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2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season: June 1-November 30

Press Release Number CB23-SFS.84

2023 Pacific Hurricane Season: May 15-November 30

From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA):

“May 25, 2023: NOAA predicts a near-normal 2023 Atlantic hurricane season. El Nino, above-average Atlantic Ocean temperatures set the stage.

“NOAA forecasters with the Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service, predict near-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic this year. NOAA’s outlook for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, which goes from June 1 to November 30, predicts a 40% chance of a near-normal season, a 30% chance of an above-normal season and a 30% chance of a below-normal season.

“NOAA is forecasting a range of 12 to 17 total named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher). Of those, 5 to 9 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 1 to 4 major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5; with winds of 111 mph or higher). NOAA has a 70% confidence in these ranges.”


The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local statistics that are critical to Emergency Management / Disasters, including planning, preparedness, and recovery efforts. Using publicly available and easy-to-use tools, such as OnTheMap for Emergency ManagementCensus Business Builder, and Community Resilience Estimates, the Census Bureau is able to supply hundreds of demographic and economic reports and maps to emergency planners and the public. Past hurricane reports can be found at Emergency Management Events: Hurricanes (2023 back to 2005).

Key Stats

From the Library / Infographics & Visualizations:

Note: The infographic above is cropped at the top and bottom. Click on the image for the full page.

Note: The map above is cropped to zoom in on the 56 Gulf Coast counties and the 129 Atlantic coast counties. Click on the image for the full map. 

More Stats

From data.census.gov > Profiles:

Get an overview of your state, county, or place all in one location with our geo-profile pages. They provide high-level statistics about your area regarding people and population, race and ethnicity, families and living arrangements, health, education, business and economy, employment, housing, and income and poverty.

From the Library:

From the Newsroom > Stats for Stories (SFS):

Outside Links

Note: The National Hurricane Center is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), a scientific agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Page Last Revised - May 31, 2023
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