• Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast 2022
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April 2022 Early Outlook

Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast 2022

Key Takeaways

Signals point to above-normal number of named storms.

Elevated risk of major hurricane impacts to the eastern Caribbean islands.

Atlantic coast may see a greater risk of a major impact than the Gulf Coast.

April 2022: Early Look Ahead to Hurricane Season

The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season was the third most-active season on record with 21 named storms, 7 of which were hurricanes, including 4 major (category 3 or higher) hurricanes.

Looking ahead to the upcoming season, there are a number of signals that StormGeo's Hurricane and Long-Range Forecasters evaluate to determine the seasonal outlook, including:

  • the formation of El Niño or La Niña,
  • Atlantic oceanic heat content,
  • the presence of low-level wind shear in the main development region of the Atlantic, and
  • analog seasons.

Continue reading this forecast for an in-depth analysis of the current signals and long-range patterns. The forecast also looks at major risk areas and how many storms may develop this season.

Get the details on the latest forecast outlook for the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

Only have time for a quick glance? Check out our Atlantic Hurricane Season Risk Map, which shows areas with above-normal risk for impact and the predicted number of storms by intensity.