Atlantic Summary for May 2020
Monthly Summary

000 ABNT30 KNHC 011128 TWSAT Monthly Tropical Weather Summary NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Wed Jul 1 2020 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Two tropical storms, Arthur and Bertha, formed in the Atlantic basin in May, and two more tropical storms, Cristobal and Dolly, formed in June. The season has been considerably more active than average so far, as a named storm typically forms in June only once every other year based on the long-term average of basin activity. In terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE), which measures the strength and duration of tropical storms and hurricanes, activity in the basin so far in 2020 is well above average. Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at the National Hurricane Center website at www.hurricanes.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2020&basin=atl Summary Table Name Dates Max Wind (mph) --------------------------------------------------- TS Arthur 16-19 May 60 TS Bertha 27-28 May 50 TS Cristobal 1- 9 Jun 60 TS Dolly 22-24 Jun 45 --------------------------------------------------- $$ Hurricane Specialist Unit
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