Tropical Trivia Hard Quiz #3
What is the main reason for a hurricane to weaken over land?
No moisture source for energy
The land is cooler
Typhoon tip had the lowest pressure ever recorded for a tropical cyclone. What was the pressure?
What coastline is most likely to see a hurricane strike?
About what percent of named Atlantic storms form from easterly waves?
In what year did the U.S. Weather Bureau switch from a phonetic alphabet to women's names?
The source for a hurricane's energy is from...
High level winds
Mid level winds
Latent heat of condensation
In what year did the WMO introduce men's names for naming tropical cyclones?
In terms of pressure, which hurricane was the strongest to make landfall in the U.S.?
1935 Florida Keys
In unadjusted dollars, what was the costliest hurricane to hit the United States?
What were the strongest maximum sustained winds in an observed Atlantic hurricane on record?
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