1879 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane #1 9-12 AUG 70 - 1 
2Hurricane #2 13-20 AUG 100 971 3 
3Hurricane #3 19-24 AUG 90 964 2 
4Hurricane #4 29 AUG- 2 SEP 110 - 3 
5Tropical Storm #5 3- 7 OCT 50 - - 
6Tropical Storm #6 9-16 OCT 50 - - 
7Hurricane #7 24-29 OCT 70 - 1 
8Hurricane #8 18-21 NOV 90 968 2 

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 (18-21 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 968 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #7 (24-29 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Track Tropical Storm #6 (09-16 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Track Tropical Storm #5 (03-07 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Track Hurricane #4 (29 AUG-02 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Track Hurricane #3 (19-24 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 964 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #2 (13-20 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 971 Category: 3

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Track Hurricane #1 (09-12 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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