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These are the betting pools for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season!

To keep it fun, no betting 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 stormEdit

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

  • Before May 1 - TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Let's start off very early. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC) January pls ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:11, November 25, 2017 (UTC) More pre-season storms please. Nutfield001 (talk) 11:38, December 2, 2017 (UTC) I see this as some sort of trend Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC)JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • May 1 to 10 - Maybe we could see another Ana. Send Help Please (talk) 03:54, December 22, 2017 (UTC), 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • May 11 to 20 - Hmmm... Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:29, November 19, 2017 (UTC) I have a feeling we might have another early start. Leeboy100 Hello! 21:49, November 25, 2017 (UTC) Reasonable dateArrDFe25 (talk) 22:48, February 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • May 21 to 31 - I feel we could see another pre-season storm this year. - Garfield (18/11/17) A late May Alberto is possible. {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Alberto forms just before the season begins ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 01:25, November 26, 2017 (UTC) Late May seems reasonable. ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC)Allancalderini12 (talk) 22:06, January 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • June 1 to 10 - Thinking just after the start of the season. Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer SUPREME COLGATE CREW 15:26, November 27, 2017 (UTC) Ryan1000 11:28, February 22, 2018 (UTC) Bluetiger0824 12:26, March 15, 2018 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • June 11 to 20 - i doubt we'll see a early storm AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC) Will be the first AHS since 2014 not to have a pre-season storm, but will also have two storms (including a major hurricane) in June. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:31, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • I'm thinking that Alberto will be a weak category 1 hurricane that strikes Costa Rica Katagma 10:15 May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • June 21 to 30 - 211.198.26.242 21:36, December 22, 2017 (UTC) Alberto pulls this off, an early season C3 forming on June 25.Welcome 2018! (talk)
  • July 1 to 10 -
  • July 11 to 20 -
  • July 21 to 31 -
  • August 1 to 10 -
  • August 11 to 20 -
  • August 21 to 31 -
  • September 1 to 30 -
  • After September 30 -
  • 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.

  • There will be no storms this year (highly unlikely) -
  • Before October 1 -
  • October 1 to 10 -
  • October 11 to 20 - TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC)  due to projected autumn el nino ur mai waifu desu ノ域囲真 23:15, March 21, 2018 (UTC)
  • October 21 to 31 - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC) 
  • November 1 to 10 - Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • November 11 to 20 - Garfield (18/11/17) Why not Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • I think we'll see an early end to the season. Even though 2017 was hyperactive, it ended on November 9th 2017. Katagma 22:19, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • November 21 to 30 - Reasonable Ending Spot. Nkechinyer (talk)NkechinyerJoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC) Nutfield001 (talk) 20:31, January 22, 2018 (UTC) Tony ends the season ArrDFe25 (talk) 22:48, February 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • December 1 to 10 - I think we’ll see an early December storm. {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Leeboy100 Hello! 21:48, November 25, 2017 (UTC) I'm hoping for a December storm. ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC)
  • December 11 to 20 - A post-season shocker. ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 21:25, November 18, 2017 (UTC), Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:29, November 19, 2017 (UTC), I'd say this will be the date of the final storm 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)Allancalderini12 (talk) 22:07, January 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • December 21 to 31 - Post-season surprise. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • Storm active at start of 2019 - tbh why not ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:12, November 25, 2017 (UTC) Gamma dissipates on January 12. Welcome 2018!/Shit happened. Because reasons. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:30, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • January 6th: Tropical Depression Theta is absorbed into Tropical Storm Andrea - Bluecaner 23:53, April 17th, 2018 UTC

Informal betting on strangest stormEdit

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, please do not cross out the names as they form, and please do not bet on a storm that has already formed. ; )

