storms

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Storm tracks data

This data is a subset of the NOAA Atlantic hurricane database best track data, http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/data/#hurdat. The data includes the positions and attributes of 198 tropical storms, measured every six hours during the lifetime of a storm.

Keywords
datasets
Usage
storms
Format

A tibble with 10,010 observations and 13 variables:

name

Storm Name

year,month,day

Date of report

hour

Hour of report (in UTC)

lat,long

Location of storm center

status

Storm classification (Tropical Depression, Tropical Storm, or Hurricane)

category

Saffir-Simpson storm category (estimated from wind speed. -1 = Tropical Depression, 0 = Tropical Storm)

wind

storm's maximum sustained wind speed (in knots)

pressure

Air pressure at the storm's center (in millibars)

ts_diameter

Diameter of the area experiencing tropical storm strength winds (34 knots or above)

hu_diameter

Diameter of the area experiencing hurricane strength winds (64 knots or above)

See Also

The script to create the storms data set: https://github.com/tidyverse/dplyr/blob/master/data-raw/storms.R

Aliases
  • storms
Examples
# NOT RUN {
storms
# }
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