Six named storms are currently active in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific basins, which appears to have tied a record number of combined storms at once in those two areas.
Four of these tropical cyclones developed on Tuesday alone.
While Humberto and Kiko were spinning in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, four new tropical cyclones formed Tuesday: Imelda and Jerry in the Atlantic Basin, and Mario and Lorenstrana in the Eastern Pacific Basin.
September is the peak month in the Atlantic Basin, and is typically very active in the Eastern Pacific.
The Atlantic Basin is expected to remain active through the end of the month, perhaps into early October.