1970 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane ALMA 17-27 MAY 70 993 1 
2Tropical Storm BECKY 19-23 JUL 55 1003 - 
3Hurricane CELIA 31 JUL- 5 AUG 110 945 3 
4Tropical Storm #4 15-19 AUG 60 992 - 
5Tropical Storm DOROTHY 17-23 AUG 60 996 - 
6Hurricane ELLA 8-13 SEP 110 967 3 
7Tropical Storm FELICE 12-17 SEP 60 997 - 
8Tropical Storm GRETA 26 SEP- 5 OCT 45 1005 - 
9Hurricane #9 12-18 OCT 90 974 2 
10Hurricane #10 20-28 OCT 65 988 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 #10 (20-28 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 988 Category: 1

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Hurricane #9 (12-18 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 974 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm GRETA (26 SEP-05 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1005

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Tropical Storm FELICE (12-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 997

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Hurricane ELLA (08-13 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 967 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm DOROTHY (17-23 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 996

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Tropical Storm #4 (15-19 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 992

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Hurricane CELIA (31 JUL-05 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 945 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm BECKY (19-23 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 1003

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Hurricane ALMA (17-27 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 993 Category: 1

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