1939 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 12-17 JUN 45 1003 - 
2Hurricane #2 7-20 AUG 70 - 1 
3Tropical Storm #3 23-26 SEP 40 - - 
4Hurricane #4 12-18 OCT 115 - 4 
5Hurricane #5 29 OCT- 6 NOV 80 - 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

Hurricane #5 (29 OCT-06 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Hurricane #4 (12-18 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm #3 (23-26 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Hurricane #2 (07-20 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #1 (12-17 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1003

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