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2018 Monthly Tropical Cyclone Summary

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Summary for the 2018 season though :

ABPZ30 KNHC 011210

Monthly Tropical Weather Summary
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM PDT Sat Sep 1 2018

For the eastern North Pacific, east of 140 degrees west longitude:

Tropical cyclone activity in the eastern Pacific basin in August was
well above average. Seven named storms formed during the month, with
five becoming hurricanes, including three major hurricanes.  Based
on a 30-year (1981-2010) climatology, three to four named storms
typically form during August, with two of those becoming a hurricane
and one of those reaching major hurricane intensity.

In terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the
strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity
in the basin thus far in 2018 has been above average.

Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at
the National Hurricane Center website at:

Summary Table

Name                 Dates         Max Wind (mph)
TD One-E            10-11 May          35*
MH Aletta            6-11 Jun         140*
MH Bud               9-15 Jun         130
TS Carlotta         14-18 Jun          65
TS Daniel           24-26 Jun          45
TS Emilia       27 Jun- 2 Jul          60*
H  Fabio        30 Jun- 6 Jul         110
TS Gilma            26-29 Jul          40
TD Nine-E           26-27 Jul          35
MH Hector       31 Jul-15 Aug         155**
TS Ileana            4-7  Aug          65
H  John              5-10 Aug         105
TS Kristy            7-11 Aug          70
MH Lane             15-28 Aug         160**
H  Miriam       26 Aug-                80**
MH Norman       28 Aug-               150

*  Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete.
** Max Wind (mph) occurred in the Central Pacific Basin.

Hurricane Specialist Unit

Graphic not available for the 2018 East Pacific season through August.