The 2000 Easter Island Cyclone Season was the least active on record. it had 2 named cyclones and 1 super severe cyclone and all of the storms made landfall on Easter Island.

2000-01 Easter Island cyclone season
First storm formed October 30
Last storm dissipated December 25
Strongest storm Betsy (most intense storm in the Easter Island basin)
Total depressions 3
Total storms 2
Hurricanes 2
Major hurricanes 1
Total damages $400 USD
Total fatalities 120


Cyclone Andra

Category 1 tropical cyclone (SSHWS)
Duration October 30 – November 21
Peak intensity 150 km/h (90 mph) (1-min)  996 hPa (mbar)

Super Severe Cyclone Betsy

Category 5 tropical cyclone (SSHWS)
Duration November 25 – December 6
Peak intensity 325 km/h (200 mph) (1-min)  950 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Depression Three-EI

Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Duration December 23 – December 25
Peak intensity 45 km/h (30 mph) (1-min)  1020 hPa (mbar)


This the name list for all of the cyclones that form during this year season. Any cyclones that didn`t form did not get a name all of the names that weren`t used are marked in gray.

  • Andra Henriette (unused) Olaf (unused)
  • Betsy Ian (unused) Pamela (unused)
  • Carlos (unused) Judy (unused) Rick (unused)
  • Darla (unused) Ken (unused) Sharl (unused)
  • Edward (unused) Lorie (unused) Tonnie (unused)
  • Felicia (unused) Mario (unused) Valerie (unused)
  • Gabbe (unused) Natalie  (unused) Winston (unused)


In Winter of 2001 the name Betsy was retired and replaced with Blas for 2006.