1878 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm #1 1- 3 JUL 40 - - 
2Hurricane #2 8-19 AUG 70 - 1 
3Hurricane #3 19-21 AUG 80 963 1 
4Hurricane #4 25-30 AUG 90 972 2 
5Hurricane #5 1-13 SEP 90 970 2 
6Hurricane #6 12-18 SEP 90 - 2 
7Hurricane #7 24 SEP- 8 OCT 120 938 4 
8Hurricane #8 9-15 OCT 70 982 1 
9Hurricane #9 9-16 OCT 70 - 1 
10Hurricane #10 13-19 OCT 100 951 3 
11Hurricane #11 18-25 OCT 90 963 2 
12Tropical Storm #12 25 NOV- 2 DEC 60 - - 

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 Tropical Storm #12 (25 NOV-02 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Track Hurricane #11 (18-25 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 963 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #10 (13-19 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 951 Category: 3

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Track Hurricane #9 (09-16 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #8 (09-15 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 982 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #7 (24 SEP-08 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 938 Category: 4

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Track Hurricane #6 (12-18 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #5 (01-13 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 970 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #4 (25-30 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 972 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #3 (19-21 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 963 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #2 (08-19 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Track Tropical Storm #1 (01-03 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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