Hurricane Glossary of Terms
No. of terms: 50, hyperlinked
Description: Only a short glossary, but good complement to the National Weather Service Glossary. No later than when Hurricane Irene was heading towards New York earlier this year, we needed to update our vocabulary.
- Hurricane Season:
- The portion of the year having a relatively high incidence of hurricanes. The hurricane season in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico runs from June 1 to November 30. The hurricane season in the Eastern Pacific basin runs from May 15 to November 30. The hurricane season in the Central Pacific basin runs from June 1 to November 30.
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Keywords: Meteorology, Weather, Hurricane, Storm
Quote as: Glossary of NHC Terms – http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutgloss.shtml – Public domain.