NOAA Lowers Hurricane Season Outlook

While NOAA is lowering forecasts, the Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) from FSU COAPS is also quite low. Ryan Maue’s Tropical web page at Florida State University has this graph that shows accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) : Sorted monthly data: Text File Note where 2009 is in the scheme of things. More here. NOAA Lowers Hurricane…

Sunspotless 30 day stretch possible in the next day

At the risk of triggering a new sunspot by talking about it, I’ll cautiously mention that by GMT time midnight tomorrow, August 10th, we will possibly have a 30 day stretch of no sunspots at a time when cycle 24 has been forecast by many to be well underway. Here is the most recent (and…