Wed, 01/17/2018 - 4:10am

Hurricane Matthew

Here are seven things you may not know about hurricane names

How are hurricanes named? Read about the history of hurricane naming protocol, and the current naming system.


The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. In addition to the National Hurricane Center's annual predictions before the season starts, and the very real and vitally important concerns about the storms themselves, there is always a question about how hurricanes are named. So, here are seven things you should know about Hurricane names.