The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season will officially end on November 30th, 2022. The 2022 season started early this year, and it was an active season. The 2022 season was about average in the number of storms, but the two major storms during 2022 caused catastrophic devastation and loss of life, especially Hurricane Ian in late September 2022. How many hurricanes were there in 2022? How about tropical storms? Was it above or below the 2022 hurricane season predictions? Below we provide an updated summary of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season with all the details you need, including number of hurricanes, major hurricanes, tropical storms, named storms, and more.
Update: The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season ended on November 30th, 2022.
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2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration a named storm is a storm with sustained winds over 39 MPH. The 2022 had 14 named storms. The 2022 hurricane season officially ended on November 30, 2022.
The current average numbers are: 14 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes. These averages are provided by the NOAA based on a 30 year period (1991-2020).
There were 8 hurricanes during the 2022 hurricane season.
Major hurricanes are those that are a category 3 or higher. There were 2 major hurricanes that happened during the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season. These included Hurricanes Ian and Fiona.
There were two (2) category 4 hurricanes during the 2022 hurricane season. These included Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Fiona.
There were 6 tropical storms during the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season.
As of November 8th, 2022 the seven hurricanes that landed during the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season were (in order of occurrence) Danielle, Earl, Fiona, Ian, Julia, Lisa, Martin, and Nicole.
As of November 8th, 2022 the seven tropical storms that landed during the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season were Alex, Bonnie, Colin, Gaston, Hermine and Karl, and Nicole (which hit Florida as category 1 hurricane).
2022 Hurricane Season Recap by Storm Type & Storm
2022 Hurricanes Recap (As of November 8, 2022)
- Hurricane Danielle, category 1 hurricane, September 2022
- Earl, category 2 hurricane, September 2022
- Fiona, category 4 hurricane, major hurricane, September 2022
- Ian, category 4 hurricane, major hurricane, September 2022
- Julia, category 1 hurricane, October 2022
- Lisa, category 1 hurricane, October – November 2022
- Martin, category 1 hurricane, November 2022
- Nicole, category 1 hurricane, November 2022
2022 Tropical Storms Recap (As of November 8, 2022)
- Alex, June 2022
- Bonnie, July 2022
- Colin, July 2022
- Gaston, September 2022
- Hermine, September 2022
- Karl, October 2022
2022 Named Storms Affecting Florida
- Tropical storm Alex, June 2022
- Hurricane Ian, September 2022
- Hurricane Nicole, November 2022