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1996 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

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Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm ARTHUR 17-20 JUN 35 1004 - 
2Hurricane BERTHA 05-14 JUL 100 960 3 
3Hurricane CESAR 25-28 JUL 70 987 1 
4Hurricane DOLLY 19-23 AUG 70 987 1 
5Hurricane EDOUARD 21 AUG-03 SEP 125 934 4 
6Hurricane FRAN 24 AUG-06 SEP 100 946 3 
7Tropical Storm GUSTAV 27 AUG-02 SEP 40 1003 - 
8Hurricane HORTENSE 04-15 SEP 120 935 4 
9Hurricane ISIDORE 24 SEP-01 OCT 100 960 3 
10Tropical Storm JOSEPHINE 04-08 OCT 60 981 - 
11Tropical Storm KYLE 11-12 OCT 45 - 
12Hurricane LILI 15-27 OCT 100 960 3 
13Hurricane MARCO 18-26 NOV 65 985 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 MARCO (18-26 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 985 Category: 1
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  • Hurricane LILI (15-27 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 960 Category: 3

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  • Tropical Storm KYLE (11-12 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Storm JOSEPHINE (04-08 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 981 Category: TS

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  • Hurricane ISIDORE (24 SEP-01 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 960 Category: 3

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  • Hurricane HORTENSE (04-15 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 935 Category: 4

    IR satellite image as it reaches category 3 (05Z SEP 12)
    IR satellite image as it reaches category 4 (22Z SEP 12)
    High-res visible satellite image at category 4 (22Z SEP 12)
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  • Tropical Storm GUSTAV (27 AUG-02 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: 1003 Category: TS
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  • Hurricane FRAN (24 AUG-06 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 946 Category: 3

    Visible image of storm east of Bahamas (15Z Sep 03)
    Infrared image of storm east of Bahamas (17Z Sep 03)
    Visible image of storm east of Florida..Cat 3 (14Z Sep 04)
    Infrared image of storm east of Florida..Cat 3 (14Z Sep 04)
    Visible image of storm off of N Carolina (14Z Sep 05)
    Infrared image of storm off of N Carolina (17Z Sep 05)
    Infrared image as it makes landfall (01Z Sep 06)
    Radar image as it makes landfall (01Z Sep 06)
    Pressure chart after landfall (06Z Sep 06)
    3 hour Pressure change after landfall (06Z Sep 06)
    Streamlines after landfall (05Z Sep 06)
    Meteogram at Wilmington NC (09Z Sep 06)
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  • Hurricane EDOUARD (21 AUG-03 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: 934 Category: 4

    Visible image near peak (18Z Aug 25)
    Infrared image near peak (18Z Aug 25)
    Visible image (14Z Aug 26)
    Infrared image (16Z Aug 26)
    High-res visible image east of Bahamas (17Z Aug 30)
    Visible image east of Cape Cod (17Z Sep 02)
    Infrared image east of Cape Cod (17Z Sep 02)
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  • Hurricane DOLLY (19-23 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 987 Category: 1
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  • Hurricane CESAR (25-28 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 987 Category: 1
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  • Hurricane BERTHA (05-14 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 960 Category: 3
    IR image as BERTHA becomes a hurricane (3Z 8 JUL)
    Visible image near Virgin Islands (19Z 8 JUL)
    IR image north or Puerto Rico (01Z 9 JUL)
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  • Tropical Storm ARTHUR (17-21 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 1005
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