... 2020 hurricanes … September 2020 had … … The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is far from over. THIS YEAR, 24 FORECAST. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated its 2020 Hurricane Season Outlook. There have been so many Atlantic hurricanes and tropical storms this year that the world is running out of names for them, the United Nations said Tuesday. With the new storms, forecasters shifted from the alphabetical list of people’s names to letters of the Greek alphabet. But we also have observed many short-lived tropical storms that had … Wed 14 Oct 2020 16.30 EDT. So far, we have had 29 named storms, 13 of which were hurricanes. “We had more named storms in the Atlantic basin … A total of 300 Atlantic tropical cyclones have produced hurricane-force winds in every state along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico (as well as Pennsylvania), with Florida having had more hurricanes affecting it than any other state.. Since then, every storm has broken the previous record, mostly set back in the 2005 hurricane season. Nearly 90 percent of these U.S. shores have been under a tropical storm or hurricane advisory in 2020, with a record nine storms making landfall (tied with 1916). ... which had already severely damaged many buildings in … ... which is more than usual by this point in the hurricane season. IN 2005, WE HAD 27 NAMED STORMS. NOAA said an average season has 12 named storms, six hurricanes and three become major hurricanes. Storm from Hurricane Delta strikes Louisiana only six weeks after destruction wrought by Laura. Even with 2020 go on record as having the most named storms in history, 2005 still holds the record for having longer and more powerful storms. Hurricane Hanna, the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, developed on July 23 southeast of Corpus Christi, Texas, in the Gulf of Mexico. So far this year, we've seen 25 named storms (the average for an entire season is 12), but roughly half as many hurricanes at eight and only two major storms (Category 3 or higher). The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is far from over. PHOTOS: 2020 Hurricane Delta, in Mexico and preparations across the northern Gulf Coast To put this into perspective, on average, the hurricane season has 12 named storms.