Saturday, December 16th, 2017 1:40 Z

Aerial Reconnaissance in the North Atlantic


Select a storm to view reconnaissance data for that system. To select data for a different year, select a year below the list of storms for the latest available year. This archive updates in real time.

North Atlantic Basin in 2017

Select a year for another year's data:

Return to: Current Recon Page | Main page of this archive


Named Storms

Bret
June 19
Highest Flight Level Wind: 33 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 32 knots
Lowest MSLP: 1009 mb (extrap)
1 Mission

Cindy
June 19 - June 22
Highest Flight Level Wind: 62 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 51 knots
Lowest MSLP: 992 mb
5 Missions

Don
July 17 - July 19
Highest Flight Level Wind: 45 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 39 knots
Lowest MSLP: 1009 mb
3 Missions

Franklin
August 7 - August 10
Highest Flight Level Wind: 89 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 78 knots
Lowest MSLP: 981 mb
7 Missions

Harvey
August 17 - August 29
Highest Flight Level Wind: 129 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 113 knots
Lowest MSLP: 938 mb
22 Missions

Irma
September 3 - September 10
Highest Flight Level Wind: 171 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 160 knots
Lowest MSLP: 915 mb
31 Missions

Jose
September 8 - September 21
Highest Flight Level Wind: 146 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 125 knots
Lowest MSLP: 939 mb
18 Missions

Katia
September 6 - September 9
Highest Flight Level Wind: 89 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 74 knots
Lowest MSLP: 975 mb (extrap)
5 Missions

Maria
September 17 - September 27
Highest Flight Level Wind: 157 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 143 knots
Lowest MSLP: 910 mb
34 Missions

Nate
October 4 - October 10
Highest Flight Level Wind: 89 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 82 knots
Lowest MSLP: 982 mb
15 Missions

Philippe
October 27 - October 29
Highest Flight Level Wind: 44 knots
Highest Est. Surface Wind: 38 knots
Lowest MSLP: 1001 mb
3 Missions


Depressions

Ten
August 28
1 Mission


Suspect Areas

No available data.


Non-Tasked Missions


Any mission that has not been tasked by the National Hurricane Center will appear in the archive at the link above. Research missions, including ones that are tropical, and winter missions will appear in this section of the archive.


Airborne Expendable Bathythermograph (AXBT) Data


Dropped from aircraft, once an AXBT is in the water this expendable instrument drops a sensor deep into the water column measuring water temperature at various depths.