New Update: 2021 Hurricane Forecast by Kyle Davis and Xubin Zeng

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

UPDATE: Xubin Zeng updated his original forecast on 6/16/2021 with a revised document, PDF icon June 2021 Hurricane Prediction. The new forecast continues to predict an active year in most categories: 6 hurricanes, 4 major hurricanes, 19 named storms, and 183 ACEs. 

You can read more about the 2021 forecast on the Wikipedia website.


April 13, 2021

For the 2021 Hurricane Season--June 1 through November 30--HAS atmospheric scientists Kyle Davis and Xubin Zeng predict an above-average hurricane season over the North Atlantic: 8 hurricanes, including 4 major hurricanes. This year the research group also predicts 18 Named Storms.

More details about this year's forecast are available in this report, PDF icon April 2021 Tropical Cyclone Forecast.File ua_april_2021_tropical_cyclone_forecast.docx

Questions? Please contact Professor Xubin Zeng at or 520-621-4782.