Weather and Meteorology - Glossary
Included in this glossary you'll find terms related to our public forecasting program, weather observations and unique terminology that is of Environment Canada's hurricane centre and ice service products.
- Subtropical Storm
A subtropical storm is a cyclone that has characteristics of both a tropical storm and an extratropical cyclone. Subtropical Cyclones can form in waters normally too cool for tropical cyclones, therefore they are not as restricted to the hurricane season months. With time, the subtropical storm can become tropical.
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