  • Alberto - Forms in early June and hits Florida as a major hurricane, becoming the earliest to do so on record. Ryan1000 11:28, February 22, 2018 (UTC)
  • Beryl - Becomes first Atlantic C4 ever recorded in June and takes an erratic track through the NW Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico; weakens drastically before making landfall on the Gulf Coast as a moderate TS. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:29, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • Chris - Becomes the most powerful hurricane, if not one of them, ever recorded, and ultimately strikes Tampa, Florida directly as a major hurricane. Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Debby - Forms subtropical, becomes a hurricane in the Carribean sea. {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • Ernesto - Takes a very similar track, intensity, and timing as Ernesto 2012, but this time backwards. ChowKam2002 (talk) 04:00, January 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • Florence - Becomes a medicane and strikes Florence, Italy TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • Gordon - SLAMS STRAIGHT INTO HELL'S KITCHEN AS A BADASS CAT 5 WOOP WOOP! WIPES OUT ALL AREAS WITH A HIGH DENSITY OF VEGANS. DEMOLISHES ALL SCHOOLS BECAUSE HE THINKS SCHOOL DINNERS ARE SO BLAND THEY LOOK LIKE THE INSIDES OF HIS GRANDFATHER'S COLOSTOMY BAG  D E S K R A A T I N G O 19:48, February 8, 2018 (UTC)
    • A Category 3 storm that stays out to sea, but somehow reaches a pressure of 881 millibars, just to spite Wilma and avenge Gilbert.:P Leeboy100 Hello! 21:48, November 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • Helene - a C5 that strikes Texas at 155 mph loops around to strike Mexico as a C3 AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC)
  • Isaac - Should've been retired in 2012 Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC) Pissed that Sandy overshadowed him in 2012, so he hits NYC, only to get snubbed by WMO ArrDFe25 (talk) 22:50, February 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • Joyce - Peak at the same intensity as the Southern Joyce. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC) Joan was not retired, so the name was Joan. Sinks Bermuda after a complete evacuation, but is not retired. Welcome 2018!/Shit happened.
  • Kirk - Flies out into space and creates his own enterprise. - Garfield (18/11/17)
  • I feel like he'll either take a similar path to Katrina or do a 2 basin crossover like Otto of 2016. Katagma 22:29, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • Leslie - Turns eastwards and makes landfall in Mauritania. ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:15, November 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • Michael - Forms near Cape Verde, hits Costa Rica as a Cat 3, crosses over into the Eastern, then Central Pacific basins, hits Hawaii as a Cat. 4, moves into the Western Pacific, peaks as a Cat. 5 with a minimum pressure in the 890s and maximum sustained winds of 190 mph, makes landfall in the Phillipines at that intensity, makes landfall in Thailand as a strong tropical storm, moves through the Bay of Bengal and makes landfall in southern India as a weak tropical storm, becomes a remnant low but regenerates into a minimal hurricane over the Arabian Sea, makes its final landfall in Somalia as a tropical depression, and its leftover moisture moves across Africa to contribute to the development of Tropical Storm Rafael. TL;DR: Ferdinand Magellan, the hurricane. Send Help Please (talk) 04:13, December 22, 2017 (UTC) 

Says “Vsause, Michael here!” shortly before landfall. Xyklone (talk) 17:24, February 26, 2018 (UTC)

  • Nadine - Pratically moves in a straight northerly line from Cuba to a North Carolina Landfall. Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer
  • Oscar - Shows up on a film which wins an Oscar in 2019. ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 21:25, November 18, 2017 (UTC) Lol, I agree. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • Patty - While it makes landfall at the US, Patty lets it rain patties. Hi!-68.106.0.77 00:18, December 8, 2017 (UTC)
  • Rafael -
  • Sara -Forms South Of Liberia,Becomes A Cat 5 Before Passing North Of Dominica,Hitting Haiti With 190 Mph Winds,Hitting Cuba With The Same Windspeed,Does A Matthew As A Cat 5,Hits NYC As A Cat 5,Hits Rhode Island As A Cat 4,Hits Canada As A Cat 3,Hits Newfoundland As A Cat 1,Hits Greenland And Iceland As A Tropical Storm,Goes Extratropical North Of UK TheRealHurricaneTrackerSps123 (talk) 07:59, February 8, 2018 (UTC)
  • Tony - Forms in the Caribbean in October and becomes Project Pheonix, except then it runs into France as a 215 mph Patricia - 23:55, April 17th, 2018 UTC - Bluecaner
  • Valerie -
  • William -

Informal betting on strongest storm nameEdit

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. If there is a storm with the highest winds but another with the lowest pressure by the end of the season, we will split the title.

