1997 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Northern Indian Ocean

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Cyclone #1 13-20 MAY 115 - 4 
2Cyclone #2 19-27 SEP 65 - 1 
3Tropical Storm #3 4-10 NOV 35 - - 
4Tropical Storm #4 2-14 NOV 55 - - 

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

Subtropical Storm #1 (13-20 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4

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Subtropical Storm #2 (19-27 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #3 (04-10 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #4 (02-14 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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