There were 10 hurricanes in the last season, and only one was categorized as a "major hurricane," and that was Hurricane Michael. Didn't hear of it? That's because the storm stayed in the middle of the Atlantic for the duration of its one-week life.
An article was posted regarding a National Public Radio story in which Greg Jenkins, a professor of atmospheric sciences at Howard University, spoke with NPR's Jon Hamilton about the "busy and head-scratching season." The story is available in audio form, so it can be something you listen to while working on something else.