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2002 atlantic hurricane season




Storms

Hurricane Andrew

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Michael 2012 
DurationMay 31 – June 11
Peak intensity155 mph (250 km/h) (1-min)  927 mbar (hPa)

The name andrew was brung back for a 2nd chance as long it want destructive, it didnt make a landfall so it will be used in the 2008 season.

Hurricane Bonnie

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Igor 
DurationJune 5 – June 19
Peak intensity185 mph (295 km/h) (1-min)  885 mbar (hPa)

Didnt make a landfall.

Hurricane Carlos

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Ophelia 
DurationJune 25 – July 1
Peak intensity75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  985 mbar (hPa)

Formed off of north carolina and moved east and didnt make a landfall.

Hurricane Darlene

Category 7 hurricane
Andrew 
DurationJune 30 – August 6
Peak intensity230 mph (370 km/h) (1-min)  841 mbar (hPa)

Was the 2nd most powerful cyclone recorded, with winds topping 230 mph. Darlene made landfall in cedarkey, florida with winds of 195 mph, making it the strongest landfalling hurricane since Camille. Darlene Caused $104.5 billion in damage and killed 65,000

Hurricane Earl

Category 6 hurricane
Kirk 2012 
DurationJuly 10 – July 31
Peak intensity195 mph (315 km/h) (1-min)  878 mbar (hPa)

Made landfall in halifax, nova scotia as a 115 mph Category 3, it caused $16 billion in damage and kill 85.

Hurricane Frances

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Superstorm 
DurationJuly 15 – July 30
Peak intensity75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  988 mbar (hPa)

Did a fuji-whara with earl before being absorbed by Darlene.

Tropical Storm Grant

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJuly 22 – July 31
Peak intensity60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)

Made landfall in cuba, little or no damage was reported.

Hurricane Helene

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
European windstorm 2 
DurationJuly 30 – August 21
Peak intensity175 mph (280 km/h) (1-min)  899 mbar (hPa)

Was the most powerfull cyclone recorded to hit spain, it hit as a Category 4 with winds of 145 mph, it caused $55 billion in damage and killed 8,665.

Hurricane Irving

Category 10 hurricane
Tip 
DurationAugust 3 – September 21
Peak intensity385 mph (620 km/h) (1-min)  790 mbar (hPa)

Was the most powerful cyclone recorded, it made landfall in atlantic city, new jersey with winds of 385 mph, it caused $190 quintillion in damage and killed 95,000.

Tropical Storm Jeanne

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationAugust 11 – August 19
Peak intensity65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  995 mbar (hPa)

Moved through the carribean without affecting land.

Hurricane Karl

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Leslie 2012 
DurationAugust 17 – August 31
Peak intensity145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min)  941 mbar (hPa)

Stayed out in the atlantic.

Hurricane Love

Category 6 hurricane
Andrew 
DurationAugust 25 – September 12
Peak intensity205 mph (335 km/h) (1-min)  880 mbar (hPa)

Love was a powerful hurricane, which would make sense seeing how love is the strongest feeling and word, love peeked at 205 mph and made landfall in cuba as a weak Category 5 and New orleans, Louisiana as a Category 3, it caused $70 billion in damage and killed 3,620.

Hurricane Mitch

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hypercane 2 
DurationSeptember 5 – September 22
Peak intensity180 mph (285 km/h) (1-min)  890 mbar (hPa)

Mitch was a powerful hurricane, Mitch would make landfall in cuba as a weak Category 3 and Tampa, Florida as a Strong Category 3, it caused $45 billion in damage and killed 1,620.

Hurricane Nicole

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Katrina 
DurationSeptember 11 – September 29
Peak intensity180 mph (285 km/h) (1-min)  891 mbar (hPa)

Nicole was a powerful hurricane, it hit Lake Charles, Louisiana as a Category 5, it caused $95 billion in damage and killed 6,620.

Hurricane Otto

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Sandy 2012 
DurationSeptember 16 – October 3
Peak intensity175 mph (280 km/h) (1-min)  901 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Otto made landfall in savannah, georgia as a 145 mph category 4, it caused $55 billion in damage and killed 1,000.

Hurricane Paloma

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
European windstorm 
DurationSeptember 22 – October 1
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  982 mbar (hPa)

Didnt make a landfall.

Hurricane Ron

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
European windstorm 3 
DurationSeptember 25 – October 2
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  984 mbar (hPa)

Had a similar track as ophelia of 2005 did.

