date of time change from DST to standard time

When does DST return to standard time in 2019?

DST ends and clocks return to standard time (“fall back”) at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 3, 2019. ● States that do not observe the time change: Arizona (except for the Navajo Nation) and Hawaii. ● How did DST get started? We have compiled an brief, but very interesting, history of daylight saving time ● […]

Hurricane Matthew: One of the Atlantic’s Deadliest Since 2005

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 […]

Where is Hurricane Matthew headed?

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 […]

Category 5 hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin: Interesting statistics

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 […]

Hurricane Matthew becomes powerful Category 5 in the Caribbean on 9/30/16

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 […]