Past tropical cyclones

These composite charts show the observed tracks of all tropical cyclones to occur in each region for a given season.

Tropical cyclone observed tracks
North-west PacificNorth-east PacificNorth AtlanticNorth Indian
2013Past2013Past2013Past2013Past
South-west IndianWestern AustralianEastern Australian
2013-14Past2013-14Past2012-13Past

Tropical cyclone activity graphs

These graphs show the numbers of tropical cyclones which have occurred in recent years.

Tropical cyclone activity graphs
Categorised by strengthCategorised by basin
Northern hemisphereSouthern hemisphereNorthern hemisphere
North-west PacificSouth-west IndianSouthern hemisphere
North-east PacificAustralianWhole globe
North AtlanticWhole globe 
North Indian  

Further information

Tropical cyclone names

Hurricane Mitch fact sheet (1998)

Indian cyclone (05B) fact sheet (1999)

South Atlantic hurricane feature (2004)

High resolution simulations of Typhoon Megi (2010)

Last updated: 10 January 2014