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1939 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 
1Tropical Storm 1 12-18 JUN 55 0 - 
2Hurricane-1 2 7-19 AUG 65 985 1 
3Tropical Storm 3 15-20 AUG 55 0 - 
4Tropical Storm 4 23-27 SEP 45 0 - 
5Hurricane-4 5 11-18 OCT 120 0 4 
6Hurricane-1 6 28 OCT- 7 NOV 80 0 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

Track
  • Hurricane-1 6 (28 OCT-07 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: - Category: 1
Track
  • Hurricane-4 5 (11-18 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: - Category: 4
Track
  • Tropical Storm 4 (23-27 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Storm 3 (15-20 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-1 2 (07-19 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 985 Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Storm 1 (12-18 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: - Category: TS