This web page contains hurricane facts for kids and is the perfect resource for anyone of any age researching hurricanes. Our goal is to provide you with the most accurate hurricane facts from scientific sources. In addition to hurricane facts, you'll find some awesome hurricane pictures and more resources for researching hurricanes.
The hail facts listed below will help you learn about what a hurricane is, how hurricanes form, records set by historic hurricanes and other facts about hurricanes. We hope these facts about hurricanes are helpful and help you learn more about this powerful meteorological event.
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We have a comprehensive glossary of hurricane terms if you need help understanding some of the terms used on this page. If you'd like to learn more about past major hurricanes you should check out our hurricane history archive. We recommend you also visit our list of hurricane myths to learn about some of the misinformation out there on hurricanes.