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December 1, 2013

2013 Atlantic Tropical Weather Summary

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2013 Atlantic Summary

SEASON 2013 TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
700 PM EST SAT NOV 30 2013

FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC
CARIBBEAN SEA 
GULF OF MEXICO

FOR THE 2013 SEASON OVERALL...13 NAMED STORMS 
FORMED IN THE BASIN...WITH ONLY TWO OF THE 
STORMS REACHING HURRICANE STRENGTH. THERE WAS
ALSO ONE TROPICAL DEPRESSION THAT FORMED THAT 
DID NOT REACH TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH. BASED 
ON THE 30-YEAR CLIMATOLOGY...THE AVERAGE LEVEL 
OF ACTIVITY IN THE BASIN IS 12 NAMED STORMS...
...6 HURRICANES...AND 3 MAJOR HURRICANES. FOR 
2013...THE NUMBER OF NAMED STORMS WAS NEAR 
AVERAGE...BUT THE NUMBERS OF HURRICANES AND 
MAJOR HURRICANES WERE WELL BELOW AVERAGE. 
THERE WERE NO MAJOR HURRICANES IN THE NORTH 
ATLANTIC BASIN FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 
1994...AND THE NUMBER OF HURRICANES THIS 
YEAR WAS THE LOWEST SINCE 1982. 

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