1948 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 22-28 MAY 45 - - 
2Tropical Storm #2 7-11 JUL 35 - - 
3Hurricane #3 26 AUG- 4 SEP 105 - 3 
4Tropical Storm #4 31 AUG- 1 SEP 50 1007 - 
5Hurricane #5 1- 7 SEP 70 989 1 
6Hurricane #6 4-16 SEP 115 - 4 
7Hurricane #7 18-25 SEP 105 963 3 
8Hurricane #8 3-16 OCT 115 975 4 
9Hurricane #9 8-11 NOV 70 - 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

Hurricane #9 (08-11 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Hurricane #8 (03-16 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 975 Category: 4

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Hurricane #7 (18-25 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 963 Category: 3

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Hurricane #6 (04-16 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4

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Hurricane #5 (01-07 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 989 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #4 (31 AUG-01 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1007

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Hurricane #3 (26 AUG-04 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #2 (07-11 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #1 (22-28 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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