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How many hurricanes do we have a year?
Question Date: 2005-12-08
Answer 1:

Hurricane, which is a Caribbean Indian word for "evil spirit and big wind", is a large rotating system of oceanic tropical origin with sustained surface winds of at least 74 mph somewhere in the storm. These storms occur worldwide, and are called different names in different places. In the Northwest Pacific they are called typhoons. Around Australia, they are called severe tropical cyclones, in the United States - hurricanes.

Each year is different in hurricane count, but the most hurricanes that have ever happened in one year in the Atlantic Basin are 12, the least was 2. The Eastern Pacific Ocean has as many as 14 hurricanes a year. The least recorded was 4.

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