Key - Shading by Saffir Simpson Hurricane Scale

Tropical Depression or
Unknown or Missing
Tropical Storm Hurricane Cat 1 Cat 2 Cat 3 Cat 4 Cat 5

1956

Storms are listed in the basin where they reached their maximum intensity. Asterisks denote landfall on a major island or continent.

Northern Atlantic Eastern Pacific Western Pacific Northern Indian Southern Indian Southern Pacific
AL03
Jun 7-10
AL02
May 18-19
AL01
Jan 18-20
NOT_NAMED
Feb 8-11
NOT_NAMED *
Nov 12-18
NOT_NAMED *
Dec 6-16
NOT_NAMED *
Jun 12-15
NOT_NAMED
May 30-Jun 3
SARAH
Mar 21-Apr 5
NOT_NAMED *
Apr 26-May 2
NOT_NAMED
Dec 8-11
NOT_NAMED
Dec 14-15
ANNA *
Jul 25-27
NOT_NAMED
Jun 9-10
AL05
Apr 9-15
NOT_NAMED *
May 28-Jun 3
NOT_NAMED
Dec 20-25
NOT_NAMED
Dec 12-14
BETSY *
Aug 9-21
NOT_NAMED
Jun 9-10
THELMA *
Apr 16-25
AL04
Jun 8-9
NOT_NAMED
Jan 4-7
NOT_NAMED
Dec 14-15
CARLA
Sep 7-16
AL05 *
Jun 12-14
NOT_NAMED
Jun 4-6
AL03
Jun 9-9
NOT_NAMED *
Jan 7-12
NOT_NAMED
Dec 24-30
DORA *
Sep 10-13
NOT_NAMED
Jul 9-12
NOT_NAMED
Jun 16-21
AL06 *
Jun 24-26
NOT_NAMED
Jan 14-24
NOT_NAMED
Jan 1-4
ETHEL
Sep 11-14
NOT_NAMED
Jul 14-16
AL07 *
Jun 28-30
NOT_NAMED
Jun 25-27
NOT_NAMED *
Jan 19-31
NOT_NAMED *
Jan 15-29
FLOSSY *
Sep 20-Oct 3
NOT_NAMED
Aug 22-25
NOT_NAMED
Jul 3-5
AL08 *
Jun 30-Jul 4
AL03
Jan 27-Feb 5
NOT_NAMED
Jan 15-17
AL03
Oct 9-12
NOT_NAMED
Sep 3-3
VERA *
Jul 5-9
NOT_NAMED *
Jul 31-Aug 6
AL04 *
Feb 1-8
AL02
Jan 21-26
AL04 *
Oct 14-19
AL01
Sep 4-6
NOT_NAMED
Jul 21-23
NOT_NAMED *
Aug 6-10
NOT_NAMED *
Jan 31-Feb 7
NOT_NAMED *
Jan 29-Feb 4
GRETA *
Oct 31-Nov 7
NOT_NAMED
Sep 12-17
AL01 *
Jul 23-28
NOT_NAMED *
Aug 13-19
AL05 *
Feb 10-13
NOT_NAMED *
Feb 5-10
NOT_NAMED
Nov 19-21
AL06
Oct 16-18
WANDA *
Jul 24-Aug 5
AL03 *
Sep 8-12
NOT_NAMED *
Feb 15-Mar 1
NOT_NAMED *
Feb 6-12
AL03
Jul 26-27
AL02 *
Oct 7-11
AL06 *
Feb 20-29
NOT_NAMED *
Feb 14-18
AMY
Aug 2-6
NOT_NAMED *
Oct 25-30
NOT_NAMED *
Feb 24-27
AGNES *
Feb 23-Mar 12
NOT_NAMED
Aug 2-5
NOT_NAMED *
Nov 18-20
NOT_NAMED
Feb 29-Mar 4
NOT_NAMED *
Mar 2-11
AL04 *
Aug 4-7
NOT_NAMED
Mar 2-4
AL01
Mar 12-18
NOT_NAMED *
Aug 7-10
NOT_NAMED *
Mar 16-24
AL02 *
Mar 24-31
BABS *
Aug 10-19
NOT_NAMED
Mar 21-22
NOT_NAMED
Mar 26-28
NOT_NAMED
Aug 10-12
AL04 *
Mar 26-Apr 5
NOT_NAMED *
Apr 2-8
NOT_NAMED *
Aug 16-18
NOT_NAMED
Mar 26-Apr 2
NOT_NAMED
Apr 5-10
NOT_NAMED *
Aug 25-27
AL01
Apr 29-May 1
CHARLOTTE *
Aug 25-Sep 2
DINAH *
Aug 28-Sep 6
EMMA *
Sep 1-11
AL04
Sep 10-13
NOT_NAMED *
Sep 13-16
FREDA *
Sep 13-25
GILDA *
Sep 17-25
HARRIET *
Sep 19-29
IVY
Sep 22-27
NOT_NAMED *
Sep 26-29
JEAN *
Oct 14-26
NOT_NAMED
Oct 16-19
KAREN:LUCILLE *
Nov 9-23
NOT_NAMED *
Nov 12-14
MARY
Nov 16-16
NOT_NAMED
Nov 19-22
NADINE
Nov 22-25
OLIVE *
Nov 24-30
POLLY *
Dec 7-10
NOT_NAMED *
Dec 26-Jan 1