NASA Earth Observatory image by Kathryn Hansen, using VIIRS data from LANCE/EOSDIS Rapid Response
In 2018, we've seen three named storms form early in the Atlantic, including Hurricane Chris and Hurricane Beryl.
But unlike last year, it's looking like this might be a relatively calm Atlantic hurricane season.
That's because ocean temperatures are cool, an El Niño might form in the Pacific, and there's a lot of Saharan dust in the air.
Earlier in the year, there were some signs that we could...