While the Atlantic hurricane season has been generally below-average, that doesn't mean it can't have a rare event.

An over-active hurricane season in the central/eastern Pacific Ocean went into overdrive as three major hurricanes occurred at the same time.

 Researchers at NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center collaborate with tropical cyclone centers and scientific agencies around the world to assemble and maintain the International Best Track Archive for Climate Stewardship (IBTrACS), an inventory of tropical cyclones.