1981 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 ADRIAN 30 MAY- 4 JUN 40 - - 
2Hurricane BEATRIZ 28 JUN- 4 JUL 75 - 1 
3Tropical Storm CALVIN 4- 9 JUL 45 - - 
4Hurricane DORA 10-16 JUL 80 - 1 
5Tropical Storm EUGENE 16-21 JUL 45 - - 
6Hurricane FERNANDA 6-13 AUG 90 - 2 
7Hurricane GREG 13-22 AUG 65 - 1 
8Hurricane HILARY 21-28 AUG 75 - 1 
9Tropical Storm IRWIN 27-31 AUG 45 - - 
10Hurricane JOVA 14-21 SEP 75 - 1 
11Tropical Storm KNUT 19-21 SEP 55 - - 
12Tropical Storm LIDIA 6- 8 OCT 45 - - 
13Tropical Storm MAX 7-10 OCT 45 - - 
14Hurricane NORMA 8-12 OCT 110 - 3 
15Hurricane OTIS 24-30 OCT 75 - 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 OTIS (24-30 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Hurricane NORMA (08-12 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm MAX (07-10 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm LIDIA (06-08 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm KNUT (19-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Hurricane JOVA (14-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm IRWIN (27-31 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane HILARY (21-28 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Hurricane GREG (13-22 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Hurricane FERNANDA (06-13 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm EUGENE (16-21 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane DORA (10-16 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm CALVIN (04-09 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane BEATRIZ (28 JUN-04 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm ADRIAN (30 MAY-04 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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