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2020 Monthly Tropical Cyclone Summary

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Summary for the 2020 season though :

ABNT30 KNHC 011142

Monthly Tropical Weather Summary
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Thu Oct 1 2020

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone activity in the Atlantic basin during the month of 
September was very busy and set a record for the most named storms 
forming in a month. Ten named storms formed, with Omar forming from 
a tropical depression that began in late August. Four of the storms 
became hurricanes with one, Hurricane Teddy, reaching major 
hurricane strength.  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 

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 has also been above average, about 25 
percent above the long-term mean.

Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at
the National Hurricane Center website at

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
TS  Edouard          4-6  Jul            45
TS  Fay              9-11 Jul            60
TS  Gonzalo         21-25 Jul            65
H   Hanna           23-27 Jul            90
H   Isaias          30 Jul- 5 Aug        85
TD  Ten             31 Jul- 1 Aug        35
TS  Josephine       11-16 Aug            45
TS  Kyle            14-16 Aug            50
MH  Laura           20-28 Aug           150
H   Marco           20-25 Aug            75
H   Nana             1-4  Sep            75
TS  Omar            31 Aug- 5 Sep        40
H   Paulette         7-22 Sep           105 
TS  Rene             7-14 Sep            50
H   Sally           11-17 Sep           105
MH  Teddy           12-22 Sep           140
TS  Vicky           14-17 Sep            50
TS  Wilfred         18-20 Sep            40
SS  Alpha              18 Sep            50
TS  Beta            17-22 Sep            60

* Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete.

Hurricane Specialist Unit

Graphic not available for the 2020 Atlantic season through September.