1888 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane #1 16-18 JUN 70 - 1 
2Tropical Storm #2 4- 6 JUL 50 - - 
3Hurricane #3 14-24 AUG 110 - 3 
4Hurricane #4 31 AUG- 8 SEP 110 - 3 
5Tropical Storm #5 6-13 SEP 50 999 - 
6Hurricane #6 23-27 SEP 70 985 1 
7Hurricane #7 8-12 OCT 95 970 2 
8Tropical Storm #8 1- 8 NOV 50 - - 
9Hurricane #9 17 NOV- 2 DEC 85 - 2 

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

Track Hurricane #9 (17 NOV-02 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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Track Tropical Storm #8 (01-08 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Track Hurricane #7 (08-12 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Min Pres: 970 Category: 2

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Track Hurricane #6 (23-27 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 985 Category: 1

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Track Tropical Storm #5 (06-13 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 999

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Track Hurricane #4 (31 AUG-08 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Track Hurricane #3 (14-24 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Track Tropical Storm #2 (04-06 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Track Hurricane #1 (16-18 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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