2002 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 4- 8 OCT 35 997 - 
2Tropical Storm #2 24 OCT- 1 NOV 55 984 - 
3Tropical Storm #3 16-23 NOV 35 997 - 
4Tropical Storm #4 20-24 NOV 35 997 - 
5Cyclone #5 25 NOV- 5 DEC 75 967 1 
6Tropical Storm #6 30 NOV- 3 DEC 35 997 - 
7Cyclone #7 28 DEC- 2 JAN 100 944 3 
8Tropical Storm #8 30 DEC- 3 JAN 50 987 - 
9Tropical Storm #9 3- 4 JAN 45 991 - 
10Cyclone #10 16-25 JAN 130 910 4 
11Cyclone #11 23-28 JAN 75 967 1 
12Cyclone #12 31 JAN-11 FEB 115 927 4 
13Cyclone #13 2- 6 FEB 125 916 4 
14Cyclone #14 10-13 FEB 75 967 1 
15Cyclone #15 14-22 FEB 120 922 4 
16Tropical Storm #16 23-26 FEB 35 997 - 
17Tropical Storm #17 4- 7 MAR 50 987 - 
18Cyclone #18 5-14 MAR 140 898 5 
19Tropical Storm #19 13-16 MAR 35 997 - 
20Cyclone #20 22-29 MAR 110 933 3 
21Cyclone #21 5-11 APR 105 938 3 
22Tropical Storm #22 9-15 APR 50 987 - 
23Cyclone #23 2-11 MAY 65 976 1 
24Tropical Storm #24 9-14 MAY 45 991 - 
25Tropical Storm #25 23-28 MAY 35 997 - 

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 (04-08 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 997

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Tropical Storm #2 (24 OCT-01 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 984

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Tropical Storm #3 (16-23 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 997

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Tropical Storm #4 (20-24 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 997

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Cyclone #5 (25 NOV-05 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 967 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #6 (30 NOV-03 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 997

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Cyclone #7 (28 DEC-02 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 944 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #8 (30 DEC-03 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 987

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Tropical Storm #9 (03-04 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 991

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Cyclone #10 (16-25 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Min Pres: 910 Category: 4

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Cyclone #11 (23-28 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 967 Category: 1

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Cyclone #12 (31 JAN-11 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 927 Category: 4

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Cyclone #13 (02-06 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: 916 Category: 4

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Cyclone #14 (10-13 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 967 Category: 1

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Cyclone #15 (14-22 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 922 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm #16 (23-26 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 997

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Tropical Storm #17 (04-07 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 987

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Cyclone #18 (05-14 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Min Pres: 898 Category: 5

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Tropical Storm #19 (13-16 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 997

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Cyclone #20 (22-29 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 933 Category: 3

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Cyclone #21 (05-11 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 938 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #22 (09-15 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 987

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Cyclone #23 (02-11 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 976 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #24 (09-14 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 991

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Tropical Storm #25 (23-28 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 997

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