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List of notable tropical cyclones
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List of notable tropical cyclones

This is a list of notable tropical cyclones in chronological order. It does not include tropical storms which may have caused destructive inland flooding, but whose names are not retired for that reason alone. The sole exception being Tropical Storm Allison, which caused so much flood damage that its name was retired.

Table of contents
1 Atlantic Basin
2 Eastern Pacific
3 See also

Atlantic Basin

Retired names

Atlantic hurricane names are retired due to the notoriety of the storm to which they are attached. See tropical cyclone#Naming_of_tropical_cyclones

South Atlantic

Unnamed but historically significant


Eastern Pacific



*Indicates a very severe hurricane, category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.

See also

List of Atlantic hurricane seasons