HUGO team updates 2015 hurricane outlook (August 2015)

Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015

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Category

Forecast Value

Forecast Range

Historical Average
(1950-2014)

 

June

August

June

August

 

ACE

45

45

[30~60]

[30~60]

102

TS

8

8

[6~9]

[6~10]

12

NH

3

3

[2~5]

[2~5]

6.1

MH

1

1

[1~2]

[0~2]

2.6

ECLF

0.31

0.27

[0~1]

[0~1]

0.65

GMLF

0.38

0.34

[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 hurricane land-falls on the US east coast; GMLF = number of landfall hurricanes along the U.S. Gulf Coast.