Tropical Storm Juan

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The name Juan was used to name two tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean and three tropical cyclones in the Western Pacific Ocean. Juan was also used by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on its name lists, until the name was retired in 2010. Juan is not to be confused with John.


  • Hurricane Juan (1985) – a Category 1 hurricane that struck the Gulf Coast of the United States, causing 12 deaths and $3.2 billion (US$2005) in damage.
  • Hurricane Juan (2003) – a Category 2 hurricane that affected the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, causing 8 deaths and $200 million in damage.

The name was retired in 2003, and was replaced with Joaquin for the 2009 season, though the name wasn't used due to the lack of storms. However, it was used in the 2015 season, which later was itself retired and will be replaced with Julian for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.

West Pacific:

  • Tropical Depression Juan (2002) (13W) – Moved over the central Philippines, killing 18 people. This system was monitored as a tropical depression by the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA).
  • Typhoon Saomai (2006) (T0608, 08W, Juan) – A strong Category 5-equivalent typhoon that did not affect land while in the PAGASA area of responsibility, but made landfall in Taiwan and the People's Republic of China, killing 441 and causing $1.5 billion (2006 USD) in damage. The system was monitored as Typhoon Saomai by the JMA.
  • Typhoon Megi (2010) (T1013, 15W, Juan) – struck Luzon on October 18, causing damages costing ₱15 billion, enough to merit the PAGASA name's retirement.

The name was retired in 2014, and was replaced with Jose for the 2014 season.