Coastal Services Center

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Historical Hurricane Tracks

Current Storm Information

Please note this site only provides historical information. Visit these recommended websites for current storm information.

The Historical Hurricane Tracks tool is an interactive mapping application that allows you to easily search and display Atlantic Basin and Eastern North Pacific Basin tropical cyclone data.

Looking for a Specific Storm Track? Curious Where Katrina, Iniki, or Even Donna Made Landfall?

Check out the Query Storm Tracks feature. Easily search for tropical cyclone tracks from Atlantic and Pacific data by entering a ZIP Code, latitude and longitude coordinates, city or state, or geographic region and then view the selected tracks on a map.

Additional Site Features

The following sections will help you better understand population change in coastal areas and the history and details of tropical cyclones.
  • Coastal Population Tool: Interactively search and display coastal population data versus hurricane strikes for coastal counties from Maine to Texas.
  • Tropical Cyclone Reports: Access storm reports written by hurricane specialists at the National Hurricane Center. Reports are available for the Atlantic and Eastern North Pacific Basins.
  • Query Expediter Tool: Build custom Uniform Resource Locator (URL) strings that you can embed in your own website that will link users directly to the on-line mapping application with specific storm tracks pre-displayed.
Deadliest, Costliest United States Hurricanes*

Ever wondered where the ten Deadliest or Costliest hurricanes made landfall? Follow these links to view the most significant U.S. landfalling hurricanes from 1851-2007.

*Data from NWS TPC 5: The Deadliest, Costliest, and Most Intense United States Tropical Cyclones From 1851-2007 (and other Frequently Requested Hurricane Facts) - Eric S. Blake, Edward N. Rappaport, and Christopher W. Landsea - Updated April, 2007. 'Costliest' query above uses 2006 inflation, population, and wealth normalization values. For more information, see NWS TPC 5.