Even though May is the peak of tornado season, a lull to start the month is not as unusual as one might think.
Tornado territory begins to noticeably shrink as fall arrives across the country. Tropical systems can spell big trouble.
The heart of tornado season is always in retreat by August. That said, it’s kind of like a quiet July given that most of the U.S. is open for business.
Tornado numbers begin their typical decline in July. It can be rapid some years, but given it’s the peak heating and thunderstorm season, twisters remain fairly common.
June is typically the final month of peak tornado activity in any given year. What it often lacks in huge outbreaks, it makes up in consistency of days with tornadoes.
May is typically the peak of the peak of the tornado year. Maps show the spots most at risk based on history.
Tornadoes occur throughout the year. Find out when your county’s peak month is.
The typical three-month peak of the tornado year begins in April. And April’s fury often targets population.
While March is not a peak month, an awakening from the tornado slumber in winter is often quite evident.
Once February is here, spring is right around the corner. And although it’s another winter month, tornadoes can be expected at times.
Yeah, January is usually really freaking cold. Tornadoes still happen during the month though.
Tornadoes tend to focus their wrath on the mid-South and sometimes the Mississippi Valley in December.