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Welcome to the 2018-19 Australian region 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

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

  • Before November 1 -
  • November 1 to 10 -
  • November 11 to 20 - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC) november 20 my birthday§ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • November 21 to 30 -
  • December 1 to 10 -
  • 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

  • There will be no storms this year (highly unlikely) -
  • Before March 1 -
  • March 1 to 10 -
  • March 11 to 20 -
  • March 21 to 31 -
  • April 1 to 10 -
  • April 11 to 20 -
  • April 21 to 30 - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • May 1 to 10 -
  • May 11 to 20 -
  • May 21 to 31 -
  • June 1 to 10 -
  • June 11 to 20 -
  • June 21 to 30 -
  • Storm active at start of July 1, 2019 - lol §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)

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. :)

BOM:

  • Owen -
  • Penny -
  • Riley -
  • Savannah - Crosses into the SWIO and moves over the African "Savannah". Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Trevor - track is shaped like a mcdonald's arch before tracking over towards the atlantic and exploding at itn productions in london §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • Veronica -
  • Wallace -
  • Ann -
  • Blake -
  • Claudia -
  • Damien -
  • Esther -

TCWC Jakarta:

  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mangga -
  • Seroja -

TCWC Port Moresby:

  • Alu -
  • Buri -
  • Dodo -
  • Emau -

Informal betting on strongest storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, you can only bet on one storm name, not one from each naming list.

BOM:

  • Owen -
  • Penny -
  • Riley - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Savannah -
  • Trevor - i'm craving for a maccies §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • Veronica -
  • Wallace -
  • Ann -
  • Blake -
  • Claudia -
  • Damien -
  • Esther -

TCWC Jakarta:

  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mangga -
  • Seroja -

TCWC Port Moresby:

  • Alu -
  • Buri -
  • Dodo -
  • Emau -

Informal betting on highest winds

Winds are 3-minute sustained. No betting on winds from storms that have already formed.

  • 100 or less -
  • 105 -
  • 110 -
  • 115 - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • 120 -
  • 125 -
  • 130 - 
  • 135 -
  • 140 -
  • 145 -
  • 150 -
  • 155 -
  • 160 -
  • More than 160 (highly unlikely) - sir trevor mcdonald §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)

Informal betting on lowest pressure

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

  • Above 960 -
  • 960-956 -
  • 955-950 -
  • 949-945 -
  • 944-940 -
  • 939-935 -
  • 934-930 -
  • 929-925 -
  • 924-920 -
  • 919-915 - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • 914-910 -
  • 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) sir trevor mcdonald §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)

Informal betting on final BOM storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, you can only bet on one storm name, not one from each naming list.

  • Owen -
  • Penny -
  • Riley -
  • Savannah -
  • Trevor -
  • Veronica - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Wallace -
  • Ann -
  • Blake -
  • Claudia - please welcome onto the dancefloor... §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • Damien -
  • Esther -

Informal betting on longest-lasting storm

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, you can only bet on one storm name, not one from each naming list.

BOM:

  • Owen -
  • Penny - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Riley -
  • Savannah -
  • Trevor -
  • Veronica - because she really knows the true meaning of "live forever"  §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • Wallace -
  • Ann -
  • Blake -
  • Claudia -
  • Damien -
  • Esther -

TCWC Jakarta:

  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mangga -
  • Seroja -

TCWC Port Moresby:

  • Alu -
  • Buri -
  • Dodo -
  • Emau -

Informal betting on final TCWC Jakarta storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

  • There will be no TCWC Jakarta storms this year - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Kenanga -
  • Lili -
  • Mangga -
  • Seroja -
  • Teratai -
  • Anggrek -
  • Bakung -
  • Cempaka -
  • Dahlia -
  • Flamboyan - because he is flamboyant ok? §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)

Informal betting on final TCWC Port Moresby storm name

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry.

  • There will be no TCWC Port Moresby storms this year - 
  • Alu - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Buri -
  • Dodo - the dodo bird is no longer extinct §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • Emau -
  • Fere -
  • Hibu -
  • Ila -
  • Kama -
  • Lobu -
  • Maila -

Informal betting on number of deaths

No betting on death tolls that currently exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 5 - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC) nobody dies §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • 6-10 -
  • 11-20 -
  • 21-30 -
  • 31-40 -
  • 41-50 -
  • 51-60 -
  • 61-70 -
  • 71-80 -
  • 81-90 -
  • 91-100 -
  • 101-150 -
  • 151-200 -
  • 201-250 -
  • 251-500
  • 501-1500 (record, 1973 Flores Cyclone) -
  • More than 1500 (highly unlikely) -

Informal betting on damage totals

No betting on damage totals that currently exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 10 million - nice n cheap §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • 10-20 million -
  • 21-30 million - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • 31-40 million -
  • 41-50 million -
  • 51-100 million -
  • 101-500 million -
  • 501 million-1 billion -
  • 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) -
  • One name -
  • Two names - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Three names -
  • Four names - bc aussies love retiring names mate §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • 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

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

  • None - Ryan1000 02:52, July 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • 1 - §ÖñÖ ÇHÌ ñÖ §ÄÐÄMÈ JÖÖÖÖÖÖÖÖJÖ 13:01, July 28, 2018 (UTC)
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • More than 3 -