Hurricane Selena

Category 7 hurricane
Rita 
DurationSeptember 30 – October 20
Peak intensity235 mph (380 km/h) (1-min)  841 mbar (hPa)

Selena was an odd storm, it did a total of 9 loops and made 5 different landfalls, the first of which was as a Category 5 in Miami, Florida. Than in New Orleans, Louisiana as a Category 5, In Galvaston, Texas as a Category 3 and than back in New Orleans Again But as a Category 1, it dissipated in indiana. Selena caused $110 billion in damage and killed 10,000.

Hurricane Tom

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Nadine 2012 
DurationOctober 7 – October 22
Peak intensity155 mph (250 km/h) (1-min)  928 mbar (hPa)

Stayed in the atlantic.

Hurricane Vixen

Category 6 hurricane
Rafael 2012 
DurationOctober 11 – October 25
Peak intensity195 mph (315 km/h) (1-min)  882 mbar (hPa)

Didnt make a landfall.

Tropical Storm Walter

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Oscar 2012 
DurationOctober 19 – October 31
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)

Was actually the regenerated remnants of tropical storm ron, walter didnt make a landfall but did generate a rather large water spout, upto a full mile wide..

Hurricane Alpha

Category 8 hurricane
Patty 2012 
DurationOctober 25 – December 5
Peak intensity255 mph (405 km/h) (1-min)  823 mbar (hPa)

the only landfall Alpha had in its life was in Cape lookout, North Carolina as a 155 mph Category 4, there, it caused $60 billion in damage and killed 100.

Hurricane Beta

Category 7 hurricane
Tip 
DurationOctober 31 – December 10
Peak intensity220 mph (350 km/h) (1-min)  856 mbar (hPa)

Stayed out in the atlantic.

Hurricane Gamma

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tip 
DurationNovember 10 – December 7
Peak intensity175 mph (280 km/h) (1-min)  893 mbar (hPa)

Gamma was a powerful hurricane, Gamma peeked at 165 mph and made landfall in cuba as a weak Category 5, it caused $49 billion in damage and killed 11,620.

Hurricane Delta

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tip 
DurationNovember 17 – December 6
Peak intensity155 mph (250 km/h) (1-min)  928 mbar (hPa)

Delta crossed into the eastern pacific after making landfall in Nicaragua as a Moderate Category 3, it caused $35 billion in damage and killed 150.

Hurricane Epsilon

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tip 
DurationNovember 17 – December 1
Peak intensity180 mph (285 km/h) (1-min)  900 mbar (hPa)

Epsilon made landfall in cozumel as a Category 3 and in Tampa as a Category 1, it caused $40 billion in damage and killed 190.

Hurricane Zeta

Category 6 hurricane
Tip 
DurationNovember 27 – December 21
Peak intensity205 mph (335 km/h) (1-min)  877 mbar (hPa)

Stayed in the atlantic.

Hurricane Eta

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tip 
DurationNovember 30 – December 19
Peak intensity160 mph (260 km/h) (1-min)  928 mbar (hPa)

Eta crossed into the eastern pacific after making landfall in Nicaragua as a Moderate Category 4, it caused $45 billion in damage and killed 510.

Hurricane Theta

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tip 
DurationDecember 7 – December 19
Peak intensity135 mph (215 km/h) (1-min)  938 mbar (hPa)

Brushed Bermuda but didnt have very severe effects.

Hurricane Iota

Category 6 hurricane
Tip 
DurationDecember 17 – January 3, 2003
Peak intensity220 mph (350 km/h) (1-min)  861 mbar (hPa)

Stayed in the atlantic.

Hurricane Kappa

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tip 
DurationDecember 25 – January 9, 2003
Peak intensity165 mph (270 km/h) (1-min)  921 mbar (hPa)

Hit spain as a Tropical Depression, it caused $500 million in damage due to major flooding and a tornado outbreak, and it killed 1,000.

Hurricane Lambda

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tip 
DurationDecember 31 – January 12, 2003
Peak intensity125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  957 mbar (hPa)

Stayed out in the atlantic.

Hurricane Mu

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tip 
DurationDecember 31, 2002 – February 1, 2003
Peak intensity165 mph (270 km/h) (1-min)  915 mbar (hPa)

Mu hit St, Augustine, Florida as a Category 3, it caused $35 billion in damage and killed 500, Mu was the last storm of the Hyper-active season, dissipating February 1st, 2003.