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Hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30 in the Atlantic Ocean, which is where most hurricanes that affect the U.S. originate. However, the country can also be affected by some storms from the Eastern Pacific Ocean, where hurricane season runs from May 15 to Nov. 30.
This page will be updated with links to specific storms when warranted.
Are there any hurricanes happening in the Atlantic Ocean right now?
Philippe is active in the Atlantic right now.
Are there any hurricanes happening in the Eastern Pacific Ocean right now?
There are no named storms active in the Eastern Pacific at this time.
List of 2023 hurricane names
In the Atlantic Ocean, storm names are picked from a list of 21 names that rotate every six years. Storm names are picked from a list of 24 names in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The lists rotate every six years, with retired names being replaced. A supplemental list of names is used if all the names on this year's list are exhausted.
When is usually the most active time of year for hurricanes?
The average peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean is in September, with August through October typically being the most active months.