Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - September 2013


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Note: This report catalogs recent tropical cyclones across the North Atlantic and East Pacific and places each basin's tropical cyclone activity in a climate-scale context. It is not updated in real time. Users seeking real time status and forecasts of tropical cyclones should visit The National Hurricane Center.

North Atlantic


September 2013 Tropical Cyclone Counts
Storm Type September 2013 September 1981-2010 Average Record Most for September
Period of Record: 1851-2013
Tropical Storm
(Winds > 39 mph)
4 4.0
8
(2002, 2007, 2010)
Hurricane
(Winds > 74 mph)
2 2.6
5
(1955, 1969, 1981, 1998, 2000, 2005)
Major Hurricane
(Winds > 111 mph)
0 1.3 4
(1953, 1961)

September 2013 Individual Tropcal Cyclones
Name Dates of winds
>39 mph
Maximum
Sustained Winds
Minimum
Central Pressure
Landfall
Tropical Gabrielle September 4th–13th 60 mph 1003 mb N/A
Hurricane Humberto September 9th–19th 85 mph 980 mb N/A
Hurricane Ingrid September 12th–16th 85 mph 983 mb Near La Pasca, Mexico
Tropical Storm Jerry September 30th–October 3rd 50 mph 1005 mb N/A

East Pacific


September 2013 Tropical Cyclone Counts
Storm Type September 2013 September 1981-2010 Average Record Most for September
Period of Record: 1949-2013
Tropical Strorm
(Winds > 39 mph)
1 3.6 6
(1966, 1992, 1994, 1997, 2001, 2005)
Hurricane
(Winds > 74 mph)
1 2.2
6
(1992)
Major Hurricane
(Winds > 111 mph)
0 1.1
4
(1972, 1993)

September 2013 Individual Tropcal Cyclones

Name Dates of winds
>39 mph
Maximum
Sustained Winds
Minimum
Central Pressure
Landfall
Tropical Storm Lorena September 5th–8th 45 mph 1003 mb N/A — Impacts along Baja California, Mexico
Hurricane Manuel September 13th–20th 75 mph 985 mb Near Culiacan, Mexico

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms for September 2013, published online October 2013, retrieved on October 25, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/2013/9.