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 the real time status and forecasts of tropical cyclones should visit The National Hurricane Center.

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

July 2018 Tropical Cyclone Counts
Storm Type July 2018 July 1981-2010 Average Record Most for July
Period of Record: 1851-2018
Tropical Storm
(Winds > 39 mph)
2 1.1 5
(2005)
Hurricane
(Winds > 74 mph)
2 0.4
3
(1916,1966,2005)
Major Hurricane
(Winds > 111 mph)
0 0.1 2
(1916,2005)
July 2018 Individual Tropical Cyclones
Name Dates of winds
>39 mph
Maximum
Sustained Winds
Minimum
Central Pressure
Landfall
Hurricane Beryl (Cat. 1) July 5th– 16th 80 mph 994 mb Impacted parts of the Windward Islands, Hispaniola, and Bahamas
Hurrican Chris (Cat. 2) July 6th– 12th 105 mph 970 mb Remnants impacted Newfoundland

East Pacific

July 2018 Tropical Cyclone Counts
Storm Type July 2018 July 1981-2010 Average Record Most for July
Period of Record: 1949-2018
Tropical Storm
(Winds >39 mph)
3 3.6 7
(1985, 2015, 2018)
Hurricane
(Winds >74 mph)
1 1.9
5
(2018)
Major Hurricane
(Winds >111 mph)
0 0.4 3
(1978, 1985, 1992, 2018)
July 2018 Individual Tropical Cyclones
Name Dates of winds
>39 mph
Maximum
Sustained Winds
Minimum
Central Pressure
Landfall
Tropical Storm Emilia June 27th– July 2nd 60 mph 997 mb N/A
Hurricane Fabio (Cat. 2) June 30th– July 6th 110 mph 964 mb N/A
Tropical Storm Gilma July 26th– 29th 40 mph 1006 mb N/A

Citing This Report

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, State of the Climate: Monthly Tropical Cyclones Report for July 2018, published online August 2018, retrieved on August 8, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/access/monitoring/monthly-report/tropical-cyclones/201807.

Metadata

https://data.nodc.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/iso?id=gov.noaa.ncdc:C00775