  • Alberto - Makes us feel disappointed by not forming 'til July and not being a pre-season storm and then explodes to cat5
  • Beryl -
  • Chris - BECOMES THE FIRST JUNE CAT5. also 180mph winds - 23:57, April 17th, 2018 - Bluecaner Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Debby -
  • Ernesto -
  • Florence - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC)
  • Gordon - Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC) 1978 had Greta, 1988 had Gilbert, 1998 had Georges, 2008 had Gustav... Atlantic G storms in years ending with '8' tend to be baddies. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 23:16, April 17, 2018 (UTC) Changing my vote to the foul-mouthed chef because ENSO. ur mai waifu desu ノ域囲真 19:21, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • Helene - ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 21:25, November 18, 2017 (UTC)  AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC)
  • Isaac - continues the "I" curse after Irma revived it in 2017. Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:30, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Same here ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:16, November 25, 2017 (UTC) Yep, same here. I think Irma revived the curse. Leeboy100 Hello! 21:48, November 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • Joyce -Cane Harvey (Harvey) 20:29, November 26, 2017 (UTC) Welcome 2018/Shit happened.
  • Kirk - TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Normie name, stronk storm Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC) My bets are on this one this year. ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC) Captain Kirk hope you dont disappoint. Allancalderini12 (talk) 22:08, January 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • Leslie - C5 Carribean monster. {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • Michael - Garfield (18/11/17) ------ Category 5 Storm that rapidly intensifies to Category 5 near the Yucatan. Nkechinyer (talk)NkechinyerJoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC), Michael becomes strongest of season, makes landfall in Florida with 190mph winds, recurves and strikes Europe before dissipating. 
  • Nadine - I have a strange feeling about Nadine this year. Maybe it won't be strong, but I think it may be deadly Katagma 10:24, May 6, 2018
  • Oscar - I don't know 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • Patty -
  • Rafael -
  • Sara - Cat 5 Monster In Late October TheRealHurricaneTrackerSps123 (talk) 07:57, February 8, 2018 (UTC)
  • Tony -
  • Valerie -
  • William -

Informal betting on weakest storm name (excluding depressions)Edit

No betting on storms that have already formed. Sorry. If there is a storm with the lowest winds but another with the highest pressure by the end of the season, we will split the title.

  • Alberto - Cane Harvey (Harvey) 20:29, November 26, 2017 (UTC) Season starts with a whimper. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:27, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • Beryl - TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) This ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:18, November 25, 2017 (UTC) D E S K R A A T I N G O 22:16, December 10, 2017 (UTC)JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Chris - A terrible, horrible, short-lived, random, and disgraceful failure. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC) ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 01:27, November 26, 2017 (UTC) A disgrace like its predecesor in 2006.Allancalderini12 (talk) 22:10, January 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • Debby - I have a feeling that Debbie will fail. ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC) Beryl and Debby are joint subcyclone POS stormsur mai waifu desu ノ域囲真 19:22, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • Ernesto - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC)
  • It's gonna suck Katagma 22:30, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • Florence - Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:31, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • Gordon - A fail 40 mph storm 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • Helene -
  • Isaac -
  • Joyce - Random fail in the midst of hurricanes. {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) -------- 40/1009. Beryl is also 40 mph but the Pressure is the tiebreaker. Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer
  • Kirk - Garfield (18/11/17) As the NHC said in 2012, he will not live long and prosper. Leeboy100 Hello! 21:48, November 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • Leslie -
  • Michael - Ehh Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Nadine - 
  • Oscar -
  • Patty - 2012 Patty repeat Send Help Please (talk) 03:36, March 5, 2018 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Rafael -
  • Sara - a 40 mph failica AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC) Poor Sandy only reaches 40 mph before being absorbed by a through.
  • Tony -
  • Valerie -
  • William -

Informal betting on the highest windsEdit

Winds are in miles per hour. And no betting on storms with winds mentioned that have already formed (due to rounding issues with winds in knots, 135 and 170 mph aren't mentioned).

