023  
ABNT30 KNHC 011117  
TWSAT  
 
MONTHLY TROPICAL WEATHER SUMMARY  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL  
800 AM EDT SUN SEP 1 2019  
 
FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO:  
 
TROPICAL CYCLONE ACTIVITY DURING AUGUST WAS NEAR AVERAGE FOR THE  
ATLANTIC BASIN, WITH THREE NAMED STORMS FORMING DURING THE MONTH AND  
ONE OF THEM, DORIAN, BECOMING A MAJOR HURRICANE. BASED ON A 30-YEAR  
CLIMATOLOGY (1981-2010), THREE NAMED STORMS TYPICALLY FORM IN THE  
BASIN IN AUGUST, WITH ONE OR TWO OF THEM BECOMING HURRICANES, AND  
ONE OF THEM BECOMING A MAJOR HURRICANE.  
 
IN TERMS OF ACCUMULATED CYCLONE ENERGY (ACE), WHICH MEASURES THE  
COMBINED STRENGTH AND DURATION OF TROPICAL STORMS AND HURRICANES,  
ACTIVITY IN THE ATLANTIC BASIN SO FAR IN 2019 IS NEAR NORMAL.  
 
REPORTS ON INDIVIDUAL CYCLONES, WHEN COMPLETED, ARE AVAILABLE AT  
THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER WEBSITE AT  
WWW.HURRICANES.GOV/DATA/TCR/INDEX.PHP?SEASON=2019&BASIN=ATL  
 
SUMMARY TABLE  
 
NAME DATES MAX WIND (MPH)  
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STS ANDREA 20-21 MAY 40*  
H BARRY 11-15 JUL 75  
TD THREE 22-23 JUL 35*  
TS CHANTAL 21-23 AUG 40  
MH DORIAN 24 AUG- 150  
TS ERIN 26-29 AUG 40  
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* DENOTES A STORM FOR WHICH THE POST-STORM ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE.  
 

 
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