1885 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane #1 7-15 AUG 80 981 1 
2Hurricane #2 21-28 AUG 90 958 2 
3Tropical Storm #3 29-31 AUG 50 - - 
4Hurricane #4 17-23 SEP 80 - 1 
5Hurricane #5 18-21 SEP 70 999 1 
6Hurricane #6 24 SEP- 2 OCT 70 - 1 
7Hurricane #7 26-29 SEP 80 - 1 
8Tropical Storm #8 10-14 OCT 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 #8 (10-14 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Track Hurricane #7 (26-29 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #6 (24 SEP-02 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #5 (18-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 999 Category: 1

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Track Hurricane #4 (17-23 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Track Tropical Storm #3 (29-31 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Track Hurricane #2 (21-28 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 958 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #1 (07-15 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 981 Category: 1

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