2008 Pacific hurricane season

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2008 Pacific hurricane season
Map
First storm started: May 28, 2008
Last storm ended: November 4, 2008
Strongest storm: Hurricane Norbert - 945 mbar (record), 135 mph winds
Number of storms: 17 named storms + 2 depressions
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 2
Cost of damage: $767.1 million (2008 USD)
$774.8 million (2009 USD)
People killed: 23 people

The 2008 Pacific hurricane season started on May 15, 2008, and ended November 30, 2008. 2008 was close to average with 17 storms, and 7 of those became hurricanes.

Storms[change | edit source]

  • Tropical Storm Alma
  • Hurricane Boris
  • Tropical Storm Cristina
  • Tropical Storm Douglas
  • Tropical Depression Five-E
  • Hurricane Elida
  • Hurricane Fausto
  • Hurricane Genevieve
  • Hurricane Hernan
  • Tropical Storm Kika
  • Tropical Storm Iselle
  • Tropical Storm Julio
  • Tropical Storm Karina
  • Tropical Storm Lowell
  • Hurricane Marie
  • Hurricane Norbert
  • Tropical Storm Odile
  • Tropical Depression Seventeen-E
  • Tropical Storm Polo

Retirement[change | edit source]

See also: List of retired Pacific hurricane names

On April 22, 2009, the name Alma was retired. In 2016 the name Amanda will be used instead of Alma.

Related pages[change | edit source]

Tropical cyclones of the 2008 Pacific hurricane season
Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale
TD TS C1 C2 C3 C4 C5


* Central Pacific system