1981 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm ARLENE 6- 9 MAY 50 999 - 
2Tropical Storm BRET 29 JUN- 1 JUL 60 996 - 
3Tropical Storm CINDY 2- 5 AUG 50 1002 - 
4Hurricane DENNIS 7-22 AUG 70 995 1 
5Hurricane EMILY 31 AUG-12 SEP 80 966 1 
6Hurricane FLOYD 3-12 SEP 100 975 3 
7Hurricane GERT 7-15 SEP 90 988 2 
8Hurricane HARVEY 11-20 SEP 115 946 4 
9Hurricane IRENE 21 SEP- 3 OCT 105 959 3 
10Tropical Storm JOSE 29 OCT- 2 NOV 45 998 - 
11Hurricane KATRINA 3- 7 NOV 75 980 1 
12Subtropical Storm 3 12-17 NOV 60 978 - 

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

Subtropical Storm 3 (12-17 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 978

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Hurricane KATRINA (03-07 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 980 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm JOSE (29 OCT-02 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 998

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Hurricane IRENE (21 SEP-03 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 959 Category: 3

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Hurricane HARVEY (11-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 946 Category: 4

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Hurricane GERT (07-15 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 988 Category: 2

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Hurricane FLOYD (03-12 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 975 Category: 3

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Hurricane EMILY (31 AUG-12 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 966 Category: 1

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Hurricane DENNIS (07-22 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 995 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm CINDY (02-05 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1002

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Tropical Storm BRET (29 JUN-01 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 996

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Tropical Storm ARLENE (06-09 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 999

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