1980 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Southern Indian Ocean

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Cyclone #1 25 NOV- 6 DEC 100 - 3 
2Cyclone #2 10-28 DEC 110 - 3 
3Tropical Storm #3 15-21 DEC 35 - - 
4Tropical Storm #4 24 DEC- 2 JAN 55 - - 
5Cyclone #5 1- 6 JAN 65 - 1 
6Tropical Storm #6 3-12 JAN 60 - - 
7Cyclone #7 4-11 JAN 100 - 3 
8Cyclone #8 17-29 JAN 70 - 1 
9Cyclone #9 19-25 JAN 90 - 2 
10Storm #10 25-28 JAN - - - 
11Cyclone #11 28 JAN- 1 FEB 85 - 2 
12Cyclone #12 1- 7 FEB 100 - 3 
13Tropical Storm #13 2- 5 FEB 40 - - 
14Tropical Storm #14 11-18 FEB 55 - - 
15Cyclone #15 14-17 FEB 80 - 1 
16Cyclone #16 20-28 FEB 95 - 2 
17Cyclone #17 21 FEB- 3 MAR 100 - 3 
18Tropical Storm #18 25 FEB-13 MAR 60 - - 
19Cyclone #19 8-17 MAR 100 - 3 
20Cyclone #20 10-16 MAR 70 - 1 
21Tropical Storm #21 14-19 MAR 45 - - 
22Tropical Storm #22 14-20 MAR 40 - - 
23Tropical Storm #23 21-27 MAR 60 - - 
24Cyclone #24 21-28 MAR 110 - 3 
25Storm #25 25-27 MAR - - - 
26Tropical Storm #26 25-29 MAR 60 - - 
27Storm #27 27-30 MAR - - - 
28Tropical Storm #28 1- 8 APR 50 - - 

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

Cyclone #1 (25 NOV-06 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Cyclone #2 (10-28 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #3 (15-21 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #4 (24 DEC-02 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Cyclone #5 (01-06 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #6 (03-12 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Cyclone #7 (04-11 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Cyclone #8 (17-29 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Cyclone #9 (19-25 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Storm #10 (25-28 JAN)
Storm -

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Cyclone #11 (28 JAN-01 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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Cyclone #12 (01-07 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #13 (02-05 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Tropical Storm #14 (11-18 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Cyclone #15 (14-17 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Cyclone #16 (20-28 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2

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Cyclone #17 (21 FEB-03 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #18 (25 FEB-13 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Cyclone #19 (08-17 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Cyclone #20 (10-16 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #21 (14-19 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #22 (14-20 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Tropical Storm #23 (21-27 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Cyclone #24 (21-28 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Storm #25 (25-27 MAR)
Storm -

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Tropical Storm #26 (25-29 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Storm #27 (27-30 MAR)
Storm -

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Tropical Storm #28 (01-08 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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