Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - October 2014


NCDC transitioned to the nClimDiv dataset on Thursday, March 13, 2014. This was coincident with the release of the February 2014 monthly monitoring report. For details on this transition, please visit our public FTP site and our U.S. Climate Divisional Database site.

Note: This report catalogs recent tropical cyclones across the North Atlantic and East Pacific and places each basin's tropical cyclone activity in a climate-scale context. It is not updated in real time. Users seeking real time status and forecasts of tropical cyclones should visit The National Hurricane Center.

North Atlantic


October 2014 Tropical Cyclone Counts

Storm Type October 2014 October 1981-2010 Average Record Most for October
Period of Record: 1851-2014
Tropical Storm
(Winds > 39 mph)
3 1.9 6
(1870, 1887, 1950, 2005)
Hurricane
(Winds > 74 mph)
2 1.1
6 (1870)
Major Hurricane
(Winds > 111 mph)
1 0.4 2
(1878, 1893, 1894, 1950, 1961, 1964, 1995, 2005)

October 2014 Individual Tropical Cyclones

Name Dates of winds
>39 mph
Maximum
Sustained Winds
Minimum
Central Pressure
Landfall
Hurricane Fay October 10th–October 13th 75 mph 986 mb N/A
Hurricane Gonzalo October 12th–October 19th 145 mph 940 mb Bermuda
Tropical Storm Hanna October 22nd–October 28th 40 mph 1000 mb N/A — Remnant low impacted Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

East Pacific


October 2014 Tropical Cyclone Counts

Storm Type October 2014 October 1981-2010 Average Record Most for October
Period of Record: 1949-2014
Tropical Storm
(Winds > 39 mph)
4 2.1 5
(1992)
Hurricane
(Winds > 74 mph)
3 1.2
3
(1957, 1983, 1985, 1998, 2003)
Major Hurricane
(Winds > 111 mph)
1 0.6
3
(1983)

October 2014 Individual Tropical Cyclones


Name Dates of winds
>39 mph
Maximum
Sustained Winds
Minimum
Central Pressure
Landfall
Hurricane Simon October 1st–8th 130 mph 946 mb N/A — Remnant low impacted northwestern Mexico and the southwestern US
Hurricane Ana October 13th–26th 85 mph 985 mb N/A — Impacts felt across the Hawaiian Islands
Tropical Storm Trudy October 17th–19th 60 mph 999 mb N/A
Hurricane Vance October 30th– November 5th 110 mph 965 mb N/A — Impacts along Mexico's Pacific Coast

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms for October 2014, published online November 2014, retrieved on November 27, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones.