Storm waves crashing against a harbour wall

UK storm season 2016/17

A summary of all the named storms from the 2016/17 storm season in the UK.

The 2016/17 storm season saw five storms named over a period of just over four months.

The first named storm was Storm Angus on 19 November 2016 bringing gusts of up to 84 mph across the south of England. 

The strongest gusts of the season were recorded during Storm Conor and Storm Doris with 94 mph recorded at Sella Ness and Capel Curig.

A-Z of named UK storm names 2016/17


Date named

Date of impact on UK and/or Ireland

Storm Angus

19 November 2016

20 November 2016

Storm Barbara

20 December 2016

23 - 24 December 2016

Storm Conor

23 December 2016

25 - 26 December 2016

Storm Doris

21 February 2017

23 February 2017

Storm Ewan 25 February 2017 26 February 2017


Unused storm names 2016/17


Storm Fleur

Storm Gabriel

Storm Ivor
Storm Jacqui
Storm Kamil
Storm Louise
Storm Malcolm
Storm Natalie
Storm Oisín
Storm Penelope
Storm Robert
Storm Susan
Storm Thomas
Storm Valerie
Storm Wilbert