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WebSitePulse 2022 Hurricane Season Web Performance and Uptime Report Intro

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season is an annual event that officially starts on June 1 st and ends on November 1st, 2022. It is related to storms and hurricanes formed in the Northern Hemisphere and includes the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean Sea, usually affecting the North American continent.

So far, this year's Atlantic Hurricane Season has been relatively slow. It started earlier on June 5 th with the tropical storm Alex, followed by the tropical storms Bonnie (July 1-2) and Colin (June 2-3). So far, the storms have caused minimal damage but brought nine deaths.

However, according to Reuters, "there is a 75% chance one major hurricane will strike the U.S. coastline... The East Coast has a 50% chance of a major hurricane strike, while the Gulf Coast has a 49% chance. "

The 2022 Pacific Hurricane Season annually starts on May 15 th in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and June 1 st in the Central Pacific. Both end on November 30 th, 2022. Although there were two tropical storms, three hurricanes category one, one hurricane category two, one hurricane category three, and one major hurricane (category four), their impact was low on the U.S. coastline.

For the 17 th consecutive year, WebSitePulse will provide free monitoring and notifications during the rest of the 2022 hurricane season to five of the most popular websites that present their users with real-time forecasts, emergency information, and donation opportunities in times of hurricanes, floods, and other natural or man-caused disasters.

The WebSitePulse Performance Reports will measure the websites' uptime and response time as the most critical metrics for the availability and the reliability of any web-based operation, which is crucial for the End Users' overall online experience. Web transactions will be measured every 15 minutes simultaneously from three different monitoring locations. In-depth analytical information is also collected and stored in the WebSitePulse system for future reference.