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Welcome to the Betting pools for the 2022 Pacific hurricane season! Enjoy!

To keep it fun, don't bet on storms that have already formed!

No actual betting is going on here!

Informal betting on date of formation of first storm

You can add in your own date if you want to, but Potential Tropical Cyclones don't count for this or the following section, also crossovers from the previous year don't count for this section either.

  • Before April 1 (Record earliest, 2016)
  • In April -
  • May 1 - 11 -
  • May 12 - 21 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • May 22 - 31 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC) WINNER!!! (Agatha formed 5/28)
  • June 1 - 10 -
  • June 11 - 20 -
  • June 21 to 30 -
  • July 1 or later (Record latest, 1969) -

Informal betting on date of dissipation of last storm

You can add your own date if you want to do so.

  • Before October 1 (Record earliest, 1995) -
  • October 1 - 11 -
  • October 12 - 21 -
  • October 22 - 31 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • November 1 - 10 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • November 11 - 20 -
  • November 21 - 30 -
  • December 1 or later (Record latest, 2015) -

Informal betting on strongest storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, you can only bet on one storm name, not one from both the eastern and central Pacific naming lists.

Eastern Pacific -

  • Agatha -
  • Blas -
  • Celia -
  • Darby -
  • Estelle -
  • Frank - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Georgette -
  • Howard -
  • Ivette -
  • Javier - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Kay -
  • Lester -
  • Madeline -
  • Newton -
  • Orlene -
  • Paine -
  • Roslyn -
  • Seymour -
  • Tina -
  • Virgil -
  • Winifred -
  • Xavier -
  • Yolanda -
  • Zeke -
  • Auxiliary List -

Central Pacific -

  • Hone -
  • Iona -
  • Keli -
  • Lala -
  • Moke -
  • Nolo -

Informal betting on weakest storm name (excluding depressions)

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, you can only bet on one storm name, not one from both the Eastern and Central Pacific naming lists.

Eastern Pacific -

  • Agatha -
  • Blas - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Celia -
  • Darby -
  • Estelle - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Frank -
  • Georgette -
  • Howard -
  • Ivette -
  • Javier -
  • Kay -
  • Lester -
  • Madeline -
  • Newton -
  • Orlene -
  • Paine -
  • Roslyn -
  • Seymour -
  • Tina -
  • Virgil -
  • Winifred -
  • Xavier -
  • Yolanda -
  • Zeke -
  • Auxiliary List -

Central Pacific -

  • Hone -
  • Iona -
  • Keli -
  • Lala -
  • Moke -
  • Nolo -

Informal betting on the highest winds

Winds are in miles per hour and are 1-minute sustained. Also, no betting on winds from storms that have already formed.

  • Less than 115 (Record low, Florence in 1977 and Nora in 2003 - 105 mph) -
  • 115 -
  • 120 -
  • 125 -
  • 130 -
  • 140 -
  • 145 -
  • 150 -
  • 155 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 160 - I think we'll see our first C5 since Willa. Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 165 -
  • 175 -
  • 180 -
  • 185 -
  • 190 -
  • 195 -
  • 200 or more (Worldwide and EPAC record high, Hurricane Patricia in 2015, highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on the lowest pressure

Pressures are in ranges per 5 mbar. Also, no betting on storms with pressures that have already formed.

  • Above 950-
  • 949-945 -
  • 944-940 -
  • 939-935 -
  • 934-930 -
  • 929-925 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 924-920 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 919-915 -
  • 914-910 -
  • 909-905 -
  • 904-900 -
  • 899-890 -
  • 889-880 -
  • 879-870 (EPAC record low, Patricia in 2015) -
  • 869 or lower (extremely unlikely) -

Informal betting on longest-lasting storm

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, you can only bet on one storm name, not one from both the eastern and central pacific naming lists.

Eastern Pacific -

  • Agatha -
  • Blas -
  • Celia -
  • Darby -
  • Estelle -
  • Frank -
  • Georgette -
  • Howard -
  • Ivette -
  • Javier -
  • Kay - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Lester -
  • Madeline - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Newton -
  • Orlene -
  • Paine -
  • Roslyn -
  • Seymour -
  • Tina -
  • Virgil -
  • Winifred -
  • Xavier -
  • Yolanda -
  • Zeke -
  • Auxiliary List -

Central Pacific -

  • Hone -
  • Iona -
  • Keli -
  • Lala -
  • Moke -
  • Nolo -

Informal betting on shortest-lasting storm (excluding depressions)

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, you can only bet on one storm name, not one from both the eastern and central pacific naming lists.

