State of the Climate Monthly Overview - Hurricanes & Tropical Storms

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The State of the Climate is a collection of periodic summaries recapping climate-related occurrences on both a global and national scale. The State of the Climate Monthly Overview - Hurricanes & Tropical Storms report focuses primarily on storms and conditions that affect the U.S. and its territories, in Atlantic and Pacific basins. The report places each basin's tropical cyclone activity in a climate-scale context. Key statistics (dates, strengths, landfall, energy, etc.) for major cyclone activity in other basins is occasionally presented. Reports began in June 2002. The primary Atlantic hurricane season (June-November) is covered each year; other months are included as storm events warrant. An annual summary is available from 2002. These reports are not updated in real time.
  • How to cite: A suggested citation is provided at the bottom of each online report. Users should modify according to their writing style.
  • gov.noaa.ncdc:C00775
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Distributor Customer Engagement Branch
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
1-828-271-4800
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Dataset Point of Contact Customer Engagement Branch
DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
1-828-271-4800
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Time Period 2002-06-01 to Present
Spatial Bounding Box Coordinates
N: 18.0
S: 72.0
E: -65.0
W: 172.0
Spatial Coverage Map
Dataset Information
  • NCEI/NCEI Climate Monitoring
    The Climate Monitoring mission is to monitor and assess the state of the Earth's climate in near real-time, providing decision-makers at all levels of the public and private sectors with data and information on climate trends and variability including perspectives on how the climate of today compares to the past. The web page provides access to available reports and products.
General Documentation
Publication Dates
  • publication: 2002-06
Dataset Progress Status Ongoing - data is continually being updated
Data Update Frequency Monthly
Purpose This State of the Climate report provides decision-makers at all levels of the public and private sectors with data and information on climate trends and variability each month, season, and year for the United States, including perspectives on how the climate of today compares to the past.
Dataset Citation
  • How to cite: A suggested citation is provided at the bottom of each online report. Users should modify according to their writing style.
Originators
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Publishers
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Theme keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","ATMOSPHERE","ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA","CYCLONES"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","ATMOSPHERE","ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA","HURRICANES"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","ATMOSPHERE","ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA","TYPHOONS"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","CLIMATE INDICATORS","ATMOSPHERIC/OCEAN INDICATORS","EXTREME WEATHER","TROPICAL OR EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE FREQUENCY/INTENSITY"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","HUMAN DIMENSIONS","NATURAL HAZARDS","TROPICAL CYCLONES"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","HUMAN DIMENSIONS","NATURAL HAZARDS","TROPICAL CYCLONES","CYCLONES"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","HUMAN DIMENSIONS","NATURAL HAZARDS","TROPICAL CYCLONES","HURRICANES"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","HUMAN DIMENSIONS","NATURAL HAZARDS","TROPICAL CYCLONES","SEVERE CYCLONIC STORMS"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","HUMAN DIMENSIONS","NATURAL HAZARDS","TROPICAL CYCLONES","SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONES"
  • "EARTH SCIENCE","HUMAN DIMENSIONS","NATURAL HAZARDS","TROPICAL CYCLONES","TYPHOONS"
Data Center keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
  • "DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC","National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce"
  • DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Place keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Stratum keywords Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
  • Vertical Location > Land Surface
  • Vertical Location > Sea Surface
  • Vertical Location > Stratosphere
  • Vertical Location > Troposphere
Use Constraints
  • How to cite: A suggested citation is provided at the bottom of each online report. Users should modify according to their writing style.
  • Please note that State of the Climate reports are based upon operational datasets. The official operational datasets chosen for the report can and do change over time. The nature of these changes can be evolutionary, such as addition of previously-missing data or changes due to quality-assurance algorithms. Changes may also be revolutionary, in that a new version of an operational dataset, or a different dataset altogether, are adopted for official use. In any of these cases, the values presented in the State of the Climate reports reflect those known at the time, using the official dataset at the time. Values are not updated or edited within past reports, unless otherwise noted, even if the underlying official dataset has since changed.
Fees
  • In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free, however fees may apply for data certifications, copies of analog materials, and data distribution on physical media.
Lineage information for: dataset
Lineage Statement NCEI datasets are generally used as primary source data for the monthly narrative. However, for some phenomena not entirely captured by these datasets, trusted external data and analyses are used to supplement primary data sources.
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Processing Steps
  • 2015-04-22T00:00:00 - NOAA created the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) by merging NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), and National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC), including the National Coastal Data Development Center (NCDDC), per the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235. NCEI launched publicly on April 22, 2015.
Last Modified: 2018-01-19
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