Predictions

Predictions for the 2020 Mediterranean Hurricane Season
Source Date Named
storms
Hurricanes Major
hurricanes
Average (2017-2020) 19 11 7
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BNMA January 12, 2020 20-27 10-16 6-11
RTCTTWC January 12, 2020 15-23 9-13 5-9
AHC January 23, 2020 14-15 2-3 0-1
WSHA March 3, 2020 16-20 7-10 4-7
WSHA March 19, 2020 23-30 12-16 5-10
FTWC May 5, 2020 26 17 12
MWC May 5, 2020 12-26 3-13 4-5
STCC May 6, 2020 25-28 13-14 7-9
CHC May 14, 2020 30-38 20-25 16-22
AFCPC June 16, 2020 35-45 24-30 17-23
LNHA June 19, 2020 29-31 21-25 14-16
PHWC June 23, 2020 35 29 19
BNMA June 24, 2020 40-48 28-36 19-25
HLMA June 25, 2020 41-46 30-34 19-22
SJHC July 3, 2020 45-50 32-35 17-20
PHWC July 9, 2020 42 35 25
PWC July 25, 2020 41-48 33-37 20-23
LNHA July 26, 2020 47-61 36-45 25-31
LNHA August 2, 2020 42-49 34-37 21-28
HJS August 6, 2020 48-55 36-41 22-30
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Actual activity
46 36 22

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Overview

wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

Systems

Tropical Storm Anthony

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Anthony2020sim.png Anthony2020.png
DurationJanuary 14 – January 17
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Beth

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Beth2020sim.png Beth2020.png
DurationJanuary 20 – January 26
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  984 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Collin

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Collin2020sim.png Collin2020.png
DurationJanuary 29 – February 10
Peak intensity175 mph (280 km/h) (1-min)  912 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Denny

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Denny2020sim.png Denny2020.png
DurationFebruary 14 – February 24
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  991 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Ernie

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Ernie2020sim.png Ernie2020.png
DurationFebruary 15 – February 28
Peak intensity120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  958 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Francesca

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Francesca2020sim.png Francesca2020.png
DurationFebruary 25 – March 4
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  980 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Gary

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Gary2020sim.png Gary2020.png
DurationMarch 1 – March 7
Peak intensity40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)  1004 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Holly

Category 7 hurricane
Holly2020sim.png Holly2020.png
DurationMarch 4 – March 22
Peak intensity245 mph (400 km/h) (1-min)  845 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Isaiah

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Isaiah2020sim.png Isaiah2020.png
DurationMarch 8 – March 21
Peak intensity110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)  969 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Jill

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Jill2020sim.png Jill2020.png
DurationMarch 8 – March 15
Peak intensity60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  994 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Kamron

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Kamron2020sim.png Kamron2020.png
DurationMarch 15 – March 26
Peak intensity140 mph (220 km/h) (1-min)  941 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Lily

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Lily2020sim.png Lily2020.png
DurationMarch 22 – March 27
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  980 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Mark

Category 6 hurricane
Mark2020sim.png Mark2020.png
DurationMarch 27 – April 3
Peak intensity215 mph (345 km/h) (1-min)  873 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Nina

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Nina2020sim.png Nina2020.png
DurationApril 7 – April 11
Peak intensity65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)  992 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Oliver

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Oliver2020sim.png Oliver2020.png
DurationApril 8 – April 16
Peak intensity80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  985 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Paulina

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Paulina2020sim.png Paulina2020.png
DurationApril 16 – April 30
Peak intensity120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  964 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Ricky

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Ricky2020sim.png Ricky2020.png
DurationApril 21 – April 29
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  992 mbar (hPa)


Hypercane Sophia

Hypercane
Sophia2020sim.png Sophia2020.png
DurationApril 22 – May 16
Peak intensity700 mph (1130 km/h) (1-min)  395 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Tommy

Category 7 hurricane
Tommy2020sim.png Tommy2020.png
DurationApril 26 – May 16
Peak intensity240 mph (390 km/h) (1-min)  851 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Vanessa

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Vanessa2020sim.png Vanessa2020.png
DurationMay 10 – May 22
Peak intensity90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min)  974 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Walker

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Walker2020sim.png Walker2020.png
DurationMay 23 – June 2
Peak intensity140 mph (220 km/h) (1-min)  946 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Alan

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Alan2020sim.png Alan2020.png
DurationMay 28 – June 1
Peak intensity60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  995 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Bailey

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Bailey2020sim.png Bailey2020.png
DurationJune 3 – June 10
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  982 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Carl

