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Retired Atlantic Hurricane Storm Names

Credit: NASA

Here is the list of hurricane storm names that have been retired, as of 2013.

Hurricanes names are selected by the World Meteorological Organization. Every six years, the list of names begins again!

Below are the names of especially destructive hurricanes that have been retired.

Did you know? Around 39% of hurricanes that hit the United States strike the state of Florida.

Also, two-thirds of the strongest hurricanes (Class 4 or 5) make landfall on either the Florida or Texas coast.

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