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2022 Monthly Tropical Cyclone Summary



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Summary for the 2022 season though :

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ABNT30 KNHC 011156
TWSAT 

Monthly Tropical Weather Summary
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 AM EDT Sat Oct 1 2022

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

Tropical cyclone activity in the Atlantic basin during September 
was above normal in terms of the number of named storms, 
hurricanes, and major hurricanes.  Six named storms formed in the 
basin during September with four of those becoming hurricanes, and 
two becoming major hurricanes.  One unnamed tropical depression 
also formed.  Based on a 30-year climatology (1991-2020), four or 
five named storms typically develop in September, with three of 
them becoming hurricanes, and one of those becoming a major 
hurricane. 

Fiona made landfall in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and the 
Turks and Caicos Islands as a hurricane, and affected Atlantic 
Canada as a powerful post-tropical cyclone.  Ian made two landfalls 
as a major hurricane, one in western Cuba and one along the 
southwest coast of Florida, and another landfall as a hurricane in 
South Carolina.  

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 2022 is slightly below average.  Despite the 
slow start to the season, September activity increased ACE to 85 
percent of the long-term median value through the end of the month.

Reports on individual cyclones, when completed, are available at
the National Hurricane Center website at
www.hurricanes.gov/data/tcr/index.php?season=2022&basin=atl

Summary Table

Name                  Dates          Max Wind (mph)
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TS Alex              5-6  Jun             70
TS Bonnie            1-2  Jul             50
TS Colin             2-3  Jul             40
H  Danielle          1-8  Sep             90
H  Earl              3-10 Sep            105
MH Fiona            14-24 Sep            130
TS Gaston           20-26 Sep             65
MH Ian              23-30 Sep            155
TS Hermine          23-25 Sep             40
TD Eleven           28-29 Sep             35
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* Denotes a storm for which the post-storm analysis is complete.

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Hurricane Specialist Unit

Graphic not available for the 2022 Atlantic season through September.