Best answer: What are 5 fun facts about hurricanes?

How long can a hurricane last?

A typical hurricane lasts anywhere from 12 to 24 hours. But a hurricane can sustain itself for as long as a month, as Hurricane John did in 1994.

How are hurricanes named?

In 1953, the U.S. began using female names for hurricanes and, by 1979, male and female names were used. The names alternate between male and female. The names are alphabetical and each new storm gets the next name on the list.

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