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2016 Pacific hurricane season
Season summary map
First storm formed January 7, 2016
Last storm dissipated November 26, 2016
Strongest storm Seymour – 940 mbar (hPa) (27.77 inHg), 150 mph (240 km/h)
Total storms 20 – East
2 – Central
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 6 – East
Total fatalities 11
Total damage $96 million (2016 USD)
Pacific hurricane seasons
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The 2016 Pacific hurricane season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. It officially began May 15, 2016 in the eastern Pacific, designated as the area east of 140°W, and began on June 1, 2016 in the central Pacific, which is between the International Date Line and 140°W. Both seasons officially ended on November 30, 2016. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the eastern Pacific basin.

Storms

Hurricane Pali

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration January 7 – January 15
Intensity 100 mph (155 km/h) (1-min),  977 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Depression One-E

Tropical depression (SSHS)
Duration June 6 – June 8
Intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min),  1006 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Agatha

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration July 2 – July 5
Intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min),  1002 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Blas

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration July 2 – July 10
Intensity 140 mph (220 km/h) (1-min),  947 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Celia

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration July 6 – July 16
Intensity 100 mph (155 km/h) (1-min),  972 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Darby

Category 3 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration July 11 – July 26
Intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min),  958 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Estelle

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration July 15 – July 22
Intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min),  990 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Frank

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration July 21 – July 28
Intensity 85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min),  979 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Georgette

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration July 21 – July 27
Intensity 130 mph (215 km/h) (1-min),  952 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Howard

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration July 31 – August 3
Intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min),  998 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Ivette

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration August 2 – August 8
Intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min),  1000 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Javier

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration August 7 – August 9
Intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min),  997 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Kay

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration August 18 – August 23
Intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min),  1000 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Lester

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration August 24 – September 7
Intensity 145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min),  944 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Madeline

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration August 26 – September 3
Intensity 130 mph (215 km/h) (1-min),  950 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Newton

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration September 4 – September 7
Intensity 90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min),  977 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Orlene

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration September 11 – September 17
Intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min),  967 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Paine

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration September 18 – September 20
Intensity 90 mph (150 km/h) (1-min),  979 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Roslyn

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration September 25 – September 29
Intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min),  999 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Ulika

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration September 26 – September 30
Intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min),  992 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Seymour

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration October 23 – October 28
Intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min),  940 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Tina

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration November 13 – November 14
Intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min),  1004 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Otto

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration November 25 (Entered basin) – November 26
Intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min),  993 mbar (hPa)

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