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2017 Northern Hemisphere Hurricane Activity Pretty Much Totally Normal

Posted by on | November 20, 2017 | Comments Off

Philip Lotzbach of Colorado State University tweeted this summary chart of the 2017 hurricane season.  The numbers in parenthesis represent the historical average.

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After an unusual number of years of being missed by major hurricanes, the US was hit by several large hurricanes in an above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2017.  But as is typical of weather, while the Atlantic had more hurricanes than average, other parts of the world had fewer than average, such that overall for the northern hemisphere as a whole, it was a pretty average year.

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 2017 Northern Hemisphere Hurricane Activity Pretty Much Totally Normal

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