Atlantic Hurricane Season Quietest in 45 Years

Image Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) By WUWT Regular Just The Facts From the Insurance Journal: “The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season looks set to go down as a big washout, marking the first time in 45 years that the strongest storm to form was just a minor…

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Tropical Storm Sandy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As at 2 PM Pacific time, here’s the current position of Sandy and the projected path. SOURCE: National Data Buoy Center I had said a couple of days ago, when Sandy was a hurricane, that it would not be a hurricane when it hit the coast. How did that go?

Hurricane Isaac’s Stats

Don’t Underestimate a Cat. 1 State College, Pa. — 29 August 2012 — AccuWeather.com reports before pummeling Florida and the Gulf Coast of the U.S. with flooding rain, Isaac first became organized more than a thousand miles east of the Leeward Islands over the Atlantic. Here’s the interesting stats: 

Global hurricane activity at historical record lows: new paper

During the past 6-years since Hurricane Katrina, global tropical cyclone frequency and energy have decreased dramatically, and are currently at near-historical record lows.  According to a new peer-reviewed research paper accepted to be published, only 69 tropical storms were observed globally during 2010, the fewest in almost 40-years of reliable records. Furthermore, when each storm’s…