1938 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm #1 8- 9 AUG 60 - - 
2Hurricane #2 10-15 AUG 85 - 2 
3Hurricane #3 23-28 AUG 85 979 2 
4Hurricane #4 10-22 SEP 140 938 5 
5Tropical Storm #5 11-17 OCT 50 996 - 
6Tropical Storm #6 17-20 OCT 40 - - 
7Tropical Storm #7 23-25 OCT 40 - - 
8Tropical Storm #8 6-10 NOV 60 - - 

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 #8 (06-10 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Tropical Storm #7 (23-25 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Tropical Storm #6 (17-20 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Tropical Storm #5 (11-17 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 996

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Hurricane #4 (10-22 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Min Pres: 938 Category: 5

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Hurricane #3 (23-28 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: 979 Category: 2

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Hurricane #2 (10-15 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #1 (08-09 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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