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2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season
First storm formed May 26th
Last storm dissipated December 4th
Strongest storm Humberto 170mph 907 mbars
Total depressions 16 (14 Tropical,2 Subtropical)
Total storms 15 (14 Tropical,1 Subtropical)
Hurricanes 8 (7 Tropical,1 Subtropical)
Major hurricanes 5
Total damages $19 Billion (2013 United States Dollars(USD)
Total fatalities 1,458


StormsEdit

Tropical Storm AndreaEdit

Main Article: Tropical Storm Andrea (2013)

Tropical storm (SSHS)
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Duration May 26 – May 28
Intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min),  996 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm BarryEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
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Duration June 28 – July 2
Intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min),  986 mbar (hPa)
Main Article: Tropical Storm Barry (2013)

Hurricane ChantalEdit

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration August 7 – August 15
Intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min),  964 mbar (hPa)
Main Article: Hurricane Chantal (2013)

Chantal Was The First Hurricane Of 2013

Hurricane DorianEdit

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration August 9 – August 14
Intensity 145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min),  932 mbar (hPa)
On August 8th, the NHC noticed a tropical low southeast of Cuba. The NHC gave it a 45% chance of development. Overnight, the low gradually strengthened, and by August 8th, the system was deemed tropical storm Dorian. Dorian underwent rapid intensification, and 16 hours later, was a category 2. Dorian underwent more rapid intenification, and by August 11, was a major category 4 hurricane. Dorian hit Alabama and Florida at about 9 p.m on August 12. Nineteen people were killed, and an estimated $2.1 billion was needed to rebuild. Needless to say, the name Dorian was retired from the naming list and was replaced with Darren for the 2019 season

Subtropical Storm ErinEdit

Subtropical storm (SSHS)
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Duration August 15 – August 16
Intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min),  1004 mbar (hPa)
The First Subtropical System of 2013 , Erin!


Hurricane FernandEdit

On August 16th, a vigorous tropical wave emerged off the coast of Africa. It developed fast, and by August 19th, the system was deemed tropical depression 06L. The system continued to strengthen, and by August 21st, the system was named tropical storm Fernand. Slowly, but steadily, the system intensified into hurricane Fernand. On August 23rd, Fernand intensified into a major hurricane and passed the east coast of the USA. Strong rip currents killed 3 people off the coast. An additional 12 people were killed in Bermuda.

Category 3 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration August 19 – August 31
Intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min),  963 mbar (hPa)


 GabrielleEdit

For Unknown Resasons, The National Hurricane Center (NHC) Did Not Use This Name.

Hurricane HumbertoEdit

Category 5 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration August 28 – September 12
Intensity 165 mph (270 km/h) (1-min),  907 mbar (hPa)
The First Category 5 Storm Was Humberto

Tropical Storm IngridEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
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Duration September 1 3:00 UTC – September 1 23:30 UTC
Intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min),  1007 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm JerryEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
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Duration September 9 – September 11
Intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min),  989 mbar (hPa)

 Hurricane KarenEdit

Category 3 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration September 9 – September 17
Intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min),  958 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane LorenzoEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration September 21 – September 24
Intensity 85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min),  996 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Depression ElevenEdit

Tropical depression (SSHS)
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Duration September 28 – September 29
Intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min),  1009 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm MelissaEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
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Duration October 2 – October 4
Intensity 55 mph (85 km/h) (1-min),  993 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane NestorEdit

Category 3 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration October 2 – October 26
Intensity 145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min),  945 mbar (hPa)
When Nestor's Remants Went Over The Northeast, It Became A Nor'easter.

Tropical Storm OlgaEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
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Duration October 30 – November 1
Intensity 60 mph (100 km/h) (1-min),  990 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane PabloEdit

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration November 9 – November 15
Intensity 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min),  983 mbar (hPa)

Subtropical Storm RebekahEdit

Subtropical storm (SSHS)
Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
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Duration December 1 – December 4
Intensity 85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min),  982 mbar (hPa)


Storm NamesEdit

This season in particular was an interesting one, since it was the first one where the NOAA did not use specific names.

Names not retired from this list were used again in 2019.

STORM NAMES

  • Andrea
  • Barry
  • Chantal
  • Dorian
  • Erin
  • Fernand
  • Gabrielle (unused)
  • Humberto
  • Ingrid
  • Jerry
  • Karen (unused)
  • Lorenzo
  • Melissa
  • Nestor
  • Olga
  • Pablo
  • Rebekah
  • Sebastien (unused)
  • Tanya (unused)
  • Van (unused)
  • Wendy (unused)

Retirement Edit

On April 4th, at the official NOAA meeting, the names Humberto, Andrea, Chantal, Dorian, and Nestor were retired from the naming list. They were replaced with Darren, Amanda, Carrie, Hector, and Norman for the 2019 season.