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1972 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Eastern Pacific

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Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane-1 ANNETTE 1- 8 JUN 75 993 1 
2Tropical Storm BONNY 27-30 JUL 45 996 - 
3Hurricane-4 CELESTE 6-22 AUG 115 940 4 
4Hurricane-2 DIANA 11-20 AUG 95 0 2 
5Hurricane-1 ESTELLE 15-22 AUG 70 0 1 
6Hurricane-3 FERNANDA 20 AUG- 1 SEP 100 948 3 
7Hurricane-3 GWEN 22-31 AUG 110 941 3 
8Hurricane-3 HYACINTH 28 AUG- 7 SEP 110 962 3 
9Tropical Storm IVA 14-22 SEP 45 999 - 
10Tropical Storm JUNE 24-28 SEP 50 0 - 
11Hurricane-2 JOANNE 30 SEP- 7 OCT 85 971 2 
12Tropical Storm KATHLEEN 18-19 OCT 40 0 - 
13Hurricane-3 RUBY 11-20 NOV 110 944 3 
14Tropical Storm LIZA 13-15 NOV 45 0 - 

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

Track
  • Tropical Storm LIZA (13-15 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-3 RUBY (11-20 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 944 Category: 3
Track
  • Tropical Storm KATHLEEN (18-19 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-2 JOANNE (30 SEP-07 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: 971 Category: 2
Track
  • Tropical Storm JUNE (24-28 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Storm IVA (14-22 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 999 Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-3 HYACINTH (28 AUG-07 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 962 Category: 3
Track
  • Hurricane-3 GWEN (22-31 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 941 Category: 3
Track
  • Hurricane-3 FERNANDA (20 AUG-01 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 948 Category: 3
Track
  • Hurricane-1 ESTELLE (15-22 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: - Category: 1
Track
  • Hurricane-2 DIANA (11-20 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 95 Min Pres: - Category: 2
Track
  • Hurricane-4 CELESTE (06-22 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 940 Category: 4
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  • Tropical Storm BONNY (27-30 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 996 Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-1 ANNETTE (01-08 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 993 Category: 1