1959 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Eastern Pacific

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm #1 10-12 JUN 45 - - 
2Tropical Storm #2 26-28 JUN 45 - - 
3Tropical Storm #3 16-22 JUL 45 - - 
4Tropical Storm #4 22-25 JUL 45 - - 
5Tropical Storm #5 29-30 JUL 45 - - 
6Hurricane DOT 1- 8 AUG 130 952 4 
7Tropical Storm #7 4- 6 AUG 45 - - 
8Tropical Storm #8 19-21 AUG 45 - - 
9Tropical Storm #9 27-29 AUG 45 - - 
10Hurricane #10 4-11 SEP 75 - 1 
11Hurricane PATSY 6-10 SEP 150 - 5 
12Hurricane #12 21-26 SEP 75 967 1 
13Tropical Storm WANDA 26-27 SEP 60 - - 
14Tropical Storm #14 19-21 OCT 45 - - 
15Hurricane #15 23-29 OCT 140 958 5 

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 #15 (23-29 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Min Pres: 958 Category: 5

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Tropical Storm #14 (19-21 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm WANDA (26-27 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Hurricane #12 (21-26 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 967 Category: 1

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Hurricane PATSY (06-10 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5

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Hurricane #10 (04-11 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #9 (27-29 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #8 (19-21 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #7 (04-06 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane DOT (01-08 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Min Pres: 952 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm #5 (29-30 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #4 (22-25 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #3 (16-22 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #2 (26-28 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #1 (10-12 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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