Hurricanes and Tropical Storms - July 2004
NCEI added Alaska climate divisions to its nClimDiv dataset on Friday, March 6, 2015, coincident with the release of the February 2015 monthly monitoring report. For more information on this data, please visit the Alaska Climate Divisions FAQ.
The first tropical system of the Atlantic season formed approximately 175 miles south-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina on July 31st. Tropical Depression One was initially poorly organized and did not show signs of significant intensification. However, the storm became Hurricane Alex during the first few days of August and more details can be found in the August report.