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Pacific Tropical Cyclone Names

E. Pacific      C. Pacific      W. Pacific      Worldwide

Tropical cyclones are named based on the basin of origin. Thus is a tropical cyclone begins its life cycle in the Eastern Pacific, it will be given a name from the "Eastern Pacific Names" list. When a tropical cyclone has its origins in the Central Pacific, a "Central Pacific Name" is then assigned.

Eastern North Pacific Names:
2014
Alma
Boris
Christina
Douglas
Elida
Fausto
Genevieve
Hernan
Iselle
Julio
Karina
Lowell
Marie
Norbert
Odile
Polo
Rachel
Simon
Trudy
Vance
Winnie
Xavier
Yolanda
Zeke
2015
Andres
Blanca
Carlos
Dolores
Enrique
Felicia
Guillermo
Hilda
Ignacio
Jimena
Kevin
Linda
Marty
Nora
Olaf
Patricia
Rick
Sandra
Terry
Vivian
Waldo
Xina
York
Zelda
2016
Agatha
Blas
Celia
Darby
Estelle
Frank
Georgette
Howard
Isis
Javier
Kay
Lester
Madeline
Newton
Orlene
Paine
Roslyn
Seymour
Tina
Virgil
Winifred
Xavier
Yolanda
Zeke
2017
Adrian
Beatriz
Calvin
Dora
Eugene
Fernanda
Greg
Hilary
Irwin
Jova
Kenneth
Lidia
Max
Norma
Otis
Pilar
Ramon
Selma
Todd
Veronica
Wiley
Xina
York
Zelda
2018
Aletta
Bud
Carlotta
Daniel
Emilia
Fabio
Gilma
Hector
Ileana
John
Kristy
Lane
Miriam
Norman
Olivia
Paul
Rosa
Sergio
Tara
Vicente
Willa
Xavier
Yolanda
Zeke
2019
Alvin
Barbara
Cosme
Dalila
Erick
Flossie
Gil
Henriette
Ivo
Juliette
Kiko
Lorena
Manuel
Narda
Octave
Priscilla
Raymond
Sonia
Tico
Velma
Wallis
Xina
York
Zelda
These lists are also re-cycled every six years (the 2014 list will be used again in 2020).

Central North Pacific Names:

List 1
Akoni(ah-KOH-nee)
Ema(EH-mah)
Hone(HOH-neh)
Iona(ee-OH-nah)
Keli(KEH-lee)
Lala(LAH-lah)
Moke(MOH-keh)
Nolo(NOH-loh)
Olana(oh-LAH-nah)
Pena(PEH-nah)
Ulana(oo-LAH-nah)
Wale(WAH-leh)
List 2
Aka(AH-kah)
Ekeka(eh-KEH-kah)
Hene(HEH-neh)
Iolana(ee-OH-lah-nah)
Keoni(keh-ON-ee)
Lino(LEE-noh)
Mele(MEH-leh)
Nona(NOH-nah)
Oliwa(oh-LEE-vah)
Pama(PAH-mah)
Upana(oo-PAH-nah)
Wene(WEH-neh)
List 3
Alika(ah-LEE-kah)
Ele(EH-leh)
Huko(HOO-koh)
Iopa(ee-OH-pah)
Kika(KEE-kah)
Lana(LAH-nah)
Maka(MAH-kah)
Neki(NEH-kee)
Omeka(oh-MEH-kah)
Pewa(PEH-vah)
Unala(oo-NAH-lah)
Wali(WAH-lee)
List 4
Ana(AH-nah)
Ela(EH-lah)
Halola(hah-LOH-lah)
Iune(ee-OO-neh)
Kilo(KEE-lo)
Loke(LOH-keh)
Malia(mah-LEE-ah)
Niala(nee-AH-lah)
Oho(OH-hoh)
Pali(PAH-lee)
Ulika(oo-LEE-kah)
Walaka(wah-LAH-KAH)

The names are used one after the other. When the bottom of one list is reached, the next name is the top of the next list. We don't start at the top of a list each year, but begin with the name following the last named used. The next name to be used is Wali.


Western North Pacific Names:
 
Contributed By:
China
DPR Korea
HK, China
Japan
Lao PDR
Macao, China
Malaysia
Micronesia
Philippines
RO Korea
Thailand
U.S.A.
Vietnam
Cambodia
China
DPR Korea
HK, China
Japan
Lao PDR
Macao, China
Malaysia
Micronesia
Philippines
RO Korea
Thailand
U.S.A.
Vietnam
I
Haikui
Kirogi
Kai-Tak
Tembin
Bolaven
Sanba
Jelawat
Ewiniar
Maliksi
Gaemi
Prapiroon
Maria
Son-Tinh
Bopha
Wukong
Sonamu
Shanshan
Yagi
Leepi
Bebinca
Rumbia
Soulik
Cimaron
Jebi
Mangkhut
Utor
Trami
II
Yutu
Toraji
Man-yi
Usagi
Pabuk
Wutip
Sepat
Fitow
Danas
Nari
Wipha
Francisco
Lekima
Krosa
Haiyan
Podul
Lingling
Kajiki
Faxai
Peipah
Tapah
Mitag
Hagibis
Neoguri
Rammasun
Matmo
Halong
III
Fengshen
Kalmaegi
Fung-wong
Kanmuri
Phanfone
Vongfong
Nuri
Sinlaku
Hagupit
Jangmi
Mekkhala
Higos
Bavi
Maysak
Haishen
Noul
Dolphin
Kujira
Chan-hom
Linfa
Nangka
Soudelor
Molave
Goni
Atsani
Etau
Vamco
IV
Dujuan
Mujigae
Choi-wan
Koppu
Champi
In-fa
Melor
Nepartak
Lupit
Mirinae
Nida
Omais
Conson
Chanthu
Dianmu
Mindulle
Lionrock
Kompasu
Namtheun
Malou
Meranti
Rai
Malakas
Megi
Chaba
Aere
Songda
V
Haima
Meari
Ma-on
Tokage
Nock-ten
Muifa
Merbok
Nanmadol
Talas
Noru
Kulap
Roke
Sonca
Nesat
Haitang
Nalgae
Banyan
Washi
Pakhar
Sanvu
Mawar
Guchol
Talim
Doksuri
Khanun
Vicente
Saola
These names are also used sequentially. If the last storm of the year is Cimaron, the first storm of the next year is Jebi.