2016 Pacific Hurricane Season
First system formed May 11
Last system dissipated December 13
Strongest storm Tyler – 899 mbar (hPa) (26.56 inHg), 225 mph (360 km/h)
Celia – 899 mbar (hPa) (26.56 inHg),225 mph (365 km/h) (1-minute sustained)
Total disturbances 27
Total depressions 19
Total storms 15
Hurricanes 8
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 6
Total fatalities 18,642
Total damage $132632.323 billion (2016 USD)
(costliest in East and Cent. Pacific)
Pacific hurricane seasons
2014, 2015, 2016(selected), 2017, 2018

There were a lot of disturbances(1 unnumbered) and 6 in the central. And the CPHC was destroyed. Major hurricanes were now strong category 2 storms with now winds(≥109 mph). Some storms like Brian, John, and Kyle, they get named when they reach 55mph. They are called clever storms.


Hurricane Celia

Celia was a strong storm that destroyed the CPHC. It formed on May 11 by 11:00 A.M. HST. As Tropical Storm Celia was by Hawaii, the CPHC issued itself a tropical storm warning and a hurricane watch. Tropical Storm Celia upgraded herself to a Category 6 hurricane. The hurricane watch was upgraded to an extreme hurricane warning and the tropical storm warning was not well so it was destroyed.

Category 6 hurricane (CPHC)
388720397 ciclon.jpeg
Duration May 11 – May 28(extra-tropical after May 24)
Peak intensity 225 mph (365 km/h) (1-min)  899 mbar (hPa)

Kona Storm Adrian

Adrian was a kona storm. Kona Low 01E formed on May 17. As the low became a storm, it was named Adrian. Adrian  Adrian quietly moved to Antartica then to the Azores. It quickly dissipated on May 21.

Category 5 equivalent storm (NHC)
Subtropical storm (SSHWS)
Counterclockwise vortex
Duration Early May 17 – May 21
Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  902 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Brian

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
The storm at peak by May 30 at 9:55 AM PDT.
Duration May 29 – June 2
Peak intensity >115 mph (185 km/h) (1-min) < 945 mbar (hPa)
Tropical Depression 02E formed on May 29. It suddenly became a tropical storm and it was named Brian when it reach 55mph. It first reached 45mph. Then reached 55mph. Tropical Storm Brian suddenly became a Category 3 hurricane with knots of >100 knots per hour and trots of >245 trots per minute. Hurricane Brian suddenly  attained a peak of a pressure of <945 mBar and more than 115 mph.

Water Temps.

May 11-14: 13-27°C, May 15-31: 26°C