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Happy Hurricane Day: September 10
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September is the month often described as the height of "Cape Verde Season," and the 10th is the peak of hurricane season as a whole. This isn't simply an approximation: Statistically, over the past 100 years, a very clear pattern analyzing number of storms at any given day of the season, and plotting them on a graph, shows September 10 as the "busiest" day of the year. Take a look at that graph, as plotted by the National Hurricane Center:

Chart appears courtesy of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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