2009 Pacific hurricane season

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2009 Pacific hurricane season
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First storm started: June 18, 2009
Last storm ended: October 28, 2009
Strongest storm: Hurricane Rick - 906 mbar, 180 mph winds
Number of storms: 20 named storms + 3 depressions
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 5
Cost of damage: $59.8 million (2009 USD)
People killed: 9 people
Nearest seasons: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

The 2009 Pacific hurricane season started on May 15, 2009 and ended November 30, 2009. In this season there were 12 tropical storms, 3 hurricanes, and 5 major hurricanes. This season featured Hurricane Rick, which was the second strongest hurricane recorded in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Another storm to remember was Hurricane Jimena, which caused over $50 million in damage when it made landfall in Baja California.

Storms[change | change source]

  • Tropical Depression One-E
  • Hurricane Andres
  • Tropical Storm Blanca
  • Hurricane Carlos
  • Tropical Storm Dolores
  • Tropical Storm Lana
  • Tropical Storm Enrique
  • Hurricane Felicia
  • Tropical Depression Nine-E
  • Tropical Storm Maka
  • Hurricane Guillermo
  • Tropical Storm Hilda
  • Tropical Storm Ignacio
  • Hurricane Jimena
  • Tropical Depression Two-C
  • Tropical Storm Kevin
  • Hurricane Linda
  • Tropical Storm Marty
  • Tropical Storm Nora
  • Tropical Storm Olaf
  • Tropical Storm Patricia
  • Hurricane Rick
  • Hurricane Neki

Storm names[change | change source]

This are the names that were set aside for the 2009 Pacific hurricane season. Names that did not get used are marked in gray.

  • Andres
  • Blanca
  • Carlos
  • Dolores
  • Enrique
  • Felicia
  • Guillermo
  • Hilda
  • Ignacio
  • Jimena
  • Kevin
  • Linda
  • Marty
  • Nora
  • Olaf
  • Patricia
  • Rick
  • Sandra (unused)
  • Terry (unused)
  • Vivian (unused)
  • Waldo (unused)
  • Xina (unused)
  • York (unused)
  • Zelda (unused)

These are the name that were set aside for the Central Pacific, which is close to Hawaii. Again, names that did not get used are marked in gray.

  • Lana
  • Maka
  • Neki
  • Omeka (unused)
  • Pewa (unused)
  • Unala (unused)

Related pages[change | change source]

Tropical cyclones of the 2009 Pacific hurricane season

Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale
TD TS C1 C2 C3 C4 C5


* Central Pacific system