The Record-Breaking 1933 Atlantic Hurricane Season

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  • 1 Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins CO 80523
  • 2 North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies, Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System, Studies (CISESS), North Carolina State University, Asheville NC 28801
  • 3 University of Colorado, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Physical Sciences Laboratory, Boulder CO 80305
  • 4 Aon, Chicago IL 60601
  • 5 UCAR/Cooperative Programs for the Advancement of Earth System Science, San Diego, CA 92127
  • 6 Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Halifax NS B3H 4R2
  • 7 Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins CO 80523
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Capsule Summary

The 1933 Atlantic hurricane season was extremely active, generating the most Accumulated Cyclone Energy on record. The season would have been well anticipated using current statistical seasonal forecasting models.

Corresponding author address: Philip J. Klotzbach, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 email: philk@atmos.colostate.edu

Capsule Summary

The 1933 Atlantic hurricane season was extremely active, generating the most Accumulated Cyclone Energy on record. The season would have been well anticipated using current statistical seasonal forecasting models.

Corresponding author address: Philip J. Klotzbach, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523 email: philk@atmos.colostate.edu
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