1968 Pacific Hurricane Season

The 1968 Pacific hurricane season ties the record for having the most active August in terms of tropical storms. It officially started on May 15, 1968 in the eastern Pacific and June 1 in the central Pacific and lasted until November 30, 1968. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northeastern Pacific Ocean.

Several notable systems formed during the season. Five named storms—Hyacinth, Iva, Liza, Naomi, and Pauline—had effects in the United States. Two others—Annette and Tropical Depression Two—affected Mexico, and Tropical Storm Simone made a rare landfall on Guatemala. Tropical Storm Virginia, which formed in the West Pacific, crossed into the basin at a high latitude.

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1968 Pacific Hurricane Season - 1968 Storm Names
... were used for named storms that formed in the eastern Pacific in 1968 ... No names were retired, so it was used again in the 1972 season ... Madeline Naomi Orla Pauline Rebecca Simone Tara Valerie (unused) Willa (unused) The Central Pacific used names and numbers from the Western Pacific's typhoon list ...

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