2001 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Southern Indian Ocean

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm #1 1- 3 AUG 35 - - 
2Tropical Storm #2 10-20 NOV 35 - - 
3Cyclone #3 3-10 DEC 110 - 3 
4Cyclone #4 31 DEC-10 JAN 120 - 4 
5Cyclone #5 6-17 JAN 100 - 3 
6Cyclone #6 17-26 JAN 105 - 3 
7Tropical Storm #7 27-31 JAN 50 - - 
8Tropical Storm #8 9-14 FEB 40 - - 
9Tropical Storm #9 7-15 FEB 35 - - 
10Tropical Storm #10 16-18 FEB 35 - - 
11Tropical Storm #11 18-22 FEB 45 - - 
12Tropical Storm #12 23 FEB- 4 MAR 60 - - 
13Cyclone #13 25 FEB- 4 MAR 105 - 3 
14Tropical Storm #14 28 FEB- 5 MAR 40 - - 
15Cyclone #15 7-13 MAR 90 - 2 
16Tropical Storm #16 2- 7 APR 35 - - 
17Cyclone #17 2- 7 APR 90 - 2 
18Cyclone #18 3- 8 APR 75 - 1 
19Cyclone #19 3-11 APR 70 - 1 
20Cyclone #20 16-23 APR 65 - 1 
21Cyclone #21 20-23 JUN 65 991 1 

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

Tropical Storm #1 (01-03 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #2 (10-20 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Cyclone #3 (03-10 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Cyclone #4 (31 DEC-10 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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Cyclone #5 (06-17 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Cyclone #6 (17-26 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #7 (27-31 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Tropical Storm #8 (09-14 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Tropical Storm #9 (07-15 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #10 (16-18 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #11 (18-22 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #12 (23 FEB-04 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Cyclone #13 (25 FEB-04 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #14 (28 FEB-05 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Cyclone #15 (07-13 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #16 (02-07 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Cyclone #17 (02-07 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Cyclone #18 (03-08 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Cyclone #19 (03-11 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Cyclone #20 (16-23 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Cyclone #21 (20-23 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 991 Category: 1

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