For some in the United States, June 1st brings gleeful anticipation of sunshine and white sand beaches. But for much of the country, June 1st has a different meaning. It marks the arrival of hurricane season.
Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1st to November 30th, and the average number of significant storms per year1 from data collected from 1981-2010 is 12.1—and an average of 6.4 of those storms are hurricanes, with 2.7 listed as major hurricanes. And as the […]