How many hurricanes will there be in 2021?

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Trudie Schaden asked a question: How many hurricanes will there be in 2021?
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Date created: Sat, Feb 13, 2021 3:31 PM
Date updated: Fri, Jun 24, 2022 5:16 PM

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For 2021, a likely range of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 3 to 5 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher) is expected. NOAA provides these ranges with a 70% confidence.

For now, NOAA predicts between six and 10 hurricanes in 2021. That includes three to five major hurricanes — meaning a hurricane that's a Category 3, 4, or 5, with winds at least 111 mph. There were seven major hurricanes in 2021.

CSU released their first predictions on April 8, 2021, predicting an above-average season with 17 named storms, eight hurricanes, four major hurricanes, and an ACE index of 150 units, citing the unlikelihood of an El Niño and much warmer than average sea surface temperatures in the subtropical Atlantic.

For 2021, a likely range of 13 to 20 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 6 to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 3 to 5 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher) is expected.

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