HUGO team updates 2014 hurricane outlook (July 2014)

Date: 
Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Category

Forecast Value

Forecast Range

Historical Average
(1950-2013)

 

Apri

June

July

April

June

July

 

ACE

60

60

60

[50~70]

[50~70]

[50~70]

102

TS

10

10

10

[9~11]

[8~11]

[8~11]

12

NH

5

4

4

[3~6]

[3~6]

[3~6]

6.4

MH

1

1

1

[1~2]

[1~2]

[1~2]

2.7

ECLF

0.16

0.19

1

[0~1]

[0~1]

[0~1]

0.65

GMLF

0.38

0.44

0

[0~1]

[0~1]

[0~1]

0.95

ACE = accumulated cyclone energy; TS = named storms per season; NH = number of hurricanes; MH = major hurricanes (category 3 or higher); ECLF = number of landfall hurricanes on the Atlantic seaboard; GMLF = number of landfall hurricanes along the U.S. Gulf Coast.