Good Wednesday morning!
Well we now have seen a hurricane in the Atlantic basin.
Hurricane Humberto formed at 5am this morning…
coming within hours of matching the record set in 2002
for the latest date of first hurricane genesis in the
This morning… I wanted to provide some statistics of
how unusual it is to see a 1st hurricane form this late
in the hurricane season. The Atlantic season officially
begins each year on June 1 and ends on November 30.
Latest 1st hurricane back to 1960 (Modern Era - Beginning of Satellite Detection)
1. Gustav, 9/11/2002 (8am)
2. Humberto, 9/11/2013 (5am)
3. Diana, 9/10/1984
4. Erin, 9/8/2001
Latest 1st hurricane back to 1950
2. Humberto… 9/11/2013
3. Diana… 9/10/1984
Let's hope the second half of the hurricane season is as quiet as the first!
Have a great Wednesday!
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