1968 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 9-16 NOV - - - 
2Storm #2 6-10 DEC - - - 
3Storm #3 8-22 DEC - - - 
4Storm #4 9-11 DEC - - - 
5Storm #5 14-20 DEC - - - 
6Storm #6 19-27 DEC - - - 
7Storm #7 29 DEC- 9 JAN - - - 
8Storm #8 30 DEC- 5 JAN - - - 
9Storm #9 30 DEC- 2 JAN - - - 
10Storm #10 8-14 JAN - - - 
11Storm #11 9-31 JAN - - - 
12Storm #12 11-16 JAN - - - 
13Storm #13 14-20 JAN - - - 
14Storm #14 17-26 JAN - - - 
15Storm #15 18-19 JAN - - - 
16Tropical Storm #16 19-23 JAN 50 - - 
17Storm #17 20-26 JAN - - - 
18Tropical Storm #18 20-25 JAN 35 - - 
19Storm #19 26-27 JAN - - - 
20Storm #20 26-28 JAN - - - 
21Storm #21 2- 5 FEB 20 - - 
22Storm #22 5- 6 FEB - - - 
23Storm #23 10-15 FEB - - - 
24Storm #24 13-15 FEB - - - 
25Storm #25 13-15 FEB - - - 
26Storm #26 17-26 FEB - - - 
27Storm #27 20-24 FEB - - - 
28Storm #28 25-28 FEB 20 - - 
29Storm #29 29 FEB- 8 MAR - - - 
30Storm #30 6-13 MAR - - - 
31Storm #31 26 MAR- 3 APR - - - 
32Storm #32 4-10 APR - - - 
33Storm #33 5-12 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 (09-16 NOV)
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Storm #2 (06-10 DEC)
Storm -

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Storm #3 (08-22 DEC)
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Storm #4 (09-11 DEC)
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Storm #5 (14-20 DEC)
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Storm #6 (19-27 DEC)
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Storm #7 (29 DEC-09 JAN)
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Storm #8 (30 DEC-05 JAN)
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Storm #9 (30 DEC-02 JAN)
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Storm #10 (08-14 JAN)
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Storm #11 (09-31 JAN)
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Storm #12 (11-16 JAN)
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Storm #13 (14-20 JAN)
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Storm #14 (17-26 JAN)
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Storm #15 (18-19 JAN)
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Tropical Storm #16 (19-23 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Storm #17 (20-26 JAN)
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Tropical Storm #18 (20-25 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Storm #19 (26-27 JAN)
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Storm #20 (26-28 JAN)
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Storm #21 (02-05 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 20

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Storm #22 (05-06 FEB)
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Storm #23 (10-15 FEB)
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Storm #24 (13-15 FEB)
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Storm #25 (13-15 FEB)
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Storm #26 (17-26 FEB)
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Storm #27 (20-24 FEB)
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Storm #28 (25-28 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 20

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Storm #29 (29 FEB-08 MAR)
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Storm #30 (06-13 MAR)
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Storm #31 (26 MAR-03 APR)
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Storm #32 (04-10 APR)
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Storm #33 (05-12 APR)
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