1959 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 8-11 OCT - - - 
2Storm #2 16-21 NOV - - - 
3Tropical Storm #3 16-22 NOV 35 - - 
4Cyclone #4 27 NOV- 3 DEC 70 - 1 
5Storm #5 18-21 DEC - - - 
6Storm #6 30 DEC- 4 JAN - - - 
7Storm #7 30 DEC- 4 JAN - - - 
8Storm #8 4- 5 JAN - - - 
9Storm #9 5-22 JAN - - - 
10Storm #10 12-15 JAN - - - 
11Storm #11 15-21 JAN - - - 
12Storm #12 24-30 JAN - - - 
13Storm #13 24-26 JAN - - - 
14Storm #14 26-31 JAN - - - 
15Storm #15 6-10 FEB - - - 
16Storm #16 7-11 FEB 25 - - 
17Storm #17 9-15 FEB - - - 
18Storm #18 9-15 FEB - - - 
19Storm #19 11-18 FEB - - - 
20Storm #20 12-16 FEB - - - 
21Storm #21 14-27 FEB - - - 
22Storm #22 22 FEB- 2 MAR - - - 
23Storm #23 1- 9 MAR - - - 
24Storm #24 5-10 MAR - - - 
25Storm #25 5-17 MAR - - - 
26Storm #26 13-24 MAR - - - 
27Storm #27 17-21 MAR - - - 
28Storm #28 22 MAR- 7 APR - - - 
29Storm #29 3-11 APR - - - 
30Storm #30 18-23 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 (08-11 OCT)
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Storm #2 (16-21 NOV)
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Tropical Storm #3 (16-22 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Cyclone #4 (27 NOV-03 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Storm #5 (18-21 DEC)
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Storm #6 (30 DEC-04 JAN)
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Storm #7 (30 DEC-04 JAN)
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Storm #8 (04-05 JAN)
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Storm #9 (05-22 JAN)
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Storm #10 (12-15 JAN)
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Storm #11 (15-21 JAN)
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Storm #12 (24-30 JAN)
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Storm #13 (24-26 JAN)
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Storm #14 (26-31 JAN)
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Storm #15 (06-10 FEB)
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Storm #16 (07-11 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 25

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Storm #17 (09-15 FEB)
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Storm #18 (09-15 FEB)
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Storm #19 (11-18 FEB)
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Storm #20 (12-16 FEB)
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Storm #21 (14-27 FEB)
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Storm #22 (22 FEB-02 MAR)
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Storm #23 (01-09 MAR)
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Storm #24 (05-10 MAR)
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Storm #25 (05-17 MAR)
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Storm #26 (13-24 MAR)
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Storm #27 (17-21 MAR)
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Storm #28 (22 MAR-07 APR)
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Storm #29 (03-11 APR)
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Storm #30 (18-23 APR)
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