1861 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

Winds in knots, pressure in millibars, category is based on Saffir-Simpson scale.

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane #1 6-12 JUL 90 - 2 
2Hurricane #2 13-17 AUG 80 - 1 
3Hurricane #3 25-30 AUG 90 - 2 
4Hurricane #4 17-17 SEP 70 - 1 
5Hurricane #5 27-28 SEP 70 - 1 
6Tropical Storm #6 6- 9 OCT 60 - - 
7Tropical Storm #7 7- 7 OCT 50 - - 
8Hurricane #8 1- 3 NOV 70 999 1 

Saffir-Simpson Scale

The chart color codes intensity (category based on Saffir-Simpson scale):

Type Category Pressure (mb) Winds
(knots)
Winds
(mph)
Line Color
Depression TD ----- < 34 < 39 Green
Tropical Storm TS ----- 34-63 39-73 Yellow
Hurricane 1 > 980 64-82 74-95 Red
Hurricane 2 965-980 83-95 96-110 Light Red
Hurricane 3 945-965 96-112 111-130 Magenta
Hurricane 4 920-945 113-135 131-155 Light Magenta
Hurricane 5 < 920 >135 >155 White

NOTE: Pressures are in millibars and winds are in knots where one knot is equal to 1.15 mph


Individual Storm Details

Track Hurricane #8 (01-03 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 999 Category: 1

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Track Tropical Storm #7 (07-07 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Track Tropical Storm #6 (06-09 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Track Hurricane #5 (27-28 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #4 (17-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #3 (25-30 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #2 (13-17 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #1 (06-12 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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