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Welcome to the 2017 North Indian Ocean cyclone season betting 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 (Maarutha, April 15)Edit

You can add in your own date if you want to do so.

  • Before April 1 -
  • April 1 to 10 -
  • April 11 to 20 - (NO WINNER!!!) (Maarutha formed on April 15)
  • April 21 to 30 -
  • May 1 to 10 - TG Merry Christmas! 20:13, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • May 11 to 20 -
  • May 21 to 31 - Ryan1000 01:16, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • June 1 to 10 -
  • June 11 to 20 -
  • June 21 to 30 - 68.3.193.24 23:18, March 12, 2017 (UTC)
  • July 1-September 30 -
  • October 1 to 10 -
  • October 11 to 20 -
  • October 21 to 31 -
  • November 1 to 30 -
  • December 1 to 31 -
  • There will be no storms this year (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on date of dissipation of last stormEdit

You can add in your own date if you want to do so, but no betting on dates from storms that have already formed.

  • There will be no storms this year (highly unlikely) -
  • Before September 30 -
  • October 1 to 10 -
  • October 11 to 20 -
  • October 21 to 31 -
  • November 1 to 10 -
  • November 11 to 20 - TG Merry Christmas! 20:13, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • November 21 to 30 - November 27 AndrewTalk To MeContribsMail Me 18:14, June 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • December 1 to 10 - Ryan1000 01:16, November 27, 2016 (UTC) 68.3.193.24 23:18, March 12, 2017 (UTC)
  • December 11 to 20 -
  • December 21 to 31 -
  • Storm active at the start of 2018 -

Informal betting on strangest storm nameEdit

I couldn't resist. What storm do you think will shred 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 don't bet on a storm that has already formed. ;)

  • Maarutha -
  • Mora -
  • Ockhi - Survives into the Tibetan Plateau as a cyclonic storm. AndrewTalk To MeContribsMail Me 18:14, June 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Sagar -
  • Mekunu -
  • Daye -

Informal betting on final storm nameEdit

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

Informal betting on strongest storm nameEdit

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. If a storm has a lower pressure but another has higher winds, we will split the title.

Informal betting on longest-lasting stormEdit

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

Informal betting on highest windsEdit

Winds are in miles per hour, and are 3-minute sustained. No betting on winds from storms that have already formed.

  • 60 or less -
  • 65 -
  • 70 -
  • 75 -
  • 80 -
  • 85 -
  • 90 - (Ockhi) AndrewTalk To MeContribsMail Me 18:14, June 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 95 -
  • 100 -
  • 105 - Ryan1000 01:16, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 110 -
  • 115 - TG Merry Christmas! 20:13, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 120 - 68.3.193.24 23:18, March 12, 2017 (UTC)
  • 125 -
  • 130 -
  • 135 -
  • 140 -
  • 145 -
  • 150 -
  • 155 -
  • 160 (record, 1999 Odisha Cyclone) -
  • More than 160 (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on the lowest pressureEdit

Pressures are in ranges per 5 mbars. You can add in your own pressure if you want to do so, but no betting on pressures from storms that have already formed.

  • Above 980 -
  • 980-976 -
  • 975-970 -
  • 969-965 -
  • 964-960 - (960, Ockhi) AndrewTalk To MeContribsMail Me 18:14, June 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 959-955 -
  • 954-950 - TG Merry Christmas! 20:13, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 949-945 -
  • 944-940 -
  • 939-935 - Ryan1000 01:16, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 934-930 - 68.3.193.24 23:18, March 12, 2017 (UTC)
  • 929-925 -
  • 924-920 -
  • 919-915 -
  • 914-912 (record, 1999 Odisha Cyclone) -
  • Less than 912 (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of Arabian Sea named stormsEdit

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

  • There will be no Arabian Sea storms this year -
  • 1 - TG Merry Christmas! 20:13, November 27, 2016 (UTC) 68.3.193.24 23:18, March 12, 2017 (UTC) AndrewTalk To MeContribsMail Me 18:14, June 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 2 - Ryan1000 01:16, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • More than 7 -

Informal betting on number of Bay of Bengal named stormsEdit

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

  • There will be no Bay of Bengal storms this year (highly unlikely) -
  • 1 - TG Merry Christmas! 20:13, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 2 - 68.3.193.24 23:18, March 12, 2017 (UTC)
  • 3 - AndrewTalk To MeContribsMail Me 18:14, June 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 4 - Ryan1000 01:16, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 -
  • 10 -
  • More than 10 -

Informal betting on the number of deathsEdit

No betting on death tolls that currently exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 100 -
  • 100-200 -
  • 201-300 -
  • 301-400 TG Merry Christmas! 20:13, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 401-500 - 68.3.193.24 23:18, March 12, 2017 (UTC) (~450-500) AndrewTalk To MeContribsMail Me 18:14, June 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 501-1,000 - Ryan1000 01:16, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 1,001-2,000 -
  • 2,001-3,000 -
  • 3,001-4,000 -
  • 4,001-5,000 -
  • 5,001-10,000 -
  • 10,001-50,000 -
  • 50,001-100,000 -
  • 100,001-500,000 (record, 1970 Bhola Cyclone)
  • More than 500,000 (exceptionally unlikely)

Informal betting on damage totalsEdit

No betting on damage totals that currently exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 100 million - TG Merry Christmas! 20:13, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 100-200 million - ~$150 million (2017 USD) AndrewTalk To MeContribsMail Me 18:14, June 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 200-300 million - 68.3.193.24 23:18, March 12, 2017 (UTC)
  • 300-400 million - Ryan1000 01:16, November 27, 2016 (UTC)
  • 400-500 million -
  • 500 million-1 billion -
  • 1-5 billion -
  • 5-10 billion -
  • 10-12 billion (record, Cyclone Nargis of 2008) -
  • More than 12 billion (highly unlikely) -

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