Hurricanes and Wide Composite Images

(Images from 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)


Images centred around the UK use my data.
Wide composite images use my data combined with data from sites at other locations around the world.


Click on any image below for a full sized image.
Terminology
Credits
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Terminology

Tropical Depression:Wind speed less than 39 MPH
Tropical Storm:Wind speed between 39 MPH and 73 MPH
Hurricane:Wind speed between 74 MPH and 110 MPH
Major Hurricane:Wind speed greater than 110 MPH
Post-Tropical Cyclone:Wind speeds of Hurricane or below

Credits

'Pristine' images used to make the wide composite pictures come from some of the following locations:

Ferndown, Dorset, UK (Neville Roberts - composer of these images)
Houston, Texas, USA (Laurent Thomin)
Kirchbrombach [near Frankfurt/Main], Germany (Mike Rupprecht)
North Leverton, Nottinghamshire, UK (Rob Denton)
Potomac Falls, Virginia, USA (Steven Ross)
San Francisco, California, USA (David Kunz)
Sullivan, Indiana, USA (EA1JM)
Vasa, Finland (Johnny Wik)

My thanks to all for making their data available!

Detailed hurricane information is available from the NOAA National Hurricane Centre

For information on how tropical cyclones are named, click here