Question 16 of 137 in In the News 2021
Started Jun 04, 2021 05:00PM UTC   •   Closing Dec 01, 2021 08:01AM UTC

jayb asks:

How many total major hurricanes (Category 3 or higher) will occur in the Atlantic Ocean in the 2021 hurricane season, according to the National Hurricane Center?

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has forecasted that the 2021 hurricane season, which runs from 1 June 2021 to 30 November 2021, will be "above-normal" (NOAA). The outcome will be determined using categorizations provided by the National Hurricane Center (National Hurricane Center, National Hurricane Center - Reports).

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Name Probability
2 or fewer 6%
3 21%
4 36%
5 29%
6 or more 8%

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