1983 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 4- 6 JUL 30 - - 
2Cyclone #2 31 OCT- 8 NOV 65 - 1 
3Tropical Storm #3 7-13 NOV 40 - - 
4Cyclone #4 29 NOV- 6 DEC 65 - 1 
5Tropical Storm #5 10-16 DEC 55 - - 
6Cyclone #6 21-30 DEC 65 - 1 
7Cyclone #7 4-10 JAN 80 - 1 
8Cyclone #8 10-16 JAN 65 - 1 
9Tropical Storm #9 13-24 JAN 55 - - 
10Cyclone #10 18-30 JAN 80 - 1 
11Tropical Storm #11 5- 8 FEB 35 - - 
12Cyclone #12 11 FEB- 4 MAR 100 - 3 
13Cyclone #13 20-28 FEB 100 - 3 
14Cyclone #14 22 FEB- 4 MAR 100 - 3 
15Tropical Storm #15 25 FEB- 2 MAR 41 - - 
16Tropical Storm #16 27 FEB- 4 MAR 55 - - 
17Cyclone #17 7-16 MAR 90 - 2 
18Cyclone #18 22-29 MAR 90 - 2 
19Cyclone #19 27 MAR- 3 APR 102 - 3 
20Tropical Storm #20 3- 8 APR 60 - - 
21Cyclone #21 7-14 APR 100 - 3 
22Cyclone #22 15-23 APR 76 - 1 
23Tropical Storm #23 19-30 APR 60 - - 
24Tropical Storm #24 23-28 APR 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

Storm #1 (04-06 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 30

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Cyclone #2 (31 OCT-08 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #3 (07-13 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Cyclone #4 (29 NOV-06 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #5 (10-16 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Cyclone #6 (21-30 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Cyclone #7 (04-10 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Cyclone #8 (10-16 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #9 (13-24 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Cyclone #10 (18-30 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #11 (05-08 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Cyclone #12 (11 FEB-04 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Cyclone #13 (20-28 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Cyclone #14 (22 FEB-04 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #15 (25 FEB-02 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 41

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Tropical Storm #16 (27 FEB-04 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Cyclone #17 (07-16 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Cyclone #18 (22-29 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Cyclone #19 (27 MAR-03 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 102 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #20 (03-08 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Cyclone #21 (07-14 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Cyclone #22 (15-23 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 76 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #23 (19-30 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Tropical Storm #24 (23-28 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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