Atlantic Hurricane Basin

Nov 30, 2017

Below are the statistics on the hyperactive 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

This hurricane season had the seventh highest ACE value recorded since 1851.

By AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski

Tropical News

Weather vs. climate: What's the difference between the two terms?
Weather vs. climate: What's the difference between the two terms?
January 17, 2018; 1:38 PM
The terms weather and climate are used together so much in the media that they may sometimes get confused. However, the terms are not the same.
Dangerous Cyclone Berguitta to strike Mauritius, La Reunion with damaging winds and flooding
Dangerous Cyclone Berguitta to strike Mauritius, La Reunion with damaging winds and flooding
January 17, 2018; 7:40 AM
Tropical Cyclone Berguitta will pass dangerously close to La Reunion and Mauritius from Wednesday into Thursday and could make a direct strike on the islands.
Western Australia remains at risk for flooding, travel delays from Joyce
Western Australia remains at risk for flooding, travel delays from Joyce
January 13, 2018; 10:40 AM
While Joyce has made landfall and will weaken, the threat for flooding and travel delays will persist across Western Australia into Monday.
2017 goes down as costliest year for weather disasters ever recorded in US
2017 goes down as costliest year for weather disasters ever recorded in US
January 09, 2018; 8:34 AM
A catastrophic weather season resulted in a record-setting toll on the U.S. in 2017, with 16 billion-dollar weather and climate events costing a total of $306 billion in damage.
New tropical threat to renew flood risk in Western Australia this week
New tropical threat to renew flood risk in Western Australia this week
January 08, 2018; 10:15 AM
A new tropical cyclone may brew and renew the risk for flooding across northern Western Australia this week.
Top Google searches of 2017 reveal the year's weather catastrophes
Top Google searches of 2017 reveal the year's weather catastrophes
January 08, 2018; 9:32 AM
Google's annual list of the most popular searches in 2017 reveal that many of the top searches were around the major weather disasters of the year.
Ava to inundate Madagascar with life-threatening flooding
Ava to inundate Madagascar with life-threatening flooding
January 07, 2018; 10:18 AM
As Ava departs Madagascar early this week, life-threatening flooding and mudslides will continue to impact the region.
First tropical cyclone of the season may threaten Western Australia in final days of 2017
First tropical cyclone of the season may threaten Western Australia in final days of 2017
December 25, 2017; 10:28 AM
The first tropical cyclone in the Australian Basin may form next week with Western Australia being put on alert for potential impacts.
Power restoration brings hope to Patillas, Puerto Rico, in aftermath of Hurricane Maria
Power restoration brings hope to Patillas, Puerto Rico, in aftermath of Hurricane Maria
December 22, 2017; 6:10 PM
Electricity has been restored in the downtown area of Patillas, Puerto Rico, a town adopted by AccuWeather in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, just in time for the holidays.
15 photos recall the magnitude, devastation of natural disasters around the world in 2017
15 photos recall the magnitude, devastation of natural disasters around the world in 2017
December 22, 2017; 10:09 AM
The traumatic and lasting effects of natural disasters were felt far and wide this past year.
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2018 Atlantic Tropical Storms

ALBERTO

BERYL

CHRIS

DEBBY

ERNESTO

FLORENCE

GORDON

HELENE

ISAAC

JOYCE

KIRK

LESLIE

MICHAEL

NADINE

OSCAR

PATTY

RAFAEL

SANDY

TONY

VALERIE

WILLIAM

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