1968 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane ABBY 1-13 JUN 65 965 1 
2Hurricane BRENDA 17-26 JUN 65 990 1 
3Tropical Storm CANDY 22-26 JUN 60 999 - 
4Hurricane DOLLY 10-17 AUG 70 985 1 
5Tropical Storm EDNA 11-19 SEP 55 1005 - 
6Subtropical Storm 1 14-23 SEP 70 979 - 
7Tropical Storm FRANCES 23-30 SEP 50 1001 - 
8Hurricane GLADYS 13-21 OCT 75 965 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 GLADYS (13-21 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 965 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm FRANCES (23-30 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1001

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Subtropical Storm 1 (14-23 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 979

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Tropical Storm EDNA (11-19 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 1005

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Hurricane DOLLY (10-17 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 985 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm CANDY (22-26 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 999

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Hurricane BRENDA (17-26 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 990 Category: 1

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Hurricane ABBY (01-13 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 965 Category: 1

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