297  
ABPZ30 KNHC 011338  
TWSEP  
 
MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL  
800 AM PDT THU SEP 1 2022  
 
FOR THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC, EAST OF 140 DEGREES WEST LONGITUDE:  
 
AUGUST HAD LOWER-THAN-NORMAL ACTIVITY IN THE EASTERN PACIFIC BASIN,  
WITH TWO TROPICAL CYCLONES FORMING (HOWARD AND IVETTE) AND  
ONLY HOWARD BECOMING A HURRICANE. THERE WERE NO MAJOR HURRICANES.  
AUGUST TYPICALLY HAS 3 OR 4 NAMED STORMS FORM, WITH 2 BECOMING  
HURRICANES AND 1 BECOMING A MAJOR HURRICANE.  
 
THE NUMBER OF NAMED STORMS THAT HAVE FORMED IN THE BASIN SO FAR IN  
2022 (9) EQUALS THE LONG-TERM (1991-2020) AVERAGE THROUGH AUGUST  
(BONNIE IS NOT INCLUDED SINCE IT FORMED IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN), BUT  
THE NUMBER OF HURRICANES (7) IS AHEAD OF AVERAGE (5). IN TERMS OF  
ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY (ACE), WHICH MEASURES THE COMBINED  
STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES, 2022 IS  
RUNNING ABOUT 25 PERCENT ABOVE THE LONG-TERM (1991-2020) MEDIAN  
SO FAR.  
 
REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL CYCLONES, WHEN COMPLETED, ARE AVAILABLE AT  
THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER WEBSITE AT:  
WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/DATA/TCR/INDEX.PHP?SEASON=2022&BASIN=EPAC  
 
SUMMARY TABLE  
 
NAME DATES MAX WIND (MPH)  
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H AGATHA 28-31 MAY 110  
H BLAS 14-20 JUN 90  
TS CELIA 16-28 JUN 65  
MH BONNIE 1-9 JUL 115  
MH DARBY 9-16 JUL 140  
H ESTELLE 15-21 JUL 85  
H FRANK 26 JUL-2 AUG 90  
TS GEORGETTE 27 JUL-3 AUG 60  
H HOWARD 6-11 AUG 85  
TS IVETTE 13-16 AUG 40  
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* DENOTES A STORM FOR WHICH THE POST-STORM ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE.  
 

 
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