  • Less than 115 -
  • 115 -
  • 120 -
  • 125 -
  • 130 - TG 2018 12:41, April 22, 2018 (UTC) Fortunately, all analogs for 2018 are showing no C5, and peak winds of about 130-140, but I'll keep it conservative.
  • 140 - ur mai waifu desu ノ域囲真 00:05, March 22, 2018 (UTC)
  • 145 - I predict a season with very many TS's but not many major hurricanes. Katagma 22:30, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • 150 - Garfield (18/11/17)
  • 155 - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC) Gordon. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:21, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • 160 - I’m retracting my previous prediction. I have a bad feeling about this season, and actually wouldn’t be too surprised if we do get a Cat 5. I’m keeping my prediction at a conservative 160 mph though. Leeboy100 Hello!! 21:29, May 12, 2018 (UTC)
  • 165 - {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) ------- Hurricane Michael. Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer Honestly don't see anything powerful this season, maybe one Cat 5 ArrDFe25 (talk) 22:52, February 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • 175 - Yes Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC) ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC) Cane Harvey (Harvey) 20:30, November 26, 2017 (UTC)JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 180 - We need some more 180 mphers 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC) AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC) 285KmsAllancalderini12 (talk) 22:13, January 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • 185 - re-Irma anyone? Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:31, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • 190 - Gordon achieves it, tying Allen for the highest winds in the Atlantic. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC),Sara At PeakTheRealHurricaneTrackerSps123 (talk) 07:55, February 8, 2018 (UTC)
  • 195 - The Atlantic record needs to be broken. ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:19, November 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • 200 or more (Worldwide record high, Hurricane Patricia in 2015, highly unlikely) - Helene becomes a mega-monster, just a tad bit weaker than Patricia.~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 21:25, November 18, 2017 (UTC) Joan is the strongest storm ever, with winds of 245 mph. Welcome 20-8!|Shit happened. 11:17 AM January 6. Chris becomes a monster 200 mph Category 5 hurricane. Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)

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 storms with the listed pressures that have already formed.

Informal betting on longest lasting storm (By time in days)Edit

Predict how many days the longest lasting storm will exist! (In the rare case that a storm exits the basin, only days spent inside the basin are counted)

  • Less than 3 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 -
  • 10 - Cane Harvey (Harvey) 20:30, November 26, 2017 (UTC)
  • 11 - were gonna see a 11 day TD AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC) ur mai waifu desu ノ域囲真 00:05, March 22, 2018 (UTC)
  • 12 - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC)
  • 13 - (Isaac) - Garfield (18/11/17)
  • 14 - Hurricane Isaac. Nkechinyer (talk)NkechinyerJoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 15-16 - TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Issac FTW. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • 17-18 - (perhaps Isaac?) Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:33, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Leeboy100 Hello! 21:54, November 25, 2017 (UTC) A little shorter than Jose Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 19-20 - Leslie. {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) 19, Gordon. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:23, April 18, 2018 (UTC) I think Joyce is going to form right off the coast of Africa due to favourable condititions and it will last 19.5 days.  Katagma 22:35, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • 21-22 - 3 weeks ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:20, November 25, 2017 (UTC) Hoping for a long-lasting storm. ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • 23-25 - 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • 26-28 - Isaac becomes the 3rd longest-lasting Atlantic hurricane on record (26 days) ~ Steve 🎅 HappyHolidays!🎄 06:54, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 29-31 (Record high, 1899 San Ciriaco Hurricane) -
  • 32 or more (Very unlikely) - Joan lasts for 36 1/2 days. Welcome 2018!|Shit happened.

Informal betting on longest lasting storm nameEdit

Which storm will last the longest?

Informal betting on shortest lasting storm (excluding depressions)Edit

  • Alberto - Always the first storm Cane Harvey (Harvey) 20:31, November 26, 2017 (UTC)
  • Beryl - Just 30 Hours as a tropical system. SAD! Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer Weakest and thus ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:22, November 25, 2017 (UTC) Still no inarnations as a hurricane, hoping that comes true this year too.
  • Chris - Garfield (18/11/17) Only 6 hours as a tropical system. Really sad! Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • Debby - SUPREME COLGATE CREW 15:26, November 27, 2017 (UTC) As I said, I predict a failure. ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC)
  • Ernesto - Lasts a pathetic 25 hours)]([Swirling Magnetar)] Becomes a TS for 10 hours Katagma 22:42, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • Florence - Floprence. Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:33, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • Gordon - Ryan1000 11:28, February 22, 2018 (UTC)
  • Helene - TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • Isaac -JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Joyce - {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • Kirk - As I said above. Leeboy100 Hello! 21:55, November 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • Leslie -
  • Michael - Forms short of land Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Nadine - In stark contrast to 2012. ~ Steve 🎅 HappyHolidays!🎄 06:54, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Oscar - Begins to rapidly intensify immediately after formation, reaches C1 status only 18-24 hours into its life as a tropical cyclone, crashes into Mexico at peak intensity as a minimal hurricane, and dies even more quickly than it intensified. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:26, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • Patty - Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • Rafael - Just 6 hours as a TS 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • Sara - AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC) Only 6 hours. Welcome 2018!/Shit happened.
  • Tony - Another active season. Xyklone (talk) 17:53, February 26, 2018 (UTC)
  • Valerie -
  • William -

Informal betting on final storm nameEdit

Which storm name will be the season finale?

