1956 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Southern Indian Ocean

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Storm #1 12-18 NOV - - - 
2Storm #2 8-15 DEC - - - 
3Storm #3 9-10 DEC - - - 
4Storm #4 20-25 DEC - - - 
5Storm #5 24-30 DEC - - - 
6Storm #6 1- 4 JAN - - - 
7Storm #7 4- 7 JAN - - - 
8Storm #8 7-12 JAN - - - 
9Storm #9 15-24 JAN - - - 
10Tropical Storm #10 16-17 JAN 35 - - 
11Storm #11 17-28 JAN - - - 
12Storm #12 19-31 JAN - - - 
13Storm #13 20-29 JAN - - - 
14Storm #14 21-26 JAN - - - 
15Storm #15 28 JAN- 5 FEB - - - 
16Tropical Storm #16 29 JAN- 4 FEB 45 - - 
17Storm #17 1- 7 FEB - - - 
18Storm #18 2- 8 FEB - - - 
19Storm #19 5-10 FEB - - - 
20Storm #20 10-13 FEB - - - 
21Storm #21 14-18 FEB - - - 
22Storm #22 16 FEB- 1 MAR - - - 
23Storm #23 20-28 FEB - - - 
24Storm #24 24 FEB-12 MAR - - - 
25Storm #25 2-11 MAR - - - 
26Tropical Storm #26 12-18 MAR 45 - - 
27Storm #27 16-23 MAR - - - 
28Tropical Storm #28 24-31 MAR 50 - - 
29Storm #29 26 MAR- 4 APR - - - 
30Storm #30 26 MAR- 2 APR - - - 
31Storm #31 27-28 MAR 20 - - 
32Storm #32 29 MAR- 4 APR - - - 
33Storm #33 5-10 APR - - - 
34Tropical Storm #34 6- 9 APR 40 - - 
35Storm #35 30-30 APR - - - 

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

Storm #1 (12-18 NOV)
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Storm #2 (08-15 DEC)
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Storm #3 (09-10 DEC)
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Storm #4 (20-25 DEC)
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Storm #5 (24-30 DEC)
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Storm #6 (01-04 JAN)
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Storm #7 (04-07 JAN)
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Storm #8 (07-12 JAN)
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Storm #9 (15-24 JAN)
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Tropical Storm #10 (16-17 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Storm #11 (17-28 JAN)
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Storm #12 (19-31 JAN)
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Storm #13 (20-29 JAN)
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Storm #14 (21-26 JAN)
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Storm #15 (28 JAN-05 FEB)
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Tropical Storm #16 (29 JAN-04 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Storm #17 (01-07 FEB)
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Storm #18 (02-08 FEB)
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Storm #19 (05-10 FEB)
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Storm #20 (10-13 FEB)
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Storm #21 (14-18 FEB)
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Storm #22 (16 FEB-01 MAR)
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Storm #23 (20-28 FEB)
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Storm #24 (24 FEB-12 MAR)
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Storm #25 (02-11 MAR)
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Tropical Storm #26 (12-18 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Storm #27 (16-23 MAR)
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Tropical Storm #28 (24-31 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Storm #29 (26 MAR-04 APR)
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Storm #30 (26 MAR-02 APR)
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Storm #31 (27-28 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 20

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Storm #32 (29 MAR-04 APR)
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Storm #33 (05-10 APR)
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Tropical Storm #34 (06-09 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Storm #35 (30-30 APR)
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