Atlantic Summary for October 2019
Monthly Summary

000 ABNT30 KNHC 011204 TWSAT Monthly Tropical Weather Summary NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Tue Oct 1 2019 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone activity during September was above average for the Atlantic basin, with seven named storms forming during the month, three of them becoming hurricanes, and two reaching major hurricane status. Based on a 30-year climatology (1981-2010), four named storms typically form in the basin in September, with three of them becoming hurricanes, and one of them becoming a major hurricane. In terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the combined strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity in the Atlantic basin in September was well above average, and the 11th busiest September on record using that metric. Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at the National Hurricane Center website at www.hurricanes.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2019&basin=atl Summary Table Name Dates Max Wind (mph) --------------------------------------------------- STS Andrea 20-21 May 40* H Barry 11-15 Jul 75 TD Three 22-23 Jul 35* TS Chantal 21-23 Aug 40 MH Dorian 24 Aug- 7 Sep 185 TS Erin 26-29 Aug 40 TS Fernand 3- 4 Sep 50 TS Gabrielle 3-10 Sep 60 MH Humberto 13-19 Sep 125 TS Imelda 17-19 Sep 40 H Jerry 17-25 Sep 105 TS Karen 22-27 Sep 45 MH Lorenzo 22 Sep- 160 --------------------------------------------------- * Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete. $$ Hurricane Specialist Unit
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