Hurricane Manuel

Pacific hurricane in 2013

Hurricane Manuel (pronounced /mænˈwɛl, mɑːn-, ˌmænuˈɛl, -ju-/[1]) was a tropical cyclone in 2013. It crossed western Mexico between September 13 and 19, 2013 at the same time that Hurricane Ingrid was coming to Mexico from the other side.

Hurricane Manuel
Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Tropical Storm Manuel near hurricane strength on September 18
FormedSeptember 13, 2013
DissipatedSeptember 19, 2013
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 75 mph (120 km/h)
Lowest pressure983 mbar (hPa); 29.03 inHg
Fatalities123 total
Damage$4.2 billion (2013 USD)
(Costliest Pacific hurricane on record)
Areas affectedOaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacán, Colima, Jalisco, Sinaloa, Texas
Part of the 2013 Pacific hurricane season
Landslide following Manuel in western Mexico

Damage from Manuel totaled $4.2 billion (2013 USD). About 169 people died.


  1. Jones, Daniel (2003) [1917], Peter Roach, James Hartmann and Jane Setter (ed.), English Pronouncing Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 3-12-539683-2