Atlantic Summary for November 2016
Monthly Summary

000 ABNT30 KNHC 011131 TWSAT MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 800 AM EDT TUE NOV 01 2016 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: One named storm, Nicole, formed in the Atlantic basin in October, and it went on to become a major hurricane. Matthew, which formed in September, maintained major hurricane strength into October. Based on a 30-year (1981-2010) climatology, two named storms typically form in the Atlantic basin in October, with one becoming a hurricane. A major hurricane forms in October about once every other year. In terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the combined strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity in the basin so far in 2016 is above normal. The ACE through the end of October is about 62 percent above the 1981-2010 median value to date. Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at the National Hurricane Center website at www.nhc.noaa.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2016&basin=atl . Summary Table Name Dates Max Wind (mph) --------------------------------------------------- H Alex 12-15 Jan 85* TS Bonnie 27 May- 4 Jun 45* TS Colin 5- 7 Jun 50 TS Danielle 19-21 Jun 45* H Earl 2- 6 Aug 80 TS Fiona 17-23 Aug 50 MH Gaston 22 Aug- 3 Sep 120 TD Eight 28 Aug- 1 Sep 35 H Hermine 28 Aug- 3 Sep 80 TS Ian 12-16 Sep 60 TS Julia 13-19 Sep 40 TS Karl 14-25 Sep 70 TS Lisa 19-25 Sep 50 MH Matthew 28 Sep- 9 Oct 160 MH Nicole 4-18 Oct 130 --------------------------------------------------- * Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete. $$ Hurricane Specialist Unit
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