1956 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Eastern Pacific

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane #1 18-19 MAY 75 - 1 
2Tropical Storm #2 30 MAY- 3 JUN 45 - - 
3Hurricane #3 9-10 JUN 75 - 1 
4Hurricane #4 12-14 JUN 75 - 1 
5Hurricane #5 9-12 JUL 75 - 1 
6Tropical Storm #6 14-16 JUL 45 - - 
7Hurricane #7 22-25 AUG 75 - 1 
8Tropical Storm #8 3- 3 SEP 45 - - 
9Hurricane #9 4- 6 SEP 75 - 1 
10Hurricane #10 12-17 SEP 75 - 1 
11Tropical Storm #11 16-18 OCT 45 - - 

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

Tropical Storm #11 (16-18 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane #10 (12-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Hurricane #9 (04-06 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #8 (03-03 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane #7 (22-25 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #6 (14-16 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane #5 (09-12 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Hurricane #4 (12-14 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Hurricane #3 (09-10 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #2 (30 MAY-03 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane #1 (18-19 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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