Hurricanes are getting stronger and lasting longer

1979

1980

1900

1902 saw a below normal total ACE ...

... while 1908 was a normal season

1910

1970

1990

1915 was above normal

1960

2000

1920

In the past 23 years there have been 15 above normal hurricane seasons, the worst on record

1950

1930

2010

2017

1939

1940

... while 1908 was a normal season

1902 saw a below normal total ACE ...

1926 was above normal

1910

1939

1930

1900

1920

1979

1940

1960

1970

1950

2000

2010

1980

1990

2017

In the past 23 years there have been 15 above normal hurricane seasons, the worst on record

1902 saw a below

normal total ACE ...

1915 was above normal

... while 1908 was a normal season

1900

1910

1920

1930

1939

1979

1970

1960

1950

1940

1980

1990

2000

2010

2017

In the past 23 years there have been 15 above normal hurricane seasons, the worst on record