1947 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 31 JUL- 2 AUG 40 - - 
2Hurricane #2 9-16 AUG 95 - 2 
3Hurricane #3 18-27 AUG 70 - 1 
4Hurricane #4 4-21 SEP 140 947 5 
5Tropical Storm #5 7- 8 SEP 40 - - 
6Tropical Storm #6 20-25 SEP 50 989 - 
7Tropical Storm #7 6- 8 OCT 45 - - 
8Hurricane #8 9-16 OCT 75 973 1 
9Hurricane #9 16-22 OCT 105 - 3 

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

Hurricane #9 (16-22 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3

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Hurricane #8 (09-16 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 973 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #7 (06-08 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #6 (20-25 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 989

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Tropical Storm #5 (07-08 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Hurricane #4 (04-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Min Pres: 947 Category: 5

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Hurricane #3 (18-27 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Hurricane #2 (09-16 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #1 (31 JUL-02 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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