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The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season was a hyperactive season with 30 named storms, 24 hurricanes, and 16 major hurricanes.

Storms

Hurricane Amy

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJune 1 – June 15
Peak intensity90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min)  982 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Bret

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJune 12 – June 24
Peak intensity155 mph (250 km/h) (1-min)  935 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Bret was a devastating hurricane; it hit Cozumel, Mexico as a strong Category 4 hurricane. Bret caused $16.62 billion in damage and killed 882 people.

Tropical Storm Claudia

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJune 23 – July 1
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Claudia only affected marine life. In post-analysis, Claudia was found to have been fully tropical and slightly stronger, resulting in its winds increasing from 60 mph to 70 mph.


Hurricane Danny

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJuly 9 – July 20
Peak intensity120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  959 mbar (hPa)

A subtropical low near Puerto Rico became Subtropical Depression Four and shortly after was named Danny. Danny transitioned to a fully tropical cyclone and became a hurricane on July 13.


Hurricane Emily

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJuly 16 – July 24
Peak intensity80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  985 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Emily hit Lake Charles, Lousiana and caused $260 million in damages and killing 7.

Hurricane Franklin

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJuly 16 – August 1
Peak intensity205 mph (335 km/h) (1-min)  876 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Franklin was the strongest storm of the season and had the highest wind speed and lowest pressure of all Atlantic hurricanes with 205 mph winds and a pressure of 876 mbar.

Tropical Depression Seven

Tropical depression (SSHWS)
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DurationJuly 23 – July 31
Peak intensity35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)

Seven was a tropical depression; it passed close to the Azores.

Hurricane Gert

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJuly 27 – August 13
Peak intensity160 mph (260 km/h) (1-min)  920 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane gert was a Category 5 hurricane that made landfall in Miami, Florida with winds of 150 mph. Gert caused $106.7 billion in damage and killed 2,675.

Hurricane Hugo

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationJuly 31 – August 11
Peak intensity110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)  970 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Hugo hit Galvaston, Texas as a category 2 with winds of 105 mph. Hugo caused $10.5 billion in damage and killed 69.

Hurricane Irene

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationAugust 10 – August 22
Peak intensity140 mph (220 km/h) (1-min)  946 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Jake

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationAugust 16 – August 31
Peak intensity135 mph (215 km/h) (1-min)  948 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Jake hit Marathon, Florida as a Category 3 with winds of 115 mph. Jake caused $1 billion in damage and killed 30.

Hurricane Katrina

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationAugust 19 – August 30
Peak intensity80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  985 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Katrina hit Boston, Massachusetts as a tropical storm. Katrina caused $100 million in damage and killed 5 people.

Hurricane Lee

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationAugust 19 – August 30
Peak intensity180 mph (285 km/h) (1-min)  888 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Lee made landfall on New Orleans, Louisiana as a Category 5 with winds of 160 mph. Lee caused $65 billion in damage and killed 1,000.

Tropical Storm Maria

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Earl 2016 
DurationAugust 25 – September 1
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  999 mbar (hPa)

Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. It caused $70 million in damages; no deaths were reported.

Tropical Storm Nate

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationAugust 26 – September 3
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  996 mbar (hPa)

Nate made landfall in New York City as a tropical storm. Nate caused $110 million in damage and killed 1.

Hurricane Ophelia

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationAugust 28 – September 10
Peak intensity125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  956 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Ophelia grazed Bermuda; it indirectly killed 2 people due to rip currents.

Hurricane Philippe

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationAugust 31 – September 11
Peak intensity115 mph (185 km/h) (1-min)  959 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Philippe grazed Bermuda. 6 people were killed indirectly due to rip currents caused by the storm.

Hurricane Rina

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationSeptember 7 – September 17
Peak intensity110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)  965 mbar (hPa)

Rina made landfall on St, Augustine, Florida as a Category 1 with winds of 75 mph. Rina caused $350 million in damage and killed 13.

Hurricane Sean

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationSeptember 15 – September 22
Peak intensity80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  985 mbar (hPa)

Did not affect land.

Hurricane Tammy

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationSeptember 30 – October 7
Peak intensity75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)

Tammy hit Jacksonville, Florida as a 65 mph tropical storm. Tammy caused $300 million in damage and killed 10.

Hurricane Vince

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationOctober 5 – October 17
Peak intensity155 mph (250 km/h) (1-min)  925 mbar (hPa)

Vince hit Pensacola, Florida with winds of 120 mph. Vince caused $15 billion in damage and killed 100.

Tropical Storm Whitney

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationOctober 31 – November 5
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  992 mbar (hPa)

Whitney hit Honduras as a tropical storm. It caused $300 million in damage and killed 15.

Hurricane Alpha

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationNovember 3 – November 25
Peak intensity185 mph (295 km/h) (1-min)  888 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Alpha was a devastating hurricane; it made landfall on Haiti as a Category 4, made landfall on Tampa, Florida as a Category 5, and hit New York as a Category 2. In all, Alpha caused $95 billion in damages and killed 9,600 people.

Hurricane Beta

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationNovember 9 – November 26
Peak intensity190 mph (305 km/h) (1-min)  883 mbar (hPa)

Beta made landfall on Honduras as a Category 3; it caused $36.5 billion in damages and killed 215.

Tropical Storm Gamma

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationNovember 13 – November 19
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  991 mbar (hPa)

Gamma made landfall on Cozumel, Mexico as a tropical storm. It caused $200 million in damages and killed 10.

Hurricane Delta

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationNovember 21 – December 5
Peak intensity165 mph (270 km/h) (1-min)  921 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Epsilon

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationNovember 30 – December 10
Peak intensity120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  960 mbar (hPa)

Epsilon made landfall on New York City as a Category 1; it caused $500 million in damages and killed 40.

Hurricane Zeta

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationDecember 6 – December 21
Peak intensity195 mph (315 km/h) (1-min)  885 mbar (hPa)

Zeta was the second strongest of the season. It made landfall in Bermuda as a Category 4 with winds of 155 mph; it caused $7 billion in damage and killed 300.

Hurricane Eta

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationDecember 15 – December 23
Peak intensity75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Eta hit Miami, Florida at peak intensity causing $100 million in damages and killed 5.

Hurricane Theta

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north 
DurationDecember 22 – January 1, 2020
Peak intensity120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  960 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Theta made landfall on the Azores as a Category 2; it caused $150 million in damages and killed 35.