  • Alberto -
  • Beryl -
  • Chris -
  • Debby -
  • Ernesto -
  • Florence -
  • Gordon -
  • Helene -
  • Isaac -
  • Joyce -
  • Kirk - norcross ur mai waifu desu ノ域囲真 19:23, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • Lesile - 
  • Michael -
  • Nadine - Cane Harvey (Harvey) 20:31, November 26, 2017 (UTC) 
  • Oscar - Garfield (18/11/17) ------- Dissipates on November 26th. Nkechinyer (talk)NkechinyerJoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • Patty - {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Bluetiger0824 12:25, March 15, 2018 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)Gonna dissipate on November 9th Katagma 22:45, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • Rafael - 
  • Sara - ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 22:00, November 18, 2017 (UTC) TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) 18(±3) ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:23, November 25, 2017 (UTC) ChowKam2002 (talk) 04:00, January 6, 2018 (UTC) --70.190.21.73 23:44, May 15, 2018 (UTC)
  • Tony - the spirit of 2012 lives on. Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:34, November 19, 2017 (UTC) AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC) ArrDFe25 (talk) 22:54, February 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • Valerie - V lives on Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC), 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC) Hopefully we can reach the V letter after the faillings of 2010-2012 that couldnt. Allancalderini12 (talk) 22:14, January 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • William - Season ends on the 'W' name for the sole purpose of triggering people who want to reach the Greeks :P --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:05, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • We will reach the Greeks - Gamma ends the season. Welcome 2018!/Shit happened
  • We will reach Theta. - 23:59, April 17th, 2018 - Bluecaner

Informal betting on number of tropical depressions (season total)Edit

Informal betting on number of storms peaking at tropical depression intensityEdit

How many depressions will fail to reach even the tropical storm category?

Informal betting on number of named storms (season total)Edit

  • There will be no named storms this year (highly unlikely) -
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 -
  • 8 -
  • 9 -
  • 10 -
  • 11 -
  • 12 -
  • 13 - Send Help Please (talk) 02:24, April 13, 2018 (UTC)
  • 14 -
  • 15 - Garfield (18/11/17) ---------- Near Average. Nkechinyer (talk) Nkechinyer (Harvey) 03:55, April 24, 2018 (UTC)

Informal betting on number of storms peaking at tropical storm intensityEdit

How many storms will strengthen enough to receive a name, but fail to reach hurricane strength?

Informal betting on number of hurricanes (season total)Edit

  • There will be no hurricanes this year (record low, 1907 and 1914) -
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 -
  • 4 -
  • 5 -
  • 6 -
  • 7 - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC) Katagma 22:50, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • 8 - Garfield (18/11/17) ---------- Eight. Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC)

{contribs)The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC)

Informal betting on number of storms peaking at non-major hurricane intensityEdit

How many storms will reach hurricane strength, but only peak as a C1 or C2?

{contribs) The Almighty Chopstick  {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Out of all 12 hurricanes, 5 peak at either Cat 1 or 2. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC) 5 out of 11 ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:28, November 25, 2017 (UTC)

Informal betting on number of major hurricanesEdit

  • There will be no major hurricanes this year (record low set most recently in 2013, highly unlikely) -
  • 1 -
  • 2 -
  • 3 - Garfield (18/11/17) ArrDFe25 (talk) 22:55, February 18, 2018 (UTC) ur mai waifu desu ノ域囲真 00:05, March 22, 2018 (UTC)

{contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC) Katagma 22:52, May 6, 2018 (UTC)

