1987 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 9-17 AUG 40 1007 - 
2Hurricane ARLENE 8-28 AUG 65 987 1 
3Tropical Storm BRET 18-24 AUG 45 1000 - 
4Tropical Storm CINDY 5-10 SEP 45 1000 - 
5Tropical Storm DENNIS 8-20 SEP 45 1000 - 
6Hurricane EMILY 20-26 SEP 110 958 3 
7Hurricane FLOYD 9-14 OCT 65 993 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 FLOYD (09-14 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 993 Category: 1

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Hurricane EMILY (20-26 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 958 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm DENNIS (08-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1000

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Tropical Storm CINDY (05-10 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1000

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Tropical Storm BRET (18-24 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1000

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Hurricane ARLENE (08-28 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 987 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #1 (09-17 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: 1007

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