Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - April 2010


NCDC transitioned to the nClimDiv dataset on Thursday, March 13, 2014. This was coincident with the release of the February 2014 monthly monitoring report. For details on this transition, please visit our public FTP site and our U.S. Climate Divisional Database site.


Note: This report catalogs recent tropical cyclones and places each basin's tropical cyclone activity in a climate-scale context. It is not updated in real time. Users seeking real time status and forecasts of tropical cyclones should visit The National Hurricane Center.


Australian Basin

Robyn
Tropical Storm Robyn Satellite Image


Australian Scale Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Australian Scale Color Legend
Robyn Track
Tropical Storm Robyn Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Robyn
Cyclogenesis Date 04/03
Cyclolysis Date 04/06
Highest Australian Category Cat 1
Maximum Gust 139 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 69 mph (60 kt or 111 km/h)
Min Pressure 976 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 3.1713 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths N/A
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Sean
Tropical Storm Sean Satellite Image


Australian Scale Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Australian Scale Color Legend
Sean Track
Tropical Storm Sean Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Sean
Cyclogenesis Date 04/22
Cyclolysis Date 04/25
Highest Australian Category Cat 2
Maximum Gust 130 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 63 mph (55 kt or 102 km/h)
Min Pressure 987 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 2.1113 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths N/A
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms for April 2010, published online May 2010, retrieved on August 23, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/2010/4.