  • 4 - Gordon, Kirk, Michael, Nadine. Nkechinyer (talk)NkechinyerJoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC) ChowKam2002 (talk) 04:00, January 6, 2018 (UTC) Beryl (C4), Gordon (C4), Sara (C4), and Tony (C3). --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:15, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • 5 - maybe I won't be correct with the names tho (Gordon, Helene, Isaac, Michael, Nadine). Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:41, November 19, 2017 (UTC) TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Gordon (C5), Isaac (C4), Kirk (C3), Rafael (C3), Sara (C5), might not be correct with the names though. Nutfield001 (talk) 11:42, December 2, 2017 (UTC) Gordon (140-145 mph C4), Helene (record-breaking C5), Kirk (C3), Michael (150-155 mph C4), and Rafael (C3). ~ Steve 🎅 HappyHolidays!🎄 06:54, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 6 - same as 2017 ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:29, November 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • 7 (record, 1961 and 2005) - A record-tying 7 majors form in this season. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC) EKWALITY Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC), 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • 8 or more (highly unlikely) - we could see it AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC)

Informal betting on number of Category 5 hurricanesEdit

How many storms will reach the most powerful SSHS category?

Informal betting on number of deathsEdit

No betting on death tolls that currently exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 500 - Garfield (18/11/17)JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC) Hopefully not many. ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC) Predicting far lower deaths this year. Nutfield001 (talk) 20:42, January 22, 2018 (UTC) I dislike the idea of predicting how many people will die but I might as well aim for the lowest number. Ideally 0. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:11, April 18, 2018 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • 500 - 1000 - {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC)  --------- 613 in total. Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) I'm saying 719 or 791. I don't know why Katagma 22:53, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • 1000 - 2000 - Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:38, November 19, 2017 (UTC) ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:30, November 25, 2017 (UTC)
  • 2000 - 3000 - Mainly due to Helene plus a few other storms. ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 21:25, November 18, 2017 (UTC) Oh yes Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC), 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • 3000 - 4000 - Gordon caused about 2750 out of the 3500 deaths. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • 4000 - 5000 - AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC)
  • 5000 - 6000 - Nearly all of these were from Gordon, just to spite the world for his '94 retirement snub. Send Help Please (talk) 16:34, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • 6000 - 7000 -
  • 7000 - 8000 -
  • 8000 - 9000 -
  • 9000 - 10000 -
  • 10000 - 15000 -
  • 15000 - 20000 -
  • Greater than 20000 deaths - (all time record, 1780)

Informal betting on damage totalsEdit

No betting on damage totals that currently exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 100 million - I fully expect to lose but similar to betting on fatalities, betting on how much material damage will be wrought makes me a little uneasy, so I'm going with the lowest option available. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:12, April 18, 2018 (UTC)
  • 100-500 million -
  • 500 milion-1 billion - 
  • 1-5 billion -
  • 5-10 billion - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC) Nutfield001 (talk) 20:42, January 22, 2018 (UTC)
  • 10-20 billion - 10.755 Billion in total. Nkechinyer (talk)NkechinyerJoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 20-40 billion - Garfield (18/11/17)
  • 40-80 billion - {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC) There is no way I will believe that this season will be as bad as last. ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • 80-180 billion - Sadly, another very devastating season is possible... ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 21:25, November 18, 2017 (UTC) ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:32, November 25, 2017 (UTC) I think we're in for another whopper. Send Help Please (talk) 16:31, December 22, 2017 (UTC) This seems reasonable Katagma 22:54, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • 180-281 billion - Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:39, November 19, 2017 (UTC) TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) And another destructive season is here. Approximately $200 billion of damages. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC), Roughly 290 billion 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • Greater than 281 billion (record high, 2017, highly unlikely) - 2004 / 2005 repeat Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC) AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC)

Informal betting on ACE totalsEdit

No betting on ACE totals that currently exist. Sorry.