Eastern Pacific -

  • Agatha -
  • Blas -
  • Celia - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Darby -
  • Estelle - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Frank -
  • Georgette -
  • Howard -
  • Ivette -
  • Javier -
  • Kay -
  • Lester -
  • Madeline -
  • Newton -
  • Orlene -
  • Paine -
  • Roslyn -
  • Seymour -
  • Tina -
  • Virgil -
  • Winifred -
  • Xavier -
  • Yolanda -
  • Zeke -
  • Auxiliary List -

Central Pacific -

  • Hone -
  • Iona -
  • Keli -
  • Lala -
  • Moke -
  • Nolo -

Informal betting on final storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, you can only bet on one storm name, not one from both the eastern and central pacific naming lists.

Eastern Pacific -

  • Agatha -
  • Blas -
  • Celia -
  • Darby -
  • Estelle -
  • Frank -
  • Georgette -
  • Howard -
  • Ivette -
  • Javier -
  • Kay -
  • Lester -
  • Madeline -
  • Newton -
  • Orlene -
  • Paine -
  • Roslyn -
  • Seymour - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Tina -
  • Virgil - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Winifred -
  • Xavier -
  • Yolanda -
  • Zeke -
  • Auxiliary List -

Central Pacific -

  • Hone -
  • Iona -
  • Keli -
  • Lala -
  • Moke -
  • Nolo -

Informal betting on number of tropical depressions

  • There will be no tropical depressions this year (exceptionally unlikely)
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 -
  • 10 -
  • 11 -
  • 12 -
  • 13 -
  • 14 -
  • 15 -
  • 16 -
  • 17 -
  • 18 -
  • 19 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 20 -
  • 21-25 - 22. Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 26-31 (record, 31 in 2015) -
  • 32 or more (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of storms peaking as tropical depressions

How many depressions will fail to reach even the tropical storm category?

  • None -
  • 1 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 2 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 -
  • 10 -
  • More than 10 (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of tropical storms

  • There will be no named storms this year (highly unlikely)
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 -
  • 10 -
  • 11 -
  • 12 -
  • 13 -
  • 14 -
  • 15 -
  • 16 -
  • 17 -
  • 18 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 19 -
  • 20-24 - 20. Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 25-27 (record high, 1992) -
  • 28 or more (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of storms peaking as tropical storms

How many storms will strengthen enough to receive a name, but fail to reach hurricane strength?

  • None (highly unlikely) -
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 10 -
  • 11 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 12 -
  • 13 -
  • 14 -
  • 15 -
  • 16 -
  • 17 -
  • 18 or more (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of hurricanes

  • There will be no hurricanes this year (highly unlikely) -
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC) Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 10 -
  • 11 -
  • 12 -
  • 13 -
  • 14 -
  • 15 -
  • 16 (record high, 1990, 1992, 2014, and 2015) -
  • 17 or more (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of storms peaking as non-major hurricanes

How many storms will reach hurricane strength, but only peak as a C1 or C2?

  • None (highly unlikely) -
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 6 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 -
  • 10 -
  • More than 10 -

Informal betting on number of major hurricanes

  • There will be no major hurricanes this year (record low, 1977 and 2003) -
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 4 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 -
  • 10 -
  • 11 (record, 2015) -
  • 12 or more (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of Category 5 hurricanes

  • There will be no category 5's this year -
  • 1 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC) Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 2 -
  • 3 (record, 1994, 2002, and 2018) -
  • 4 or more (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of deaths

  • 5 or less -
  • 6-25 -
  • 25-50 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 51-100 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 101-200 -
  • 201-300 -
  • 301-500 -
  • 501-1000 -
  • 1001-2000 (EPAC record high, 1959 Mexico Hurricane, ~1800 fatalities) -
  • 2000 or more (Highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on damage totals

  • Less than $1 million -
  • $1-50 million -
  • $51-100 million -
  • $100-200 million -
  • $201-300 million -
  • $301-400 million -
  • $401-500 million -
  • $501-750 million -
  • $751-999 million - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • $1-2 billion - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • $2-3 billion -
  • $3-4 billion -
  • $4-5 billion (EPAC record high, Manuel in 2013) -
  • Over $5 billion (Highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on ACE totals

No betting on ACE values that already exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 50 (Record low, 1977) -
  • 50-60 -
  • 61-70 -
  • 71-80 -
  • 81-90 -
  • 91-100 -
  • 101-110 -
  • 111-120 -
  • 121-130 -
  • 131-140 - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 141-150 -
  • 151-160 - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • 161-170 -
  • 171-180 -
  • 181-200 -
  • 201-220 -
  • 221-250 -
  • 251-280 -
  • 281-318 (record high, 2018) -
  • More than 318 (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of retired names

  • No names - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • One name - Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Two names (Record high, 1997) -
  • Three or more names (Highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of off-season storms

(A storm that forms in November but persists into December counts as an off-season storm)

  • None - Ryan1000 19:51, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • One - Just right before May 15. Jas (Anonymous 2.0) (talk) 20:37, 22 December 2021 (UTC)
  • Two (Record high, 1992) -
  • Three or more -

Informal betting on final tropical cyclone report issued

This betting pool is closed until December 2022.

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