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1948 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 22-29 MAY 45 0 - 
2Tropical Storm 2 7-11 JUL 35 0 - 
3Hurricane-3 3 26 AUG- 5 SEP 105 0 3 
4Tropical Storm 4 30 AUG- 1 SEP 50 1007 - 
5Hurricane-1 5 1- 6 SEP 70 983 1 
6Hurricane-4 6 4-17 SEP 115 0 4 
7Tropical Storm 7 7-10 SEP 55 0 - 
8Hurricane-4 8 18-26 SEP 115 940 4 
9Hurricane-3 9 3-16 OCT 110 971 3 
10Hurricane-1 10 8-11 NOV 65 990 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 10 (08-11 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 990 Category: 1
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  • Hurricane-3 9 (03-16 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 971 Category: 3
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  • Hurricane-4 8 (18-26 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 940 Category: 4
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  • Tropical Storm 7 (07-10 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: - Category: TS
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  • Hurricane-4 6 (04-17 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: - Category: 4
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  • Hurricane-1 5 (01-06 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 983 Category: 1
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  • Tropical Storm 4 (30 AUG-01 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1007 Category: TS
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  • Hurricane-3 3 (26 AUG-05 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: - Category: 3
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  • Tropical Storm 2 (07-11 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: - Category: TS
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  • Tropical Storm 1 (22-29 MAY)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: - Category: TS