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1938 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

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Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane-1 1 1- 6 JAN 70 0 1 
2Tropical Storm 2 8- 9 AUG 60 0 - 
3Hurricane-2 3 10-15 AUG 85 0 2 
4Hurricane-3 4 23-29 AUG 105 979 3 
5Tropical Storm 5 9-14 SEP 35 0 - 
6Hurricane-5 6 9-23 SEP 140 940 5 
7Tropical Storm 7 10-17 OCT 50 996 - 
8Tropical Storm 8 16-21 OCT 35 1004 - 
9Tropical Storm 9 7-10 NOV 60 0 - 

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
  • Tropical Storm 9 (07-10 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Storm 8 (16-21 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 1004 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Storm 7 (10-17 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 996 Category: TS
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  • Hurricane-5 6 (09-23 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 140 Min Pres: 940 Category: 5
Track
  • Tropical Storm 5 (09-14 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-3 4 (23-29 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 979 Category: 3
Track
  • Hurricane-2 3 (10-15 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: - Category: 2
Track
  • Tropical Storm 2 (08-09 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-1 1 (01-06 JAN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: - Category: 1