  • Less than 40 - (record low, 1914)
  • 40-49 -
  • 50-59 -
  • 60-69 -
  • 70-79 -
  • 80-89 -
  • 90-99 -
  • 100-109 -
  • 110-119 -
  • 120-129 - Garfield (18/11/17) -------- 126.3975 in total. Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer
  • 130-139 -
  • 140-149 - AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC)
  • 150-159 -JoeBillyBob (talk) 12:07, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • 160-169 - {contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC)
  • 170-189 - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC) ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC) Right around 173 units from 21 storms, mainly Gordon. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 17:17, April 18, 2018 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)
  • 190-209 - Gordon and all other majors have 177.25 out of the 201.5 units. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC) mostly due to helen and co SUPREME COLGATE CREW 15:26, November 27, 2017 (UTC) 196 ACE units, mainly due to Helene, Kirk and Leslie. Nutfield001 (talk) 20:42, January 22, 2018 (UTC) I think Joyce and Nadine will inflate thi Katagma 22:55, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • 210-229 - mostly because of Isaac. Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:41, November 19, 2017 (UTC) TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC) Here we go again ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:32, November 25, 2017 (UTC) The season's majors + Isaac do most of the work. ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 01:33, November 26, 2017 (UTC)Allancalderini12 (talk) 22:15, January 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • 230-249 - Why not? Send Help Please (talk) 16:38, December 22, 2017 (UTC), 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC)
  • 250-259 (record high, 1933) - It's the trend m8 Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC)
  • More than 259 (extremely unlikely) -

Informal betting on number of retired names (due to impact)Edit

No betting on obvious numbers from storms that have already formed. Sorry. Also, this section only counts retired names for impacts on land, not for political insensitivities.

  • No names - (record low set most recently in 2014)
  • 1 name - Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC) 
  • 2 names - Garfield (18/11/17)JoeBillyBob (talk) 07:27, December 21, 2017 (UTC) ChowKam2002 (talk) 02:56, January 2, 2018 (UTC) Helene and Tony will go AnimeBro!!!!! (talk) 01:56, January 5, 2018 (UTC) Kirk and Leslie are retired after 2018. Nutfield001 (talk) 20:42, January 22, 2018 (UTC) ArrDFe25 (talk) 22:57, February 18, 2018 (UTC) Debby and Joyce, so Daria, Jane and Lane can be together in 2024. ur mai waifu desu ノ域囲真 15:49, April 29, 2018 (UTC) 

{contribs) The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC)

  • 3 names - Gordon, Isaac, and Joyce. Hi!-68.106.0.77 23:08, November 22, 2017 (UTC) Gordon, Helene, and Michael. ~ Steve Talk PageMy Edits📧 23:10, November 26, 2017 (UTC) Gordon, Sara, and Tony. --Dylan (HurricaneMaker99) 00:56, April 18, 2018 (UTC), Isaac, Michael and Nadine continue Irma's, Maria's and Nate's legacy. Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC), Nadine, Joyce and Isaac. Katagma 22:57, May 6, 2018 (UTC)
  • 4 names - Gordon, Kirk, Michael, Nadine. Nkechinyer (talk)Nkechinyer, Anonymous 2.0 (talk) 08:42, November 19, 2017 (UTC) ~ KN2731 {talk} 05:33, November 25, 2017 (UTC) Yes Astronomicalunits (talk) 02:51, December 18, 2017 (UTC), 100% eggplant certified - Prism55 18:57, December 22, 2017 (UTC) Bad things always come in 3 but if this is an active season then we might get an extra.Allancalderini12 (talk) 22:16, January 29, 2018 (UTC)
  • 5 names (record high, 2005) - TG My Birthday 18:22, November 19, 2017 (UTC),Ernesto,Gordon,Isaac,Leslie,Sara TheRealHurricaneTrackerSps123 (talk) 07:52, February 8, 2018 (UTC)
  • More than 5 names (extremely unlikely) - All the others are taken, so I might as well throw my hat in the ring here. I will say that I've got a bad feeling about Michael this season, like with Harvey last season and Matthew before that. Also, retire Gordon pls.  Send Help Please (talk) 16:27, December 22, 2017 (UTC)

Informal betting on number of subtropical stormsEdit

How many storms will peak at subtropical storm intensity? If you want to be extremely specific, please write down the names of the storms you think will do so.

Informal betting on number of off-season stormsEdit

How many storms do you think will form off-season? If you want to be specific, write down the storm names that you think will form off-season. P.S. A storm that forms in November but persists into December counts as an off-season storm.

{contribs)The Almighty Chopstick {talkpage) NHCTSSymbol.png 02:21, November 19, 2017 (UTC)  Ryan1000 22:37, December 4, 2017 (UTC) Owen 16:29, May 1, 2018 (UTC)

Informal betting on final tropical cyclone report issuedEdit

This betting pool is closed until December 2018.JoeBillyBob (talk) 07:27, December 21, 2017 (UTC)