Historical Hurricane Information Tool

General Information

The HHIT is a GIS-based tool that collates information about early 19th century U.S. tropical cyclones. An editable version of the HHIT is available from the Hurricane Climate Institute at Florida State University.

The HHIT is a series of maps containing tropical cyclone information transcribed from historical source documents. The primary source is David Ludlum's 1963 AMS Monograph. Separate maps show estimated tracks and intensities. The HHIT database page gives a list of years that have information about historical hurricanes. It is recommended that you read the description pdf first.

Comments/Questions?: James Elsner