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NHC/TPC Archive of Past Hurricane Seasons
This unique source contains vast quantities of data relative to hurricanes and tropical storms. Some examples include Hurricane Season Tropical Cyclone Reports, the National Hurricane Centers (NHC), Tropical Cyclone Reports (containing comprehensive information on each storm, including synoptic history, meteorological statistics, casualties and damages, and the post-analysis best track for the Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and the Eastern Pacific out to 140 degrees west), Hurricane Season Tropical Cyclone Product Archives (containing the complete set of tropical cyclone text advisories and graphic images released by the NHC during the hurricane season), and the Hurricane Season Tropical Cyclone Monthly Summary Archives. A special feature is the tropical cyclone graphics archives which are accessed through the Graphics Archive link at the top of the individual storm archive pages (graphics from the mid-2000 season and later are available). Weather reviews back to 1881 and storm tracks back to 1921 are also available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This is a Federal computer system and is the property of the United States Government. It is for authorized use only. Users (authorized or unauthorized) have no explicit or implicit expectation of privacy. Any or all uses of this system and all files on this system may be intercepted, monitored, recorded, copied, audited, inspected, and disclosed to authorized site, NOAA, and law enforcement personnel, as well as authorized officials of other agencies, both domestic and foreign. By using this system, the user consents to such interception, monitoring, recording, copying, auditing, inspection, and disclosure at the discretion of authorized site or NOAA. Unauthorized or improper use of this system may result in administrative disciplinary action and civil and criminal penalties. By continuing to use this system you indicate your awareness of and consent to these terms and conditions of use.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-481
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Structure of the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
        • Sci. / tech. in society
    • 9-12:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Energy in the earth system
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural and human-induced hazards
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Tropical Prediction Center: National Hurricane Center'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Weather Service, Tropical Prediction Center, National Hurricane Center