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Radar: Atlanta GA
33.35 N - 84.55W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
6504
207 38
Wind
9644
178 63
Tornadoes
831
178 11
Total
16979
563 73
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
25
1:77
Sig Severe
60
1:2,317
Tornadoes
54
1:1,569
F2+ Torn
29
1:7,327
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 286%
10 year report increase: 88%
5 year report increase: 66%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
6.5 on 03 May

Primary Season:
Mar 15 - Aug 05

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
13% at 22 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.049%
2050 yrs
14
F2+ Tornado
0.042%
2396 yrs
14
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
37
24
126
54
35
21
107
68
1981
23
14
102
37
14
7
51
43
1982
69
20
107
37
23
15
115
48
1983
25
11
182
53
35
13
95
57
1984
118
32
273
50
47
14
212
57
1985
73
18
285
45
26
10
125
55
1986
40
19
237
58
11
7
62
62
1987
37
11
140
46
3
3
43
51
1988
126
23
229
46
7
5
140
53
1989
103
29
476
65
42
12
187
72
1990
134
37
675
76
26
10
186
79
1991
91
23
467
65
14
8
119
70
1992
82
22
399
65
30
7
142
69
1993
130
36
260
61
22
9
174
70
1994
118
23
296
64
64
16
246
71
1995
171
56
464
76
22
13
215
96
1996
256
47
303
72
33
13
322
85
1997
446
57
423
70
26
13
498
85
1998
765
69
451
79
50
11
865
99
1999
533
65
454
66
13
8
559
86
2000
307
59
511
83
36
12
379
92
2001
258
40
388
56
26
10
310
64
2002
443
55
534
78
20
9
483
85
2003
567
67
626
78
37
11
641
88
2004
153
42
423
55
51
13
255
72
2005
744
62
398
77
75
17
894
89
2006
655
71
415
85
43
9
741
96
AVG
241
38
357
63
31
11
629
73


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1992 22-Nov 1644 UTC
F4
0
46
1992 22-Nov 2145 UTC
F4
5
86
1994 27-Mar 1655 UTC
F4
22
150
1994 27-Mar 1814 UTC
F4
3
20
1995 18-May 2233 UTC
F4
1
55
1998 09-Apr 0042 UTC
F5
32
259
2001 24-Nov 1919 UTC
F4
0
22

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
6
9
1
17
Feb
10
20
2
32
Mar
27
26
4
56
Apr
59
40
5
104
May
57
48
4
109
Jun
32
60
2
94
Jul
20
79
2
100
Aug
13
41
2
57
Sep
3
8
2
13
Oct
1
2
0
4
Nov
4
17
4
25
Dec
7
7
1
15

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
566
961
64
1591
01
412
733
50
1195
02
334
438
43
815
03
200
287
24
511
04
169
253
20
442
05
129
162
23
314
06
93
139
18
250
07
80
130
23
233
08
64
122
20
206
09
42
107
16
165
10
46
142
13
201
11
55
116
29
200
12
54
141
20
215
13
64
144
25
233
14
63
134
18
215
15
66
153
14
233
16
69
138
12
219
17
139
179
23
341
18
286
399
38
723
19
468
630
64
1162
20
697
816
73
1586
21
807
1076
64
1947
22
899
1177
71
2147
23
702
1067
66
1835

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
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