Retired Atlantic Hurricane Names




Complete List of Retired Names

Permanently Retired Hurricane Names

Hurricane names can be permanently “retired” by the World Meteorological Organization if a hurricane causes widespread damage. In 2018, Hurricane Florence and Michael were officially retired. Other notable retired names include Andrew in 1992, Katrina in 2005, and Sandy in 2012.
 

1954-Present Date

Year
Name
Category
Affected Area
2018 Florence 4 Southeastern U.S.
2018 Michael 4 Gulf Coast, Florida, Mid-Atlantic U.S.
2017 Harvey 4 Gulf Coast
2017 Irma 5 Southeastern U.S.
2017 Maria 5 Caribbean Islands & Puerto Rico
2017 Nate 1 Gulf Coast
2016 Matthew 5 Southeastern U.S., Caribbean Islands
2016 Otto 3 Central America
2015 Erika 3 Caribbean Islands
2015 Joaquin 4 Caribbean Islands, Southeastern U.S.
2013 Ingrid 1 Central America
2012 Sandy 3 Mid-Atlantic U.S., Northeast U.S.
2011 Irene 3 Caribbean Islands, Mid-Atlantic U.S., Northeast U.S.
2010 Tomas 2 Caribbean Islands
2010 Igor 4 Bermuda, Newfoundland
2008 Paloma 4 Caribbean Islands, Central America
2008 Ike 4 Caribbean Islands, Cuba, Gulf Coast
2008 Gustav 4 Caribbean Islands, Cuba, Gulf Coast
2007 Noel 1 Caribbean Islands
2007 Felix 5 Caribbean Islands, Central America
2007 Dean 5 Caribbean Islands, Central America
2005 Wilma 5 Caribbean Islands, Cuba, Florida
2005 Stan 1 Central America
2005 Rita 5 Gulf Coast
2005 Katrina 5 Gulf Coast
2005 Dennis 5 Caribbean Islands, Cuba, Gulf Coast, Florida
2004 Jeanne 3 Caribbean Islands, Florida
2004 Ivan 5 Caribbean Islands, Cuba, Florida
2004 Frances 4 Florida
2004 Charley 4 Cuba, Florida
2003 Juan 4 Canada, Nova Scotia
2003 Isabel 4 Mid-Atlantic U.S., Southeastern U.S.
2003 Fabian 4 Bermuda
2002 Lili 4 Cuba, Gulf Coast
2002 Isidore 3 Cuba, Mexico, Gulf Coast
2001 Michelle 4 Cuba, The Bahamas
2001 Iris 4 Central America
2001 Allison 1 Gulf Coast
2000 Keith 4 Central America
1999 Lenny 4 Caribbean Islands
1999 Floyd 4 Southeastern U.S.
1998 Mitch 5 Central America
1998 Georges 4 Caribbean Islands, Gulf Coast
1996 Hortense 4 Caribbean Islands
1996 Fran 3 North Carolina, U.S.
1996 Cesar 4 Central America
1995 Roxanne 3 Mexico
1995 Opal 4 Florida
1995 Marilyn 3 Caribbean Islands
1995 Luis 4 Caribbean Islands
1992 Andrew 5 Caribbean Islands, Florida, Gulf Coast
1991 Bob 3 North Carolina, Northeast U.S.
1990 Klaus 1 Caribbean Islands
1990 Diana 4 Mexico
1989 Hugo 5 Caribbean Islands, South Carolina
1988 Joan 4 Central America
1988 Gilbert 5 Caribbean Islands, Mexico
1985 Gloria 4 North Carolina, Northeast, New England
1985 Elena 3 Mississippi, Alabama, Florida
1983 Alicia 3 Gulf Coast, Texas
1980 Allen 5 Caribbean Islands, Texas, Mexico
1979 Frederic 4 Gulf Coast, Alabama and Mississippi
1979 David 5 Caribbean Islands, Florida
1977 Anita 5 Mexico
1975 Eloise 3 Caribbean Islands, Florida, Alabama
1974 Fifi 2 Central America
1974 Carmen 4 Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Texas, Central America
1972 Agnes 1 Cuba, Florida, Alabama, Southeast U.S., Mid-Atlantic U.S.
1970 Celia 3 Cuba, Florida, Gulf Coast, Texas
1969 Camille 5 Gulf Coast, Mississippi, Louisiana
1967 Beulah 5 Gulf Coast, Texas, Mexico
1966 Inez 5 Caribbean Islands, Florida, Central America
1965 Betsy 4 Caribbean Islands, The Bahamas, Florida, Louisiana
1964 Dora 4 Caribbean Islands, The Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
1964 Cleo 4 Caribbean Islands, Cuba, Florida
1964 Hilda 4 Gulf Coast, Louisiana
1963 Flora 4 Caribbean Islands, Cuba
1961 Hattie 5 Central America
1961 Carla 5 Texas
1960 Donna 4 Caribbean Islands, The Bahamas, Florida
1957 Audrey 4 Gulf Coast, Texas, Louisiana
1955 Janet 5 Central America, Mexico
1955 Ione 4 North Carolina, Virginia
1955 Diane 2 North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware New Jersey, New England
1955 Connie 4 North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Mid-Atlantic
1954 Hazel 2 Caribbean Islands, South Carolina, North Carolina
1954 Edna 3 North Carolina, New England, Massachusetts
1954 Carol 3 The Bahamas, North Carolina, New York, New England