2008 Pacific Hurricane Season - Storm Names

Storm Names

The following names were used for named storms that formed in the northeast Pacific in 2008. This was the same list that was used in the 2002 season, except for Karina, which replaced Kenna. The name Karina was used for the first time in 2008. Names that weren't used are marked in gray.

  • Alma
  • Boris
  • Cristina
  • Douglas
  • Elida
  • Fausto
  • Genevieve
  • Hernan
  • Iselle
  • Julio
  • Karina
  • Lowell
  • Marie
  • Norbert
  • Odile
  • Polo
  • Rachel (unused)
  • Simon (unused)
  • Trudy (unused)
  • Vance (unused)
  • Winnie (unused)
  • Xavier (unused)
  • Yolanda (unused)
  • Zeke (unused)

For storms that form in the Central Pacific Hurricane Center's area of responsibility, encompassing the area between 140 degrees west and the International Date Line, all names are used in a series of four rotating lists. The next four names that were slated for use in 2008 are shown below, however only the name Kika was used.

  • Kika
  • Lana (unused)
  • Maka (unused)
  • Neki (unused)

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