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2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season
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Season summary map
Seasonal boundaries
First system formedApril 22, 2024
Last system dissipatedNovember 28, 2024
Strongest storm
NameChris
 • Maximum winds145 mph (230 km/h)
(1-minute sustained)
 • Lowest pressure951 mbar (hPa; 28.08 inHg)
Seasonal statistics
Total depressions10
Total storms9
Hurricanes6
Major hurricanes
(Cat. 3+)
3
Total fatalitiesUnknown
Total damageUnknown
Atlantic hurricane seasons

The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season was a below average hurricane season that produced approximately 9 named storms, with 6 of them becoming hurricanes, and 3 of them becoming major hurricanes. The season officially began on June 1, 2024, and ended on November 30, 2024. These dates historically describe the period each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin. The first system of the season, Alberto, formed on April 22, several weeks prior to the start of the season. while the final storm of the season, Isaac, dissipated on November 28, just days before the end of the season. This season was the second of four below average to average seasons to occur in a row. This season was the most inactive since 2014.

Seasonal Timeline

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Systems

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Hurricane Alberto

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
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DurationApril 22 – April 27
Peak intensity95 mph (155 km/h) (1-min)  984 mbar (hPa)
Early on April 21, the NHC began monitoring an area of convection classified as a low pressure system located a couple hundred miles west of the Lesser Antilles. Over the next 24 hours, the system organized gradually and showed high sings of development. at 12:00 UTC on April 22, recon planes found a center of circulation and the disturbance was designated as Tropical Depression One. The depression had began curving northwestwards, and was about to enter an area of extremely low wind shear, signifying intensification. Early on April 23, the depressions strengthen and became Tropical Storm Alberto. Once the storm's intensity was upgraded, tropical storm warnings were issued for the Dominican Republic. Alberto then curved northwards and made landfall in the Dominican Republic later on April 23 with winds of around 45 mph.

Tropical Storm Beryl

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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DurationJuly 9 – July 18
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  988 mbar (hPa)

On July 7, the NHC began monitoring a tropical low located west of the Cabo Verde islands. the disturbance slowly organized before eventually forming a closed circulation by July 9 and being designated as Tropical Storm Beryl.

Hurricane Chris

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
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DurationAugust 2 – August 13
Peak intensity145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min)  951 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Debby

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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DurationAugust 19 – August 24
Peak intensity80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  975 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Ernesto

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
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DurationSeptember 3 – September 9
Peak intensity125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  958 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Fineena

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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DurationSeptember 27 – September 29
Peak intensity45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  1008 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Gordon

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
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DurationOctober 5 – October 11
Peak intensity120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min)  966 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Helene

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
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DurationOctober 19 – October 22
Peak intensity50 mph (80 km/h) (1-min)  1003 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Depression Nine

Tropical depression (SSHWS)
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DurationNovember 12 – November 13
Peak intensity30 mph (45 km/h) (1-min)  1012 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Isaac

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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DurationNovember 19 – November 28
Peak intensity80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)

Season Effects

2024 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
(USD)
Deaths


Alberto April 22 – April 27 Category 2 hurricane 95 984 Dominican Republic, Bahamas, United States $327 million 13
Beryl July 9 – July 18 Tropical storm 70 988 Azores None None
Chris August 2 – August 13 Category 4 hurricane 145 951 Central America, Mexico, United States, Bahamas $24.83 billion 7
Season Aggregates
9 systems April 22 – November 28   145 951 $27.34 billion 107

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Storm Names

The following names were used for named storms that formed in the North Atlantic in 2024. The names not retired from this list were used again in the 2030 season. This is the same list used for the 2018 season, with the exceptions of Fineena and Marcus which replaced Florence and Michael respectively. Names that were not assigned are marked in gray.

  • Alberto
  • Beryl
  • Chris
  • Debby
  • Ernesto
  • Fineena
  • Gordon
  • Helene
  • Isaac
  • Joyce (unused)
  • Kirk (unused)
  • Leslie (unused)
  • Marcus (unused)
  • Nadine (unused)
  • Oscar (unused)
  • Patty (unused)
  • Rafael (unused)
  • Sara (unused)
  • Tony (unused)
  • Valerie (unused)
  • William (unused)

Retirement

In April 2024, the World Meteorological Organization retired the name Chris from its rotating name list due to the amounts of damages and deaths the storm caused. It was replaced with Caleb for the 2030 season.

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