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1984 Atlantic hurricane season
Season summary map
First storm formed June 11, 1984
Last storm dissipated December 24, 1984
Strongest storm Diana – 949 mbar (hPa) (28.04 inHg), 130 mph (215 km/h) (1-minute sustained)
Total depressions 17
Total storms 13
Hurricanes 5
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 1
Total fatalities 35
Total damage $66 million (1984 USD)
Atlantic hurricane seasons
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986

The 1984 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, 1984 and ended on November 30, 1984. Sometimes storms form outside these dates for example. An example of this is Hurricane Lili, which formed on December 12. Lili lasted until December 24.

This season was active, with 17 depression, 13 of them became a tropical storm, 5 of the tropical storms became hurricanes, and 1 of the hurricanes became a major hurricane. Most of the cyclones were weak. The only very damaging storm was Hurricane Diana. Diana was the major hurricane of the season, and the only storm to affect land as a hurricane.


  • Tropical Depression One
  • Tropical Depression Two
  • Tropical Depression Three
  • Subtropical Storm One
  • Tropical Storm Arthur
  • Tropical Storm Bertha
  • Tropical Storm Cesar
  • Tropical Depression Seven
  • Hurricane Diana
  • Tropical Storm Edouard
  • Tropical Storm Fran
  • Tropical Storm Gustav
  • Tropical Depression Eleven
  • Hurricane Hortense
  • Tropical Storm Isidore
  • Hurricane Josephine
  • Tropical Depression
  • Hurricane Klaus
  • Hurricane Lili

Tropical cyclones of the 1984 Atlantic hurricane season

Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale
TD TS C1 C2 C3 C4 C5

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