July's role in the Atlantic hurricane season

By: Hurricane1216, 1:53 AM GMT on July 22, 2016

July's Tropical Cyclones
Since 1950, the Atlantic annually features the formation of 1.7 tropical cyclones annually in July. Of those, 1.0 are at least tropical storm intensity, and on average, a hurricane occurs every other year. Even rarer are major hurricanes: the 66 season period between 1950 and 2015 featured only 8 major hurricanes. And that's just the number of major hurricanes that formed in the month: only 5 hurricanes have reached an intensity of at ...

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ACE Charting the Season

By: Hurricane1216, 10:24 PM GMT on July 08, 2016

A look at where the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season matches up with other seasons in terms of accumulated cyclone energy, or ACE. The percentiles in the charts below are percentiles for the 1970-2015 Atlantic hurricane seasons, after which satellite imagery became a stalwart tool for tropical cyclone identification, producing more reliable storm intensity and count statistics. Even with the lull of activity in the Atlantic since Danielle, ACE remains in the 80th perc...

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All in a Day's Work: Days with the Highest ACE in the Atlantic

By: Hurricane1216, 4:44 PM GMT on July 06, 2016


HURRICANES IGOR, JULIA, AND KARL WERE ALL ACTIVE ON THE SAME DAY, BUT ONLY RANKS SECOND ON ATL DAYS WITH THE MOST ACE

Top 10 Highest ACE Days in the Atlantic (1851 - 2016)

1. 14.2750 | September 11, 1961
2. 11.7800 | September 15, 2010
3. 10.9375 | September 3, 1933
4. 10.9200 | September 10, 1961
5. 10.8075 | August 17, 1969
6. 10.7300 | November 8, 1932
7. 10.5250 | November 7, 1932
8. 10.4...

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Satellite View: May 23, 2016 [Increasing Storms over the Windward Passage]

By: Hurricane1216, 10:56 PM GMT on May 23, 2016



Hurricane1216 is a high school sophomore from Austin, Texas. My thoughts and opinions should only be taken with at most a grain of salt, and you should refer to your local official weather services for emergency considerations.

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On The Lookout: May 15, 2016 [Atlantic]

By: Hurricane1216, 3:21 PM GMT on May 15, 2016





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Updated: 3:48 PM GMT on May 15, 2016


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