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Welcome to the 2021-22 Australian Region cyclone season betting pools! Enjoy!

To keep the betting pools fun and engaging for everyone, please do not bet on storms that have already formed!

NOTE: There is no actual betting intended for this page!

Informal betting on date of formation of first storm

You can add in your own date if you want to do so. However, tropical lows do not count for this or the following section. Also, no betting on storms that have already formed!

  • Before November 1 -
  • November 1 to 10 -
  • November 11 to 20 -
  • November 21 to 30 - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • December 1 to 10 -
  • December 11 to 20 -
  • December 21 to 31 -
  • January 1 to 10 -
  • January 11 to 20 -
  • January 21 to 31 -
  • February 1 to 28 -
  • After February 28 -
  • There will be no storms this year (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on date of dissipation of last storm

No betting on storms that have already formed!

  • Before March 1 -
  • March 1 to 10 -
  • March 11 to 20 -
  • March 21 to 31 -
  • April 1 to 10 - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • April 11 to 20 - 
  • April 21 to 30 -
  • May 1 to 10 -
  • May 11 to 20 -
  • May 21 to 31 -
  • June 1 to 10 -
  • June 11 to 20 -
  • June 21 to 30 -
  • Storm active at start of July 1, 2022 -

Informal betting on strongest storm name

You can only bet on one storm name, not one from each naming list. Also, no betting on storms that have already formed!

BoM:

  • Paddy -
  • Ruby -
  • Seth -
  • Tiffany - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • Vernon -
  • Anika -
  • Billy -
  • Charlotte -
  • Dominic^ -
  • Ellie -
  • Freddy -
  • Gabrielle -
  • Herman -

^Dominic was retired after 2008-09, but a replacement name has not been announced yet.

TCWC Jakarta:

  • Anggrek -
  • Bakung -
  • Cempaka -
  • Dahlia -
  • Flamboyan -
  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mangga -

TCWC Port Moresby:

  • Alu -
  • Buri -
  • Dodo -
  • Emau -
  • Fere -
  • Hibu -
  • Ila -
  • Kama -
  • Lobu -
  • Maila -

Informal betting on weakest storm name

You can only bet on one storm name, not one from each naming list. Also, no betting on storms that have already formed!

BoM:

  • Paddy - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • Ruby -
  • Seth -
  • Tiffany -
  • Vernon -
  • Anika -
  • Billy -
  • Charlotte -
  • Dominic^ -
  • Ellie -
  • Freddy -
  • Gabrielle -
  • Herman -

^Dominic was retired after 2008-09, but a replacement name has not been announced yet.

TCWC Jakarta:

  • Anggrek -
  • Bakung -
  • Cempaka -
  • Dahlia -
  • Flamboyan -
  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mangga -

TCWC Port Moresby:

  • Alu -
  • Buri -
  • Dodo -
  • Emau -
  • Fere -
  • Hibu -
  • Ila -
  • Kama -
  • Lobu -
  • Maila -

Informal betting on highest winds

Winds are in miles per hour and are 10-minute sustained. Also, no betting on winds from storms that have already formed!

  • 100 or less -
  • 105 -
  • 110 -
  • 115 -
  • 120 - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • 125 -
  • 130 -
  • 135 -
  • 140 -
  • 145 -
  • 150 -
  • 155 - (record high, Orson in 1988-89 and Monica in 2005-06)
  • 160 or more (highly unlikely) - (worldwide record high, Cyclone Winston in 2015-16)

Informal betting on lowest pressure

Pressure values are given in ranges of five millibars above 900 mbar (hPa) and ranges of ten millibars below 900 mbar (hPa). You can add in your own pressure if you want to do so. However, no betting on storms with the listed pressures that have already formed!

  • Above 960 -
  • 960-956 -
  • 955-950 -
  • 949-945 -
  • 944-940 -
  • 939-935 - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • 934-930 -
  • 929-925 -
  • 924-920 -
  • 919-915 -
  • 914-910 -
  • 909-905 -
  • 904-900 - (record low, Gwenda in 1998-99 and Inigo in 2002-03)
  • 899-890 -
  • 889-880 -
  • 879-870 - (worldwide record low, Typhoon Tip in 1979)
  • Less than 870 (exceptionally unlikely) -

Informal betting on longest-lasting storm

You can only bet on one storm name, not one from each naming list. Also, no betting on storms that have already formed!

BoM:

  • Paddy -
  • Ruby -
  • Seth -
  • Tiffany -
  • Vernon -
  • Anika - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • Billy -
  • Charlotte -
  • Dominic^ -
  • Ellie -
  • Freddy -
  • Gabrielle -
  • Herman -

^Dominic was retired after 2008-09, but a replacement name has not been announced yet.

TCWC Jakarta:

  • Anggrek -
  • Bakung -
  • Cempaka -
  • Dahlia -
  • Flamboyan -
  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mangga -

TCWC Port Moresby:

  • Alu -
  • Buri -
  • Dodo -
  • Emau -
  • Fere -
  • Hibu -
  • Ila -
  • Kama -
  • Lobu -
  • Maila -

Informal betting on final BoM storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed!

  • Paddy -
  • Ruby -
  • Seth -
  • Tiffany -
  • Vernon -
  • Anika -
  • Billy -
  • Charlotte - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • Dominic^ -
  • Ellie -
  • Freddy -
  • Gabrielle -
  • Herman -

^Dominic was retired after 2008-09, but a replacement name has not been announced yet.

Informal betting on final TCWC Jakarta storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed!

  • There will be no TCWC Jakarta storms this year -
  • Anggrek - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • Bakung -
  • Cempaka -
  • Dahlia -
  • Flamboyan -
  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mangga -

Informal betting on final TCWC Port Moresby storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed!

  • There will be no TCWC Port Moresby storms this year - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • Alu -
  • Buri -
  • Dodo -
  • Emau -
  • Fere -
  • Hibu -
  • Ila -
  • Kama -
  • Lobu -
  • Maila -

Informal betting on number of deaths

No betting on death tolls that currently exist!

  • Less than 5 -
  • 5-10 -
  • 11-20 - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • 21-30 -
  • 31-40 -
  • 41-50 -
  • 51-60 -
  • 61-70 -
  • 71-80 -
  • 81-90 -
  • 91-100 -
  • 101-150 -
  • 151-200 -
  • 201-250 -
  • 251-500 -
  • 501-1653 (AUS and SHem record high, 1973 Flores cyclone) -
  • More than 1653 (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on damage totals

All damage totals are in 2022 United States dollars. Also, no betting on damage totals that currently exist!

  • Less than 10 million -
  • 10-20 million -
  • 21-30 million -
  • 31-40 million -
  • 41-50 million -
  • 51-100 million - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • 101-500 million -
  • 501 million-1 billion -
  • 1-2 billion -
  • 2-3.6 billion (record high, Yasi in 2010-11) -
  • More than 3.6 billion (unlikely) - (worldwide record high, Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and Hurricane Harvey in 2017)

Informal betting on number of retired names

No betting on obvious numbers from storms that have already formed!

  • No names (record low set most recently in 2015-16) -
  • One name - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • Two names -
  • Three names -
  • Four names -
  • Five names -
  • Six names -
  • Seven names - (record high, 1994–95 and 1995–96)
  • Eight or more names - (very unlikely)

Informal betting on number of off-season storms

NOTE: A storm that forms in April and persists in May, in addition to off-season crossovers from the South-West Indian Ocean and/or South Pacific basins count as off-season storms. However, tropical lows do not count as such!

  • None -
  • 1 - Ryan1000 18:33, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • More than 3 -
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