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Carl2020sim.png Carl2020.png
DurationJune 5 – June 18
Peak intensity185 mph (295 km/h) (1-min)  889 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Darla

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Darla2020sim.png Darla2020.png
DurationJune 10 – June 20
Peak intensity125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  950 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Edwin

Category 6 hurricane
Edwin2020sim.png Edwin2020.png
DurationJune 15 – July 3
Peak intensity210 mph (340 km/h) (1-min)  875 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Franklin

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Franklin2020sim.png Franklin2020Medi.png
DurationJune 18 – June 25
Peak intensity115 mph (185 km/h) (1-min)  962 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Gina

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Gina2020sim.png Gina2020.png
DurationJune 19 – June 25
Peak intensity130 mph (215 km/h) (1-min)  949 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Harry

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Harry2020sim.png Harry2020Medi.png
DurationJune 24 – July 1
Peak intensity125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  956 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Ivory

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Ivory2020sim.png Ivory2020.png
DurationJune 28 – July 3
Peak intensity100 mph (155 km/h) (1-min)  977 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane James

Category 8 hurricane
James2020sim.png James2020Medi.png
DurationJuly 1 – July 12
Peak intensity275 mph (445 km/h) (1-min)  797 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Katherine

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Katherine2020sim.png Katherine2020.png
DurationJuly 3 – July 9
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  977 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Lindsey

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Lindsey2020sim.png Lindsey2020.png
DurationJuly 7 – July 13
Peak intensity105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)  969 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Matthew

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Matthew2020sim.png Matthew2020.png
DurationJuly 10 – July 19
Peak intensity165 mph (270 km/h) (1-min)  913 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Nancy

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Nancy2020sim.png Nancy2020.png
DurationJuly 15 – July 19
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  984 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Owen

Category 6 hurricane
Owen2020sim.png Owen2020.png
DurationJuly 17 – July 28
Peak intensity200 mph (325 km/h) (1-min)  878 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Patsy

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Patsy2020sim.png Patsy2020.png
DurationJuly 20 – July 25
Peak intensity105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)  974 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Ronald

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Ronald2020sim.png Ronald2020.png
DurationJuly 22 – August 1
Peak intensity145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min)  937 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Susan

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Susan2020sim.png Susan2020.png
DurationJuly 27 – August 4
Peak intensity120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  966 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Theodore

Category 8 hurricane
Theodore2020sim.png Theodore2020Med.png
DurationJuly 30 – August 26
Peak intensity300 mph (480 km/h) (1-min)  794 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Veronica

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Veronica2020sim.png Veronica2020.png
DurationAugust 6 – August 9
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  997 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Warrick

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Warrick2020sim.png Warrick2020.png
DurationAugust 10 – August 13
Peak intensity60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  995 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Alpha

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Alpha2020sim.png Alpha2020.png
DurationAugust 16 – August 23
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  982 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Beta

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Beta2020sim.png Beta2020.png
DurationAugust 25 – September 3
Peak intensity125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  956 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Gamma

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Gamma2020sim.png Gamma2020.png
DurationSeptember 1 – September 7
Peak intensity75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Delta

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Delta2020sim.png Delta2020.png
DurationSeptember 12 – September 15
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1002 mbar (hPa)


Names

Primary List

The following list was used to name storms for the 2020 season. This is the same list used in the 2017 season, except for Denny, Gary, Holly, Jill, and Mark, which replaced Debbie, Gibson, Helena, Joy, and Mason after they were retired.

  • Anthony
  • Beth
  • Collin
  • Denny
  • Ernie
  • Francesca
  • Gary
  • Holly
  • Isaiah
  • Jill
  • Kamron
  • Lily
  • Mark
  • Nina
  • Oliver
  • Paulina
  • Ricky
  • Sophia
  • Tommy
  • Vanessa
  • Walker

Auxiliary List

Once the primary naming list was exhausted, the BNMA has prepared an auxiliary list of names for use. The same list is used every year, although retired names can be replaced in the same fashion as in the primary list.

  • Alan
  • Bailey
  • Carl
  • Darla
  • Edwin
  • Franklin
  • Gina
  • Harry
  • Ivory
  • James
  • Katherine
  • Lindsey
  • Matthew
  • Nancy
  • Owen
  • Patsy
  • Ronald
  • Susan
  • Theodore
  • Veronica
  • Warrick

Greek Alphabet

After record-breaking activity resulted in even the auxiliary list getting completely exhausted, the BNMA was forced to use the Greek alphabet to name storms for the first time in history. The following Greek letters were used.

  • Alpha
  • Beta
  • Gamma
  • Delta
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