Jeanne Ukwendu

Fabulous Since 1968

Hurricane Andrew

Reusing Hurricane Names

Will there ever be another Hurricane Katrina? Are hurricane names reused? The answer is no… and yes. Hurricane names are reused unless that hurricane has been exceptionally destructive. An average of one hurricane name per year has been retired since 1953.

Hurricane names that have been retired are:

Agnes (1972)
Alicia (1983)
Allen (1980)
Allison (2001)
Andrew (1992)
Anita (1977)
Audrey (1957)

Betsy (1965)
Beulah (1967)
Bob (1991)

Camille (1969)
Carla (1961)
Carmen (1974)
Carol (1954)
Celia (1970)
Cesar (1996)
Charley (2004)
Cleo (1964)
Connie (1955)

David (1979)
Dean (2007)
Dennis (2005)
Diana (1990)
Diane (1955)
Donna (1960)
Dora (1964)

Edna (1954)
Elena (1985)
Eloise (1975)

Fabian (2003)
Felix (2007)
Fifi (1974)
Flora (1963)
Floyd (1999)
Fran (1996)
Frances (2004)
Frederic (1979)
Georges (1998)
Gilbert (1988)
Gloria (1985)
Gracie (1959)
Gustav (2008)


Hattie (1961)
Hazel (1954)
Hilda (1964)
Hortense (1996)
Hugo (1989)

Igor (2010)
Ike (2008)
Inez (1966)
Ione (1955)
Iris (2001)
Isabel (2003)
Isidore (2002)
Ivan (2004)

Janet (1955)
Jeanne (2004)
Joan (1988)
Juan (2003)

Katrina (2005)
Keith (2000)
Klaus (1990)

Lenny (1999)
Lili (2002)
Luis (1995)

Marilyn (1995)
Michelle (2001)
Mitch (1998)

Noel (2007)

Opal (1995)

Paloma (2008)

Rita (2005)
Roxanne (1995)

Stan 2005)

Tomas (2010)

Wilma (2005)



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