min),  989 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Josephine

Category 3 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Karl (2004).jpg Hurricane Josephine (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration September 10 – September 26
Intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min),  949 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Kyle

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Tropical Storm Bret (1993).jpg Tropical Storm Kyle (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration September 18 – September 21
Intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min),  999 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Laura

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Ophelia (2005) - IR.jpg Hurricane Laura (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration September 30 – October 6
Intensity 90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min),  972 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Marco

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Charley 2004.jpg Hurricane Marco (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration October 13 – October 21
Intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min),  958 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Nana

Tropical storm (SSHS)
TS Helene 2000.jpg Tropical Storm Nana (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration October 19 – October 24
Intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min),  993 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Omar

Tropical storm (SSHS)
TD14-1995.gif Tropical Storm Omar (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration October 31 – November 2
Intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min),  1000 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Depression Seventeen

Tropical depression (SSHS)
Possible Subtropical Storm (2011).jpg Tropical Depression Seventeen (2020 - Track).jpg
Duration December 24 – December 25
Intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min),  1001 mbar (hPa)





Timeline

wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale


Storm names

The following names will be used to name tropical and subtropical cyclones in the 2020 season.

  • Arthur
  • Bertha
  • Cristobal
  • Dolly
  • Edouard
  • Fay
  • Gonzalo
  • Hanna
  • Isaias
  • Josephine
  • Kyle
  • Laura
  • Marco
  • Nana
  • Omar
  • Paulette (unused)
  • Rene (unused)
  • Sally (unused)
  • Teddy (unused)
  • Vicky (unused)
  • Wilfred (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 2020 Atlantic 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).

2020 North Atlantic 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


Arthur June 5 – June 12 Category 1 hurricane 80 (130) 981 US East Coast (New York), US Gulf Coast (Florida), Mexico, Cuba 500 17
Bertha June 27 – June 30 Tropical storm 50 (85) 996 Mexico 15 7
Cristobal July 12 – July 19 Tropical storm 70 (110) 985 None 0 0
Four July 25 – July 26 Tropical depression 35 (55) 1004 Venezuela Minor 0

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