Daylight saving time (DST) 2017 begins on Sunday, March 12, 2017. When does DST end? Daylight saving time ends at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 5th, 2017. States that do not observe the time change: Arizona (except for the Navajo Nation) and Hawaii.
On September 27th, 2016, a tropical depression had formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean that had traversed across the Atlantic Ocean as a disturbance of thunderstorms days prior. The next day on September 28th, a tropical storm formed. Its name: Matthew. Over the next few days, Matthew would undergo a rapid intensification process and strengthened […]
Hurricane season starts on June 1st and runs through November 30. This time frame was created based on long-term statistics, but hurricanes can certainly occur outside of this range. In January 2016, for example, Hurricane Alex became the strongest Atlantic hurricane to occur during the northern hemispheric winter. So, irrespective of the date, take some […]
Important Update #1 [Monday 10/3 at 3 pm EDT] Since this page was created 8 hours ago, new model data have continued to trend the track of Hurricane Matthew westward, closer to the eastern Florida coast, tracking northeast along the coasts of Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. If future data continue to show this […]
This page provides some basic, but very interesting statistics about category 5 hurricanes in the Atlantic basin since 1851. Category 5 storms are extremely rare. In fact, only 34* category 5 storms (~4% of all hurricanes) are found in the historical record. In the 165 years since records began (1851), there have only been six […]
You can also use our interactive tropical cyclone map to view more data about Hurricane Matthew. Category-5 storms are extremely rare in the Atlantic basin. September 30, 2016 Where is Hurricane Matthew headed? October 3, 2016 At 11 pm EDT, Friday September 30, Hurricane Matthew was upgraded to category 5 status by the National Hurricane […]