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Welcome to the 2017-18 Australian region cyclone season Beting pools! Enjoy!

To keep it fun, don't bet on storms that have already formed!

No actual betting is going on here (that I'm aware of)

Informal betting on date of formation of first storm (November 27)

Note:Tropical lows do not count for this or the following section.

  • Before November 1 -
  • November 1 to 10 -
  • November 11 to 20 - Copyright-TheLunar2 2017 (talk) 19:48, August 14, 2017 (UTC)
  • November 21 to 30 - WINNERS!! Hi!-68.106.0.77 02:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC) - Garfield (18/11/17) ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 21:11, November 21, 2017 (UTC) (Cempaka was named on November 27th)
  • December 1 to 10 - kinda late. Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:54, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • December 11 to 20 -
  • December 21 to 31 -
  • January 1 to 10 -
  • January 11 to 20 -
  • January 21 to 31 -
  • February 1 to 28 -
  • After February 28 -
  • There will be no storms this year (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on date of dissipation of last storm (April 28)

  • There will be no storms this year (highly unlikely) -
  • Before March 1 -
  • March 1 to 10 -
  • March 11 to 20 -
  • March 21 to 31 - Copyright-TheLunar2 2017 (talk) 19:48, August 14, 2017 (UTC)
  • April 1 to 10 -
  • April 11 to 20 - Garfield (18/11/17)
  • April 21 to 30 - WINNER!! (Flamboyan left the region on April 28)~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 20:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • May 1 to 10 - Hi!-68.106.0.77 02:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC) JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:00, November 29, 2017 (UTC)
  • May 11 to 20 - Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:54, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • May 21 to 31 -
  • June 1 to 10 -
  • June 11 to 20 -
  • June 21 to 30 -
  • Storm active at start of July 1, 2018 -

Informal betting on strangest storm

I couldn't resist. What storm do you think will shre the rules of climatology the most? Please tell why, it makes it more fun.

This section is just for fun. There will likely be no winner. Because of this, you can bet on as many names as you want, but please do not cross out the names as they form, and please do not bet on a storm that has already formed. :)

  • Hilda -
  • Irving -
  • Joyce - Is the same exact windspeed and pressure as the 2018 Atlantic Joyce (this name is on 2018's Atlantic naming list). ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 20:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Kelvin -
  • Linda - Copyright-TheLunar2 2017 (talk) 19:48, August 14, 2017 (UTC)
  • Marcus -
  • Nora -
  • Owen - Moves into the Atlantic and is a repeat of Otto 2016. - Garfield (18/11/17)
  • Penny - Struck Australia and the total damage caused by the cyclone is only $0.01. Hi!-68.106.0.77 02:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Riley - Has emotions that has emotions, like Riley Andersen from Inside Out. Xyklone (talk) 17:21, February 26, 2018 (UTC)
  • Savannah - Tracks all the way into the African savannah. blow a kiss fier a gun all wee need is somebodey to leen on0x40px 19:39, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Trevor -

Informal betting on strongest storm name (Marcus)

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

Informal betting on highest winds (145 mph)

Winds are 3-minute sustained.

Informal betting on lowest pressure (912 mbars)

Pressures are in ranges per 5 mbars. No betting on pressures from storms that have already formed.

  • Above 960 -
  • 960-956 -
  • 955-950 -JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:00, November 29, 2017 (UTC)
  • 949-945 -
  • 944-940 - Garfield (18/11/17)
  • 939-935 -<s>
  • 934-930 - Copyright-TheLunar2 2017 (talk) 19:48, August 14, 2017 (UTC) ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 20:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 929-925 - Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:56, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • 924-920 - Hi!-68.106.0.77 02:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 919-915 - 
  • 914-910 - NO WINNER!! (Marcus, 912 mbars)
  • 909-905 -
  • 904-900 (AUS region record low, Cyclone Inigo in 2003) -
  • 899-895 -
  • 894-890 -
  • 889-885 - 
  • 884-880 -
  • 879-875 - 
  • 874-870 - (Worldwide record low, Typhoon Tip in 1979, 870 mbar)
  • Less than 870 - (exceptionally unlikely)

Informal betting on final BOM storm name (Nora)

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

Informal betting on longest-lasting storm (Marcus)

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

Informal betting on final TCWC Jakarta storm name (Flamboyan)

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

  • There will be no TCWC Jakarta storms this year - Hi!-68.106.0.77 02:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC) - Garfield (18/11/17) ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 20:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Cempaka - perhaps just one. Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 09:03, November 19, 2017 (UTC) 
  • Dahlia -
  • Flamboyan - WINNER!! JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:00, November 29, 2017 (UTC)
  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mawar -
  • Seroja -
  • Teratai -
  • Anggrek -

Informal betting on final TCWC Port Moresby storm name (None)

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

Informal betting on number of deaths (41)

No betting on death tolls that currently exist. Sorry.

Informal betting on damage totals (165 million)

No betting on damage totals that currently exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 10 million -
  • 10-20 million -
  • 20-30 million - Hi!-68.106.0.77 02:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 30-40 million - Copyright-TheLunar2 2017 (talk) 19:48, August 14, 2017 (UTC) JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:00, November 29, 2017 (UTC)
  • 40-50 million - ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 20:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 50-100 million - Garfield (18/11/17)
  • 100-500 million - NO WINNER!! (Overall damages 165 million)
  • 500 million-1 billion - Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 09:01, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • 1-2 billion - 
  • 2-4 billion (record high, Cyclone Yasi from the 2010–11 Australian region cyclone season) -
  • More than 4 billion (exceptionally unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of retired names

No betting on obvious numbers from storms that have already formed. Sorry.

  • No names (record low set most recently in the 2015-2016 season) - Copyright-TheLunar2 2017 (talk) 19:48, August 14, 2017 (UTC)
  • One name - Hi!-68.106.0.77 02:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC) - Garfield (18/11/17) ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 20:40, November 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Two names - Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:59, November 19, 2017 (UTC) JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:00, November 29, 2017 (UTC)
  • Three names -
  • Four names -
  • Five names -
  • Six names - 
  • Seven names - (record high, 1994–95 and 1995–96 season (Annette, Naomi, Pearl, Sharon, Agnes, Bobby, Violet, and Warren, as well as Frank, Gertie, Kristy, Barry, Celeste, Ethel, and Olivia))
  • Eight or more names - (very unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of off-season storms (None)

Crossovers from the SWIO/SPac and April-May storms count as off-season storms, however tropical lows do not.