Tropical Cyclone Seasons Around the World

  • Because different areas of the Earth experience seasons at the different times, tropical storm activity is based on location.
  • Study the map to see when most of the tropical storm systems form in different parts of the world.
tropical cyclone basins

Source: Tropical Cyclone Basins | NOAA

North Atlantic: June 1 - November 30

East Pacific: May 15 - November 30

West Pacific: May-November

North Indian Ocean Basin: April-December

Australian/Southwest Pacific Basin: November-April

Southeast Indian Ocean/Australian Basin: October-May

South Indian Ocean Basin: October-May