Weak Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends, Continuing Incredible Lull in Major Landfalling Storms in U.S.

For the ninth year in a row, the United States has gone without a major landfalling hurricane.

This continues an amazing streak: Going in to the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, it had been 3,124 days since the last Category 3+ storm had made landfall in the United States, according to Roger Pielke, Jr., an environmental studies professor at the University of Colorado (where I also work).

Meanwhile, the story in Pacific this year has been quite different. No lull there. More about that

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