1953 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm ALICE 25 MAY- 6 JUN 60 997 - 
2Hurricane BARBARA 11-16 AUG 95 987 2 
3Tropical Storm #3 28 AUG- 3 SEP 50 985 - 
4Hurricane CAROL 28 AUG- 9 SEP 130 929 4 
5Hurricane DOLLY 8-17 SEP 100 995 3 
6Hurricane EDNA 14-20 SEP 110 - 3 
7Tropical Storm #7 14-21 SEP 60 - - 
8Hurricane FLORENCE 23-28 SEP 110 968 3 
9Hurricane GAIL 2- 5 OCT 70 - 1 
10Tropical Storm #10 3-10 OCT 60 - - 
11Tropical Storm #11 5- 9 OCT 60 - - 
12Tropical Storm HAZEL 7-12 OCT 60 994 - 
13Tropical Storm #13 23-26 NOV 45 - - 
14Tropical Storm #14 7- 9 DEC 35 - - 

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

Tropical Storm #14 (07-09 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #13 (23-26 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm HAZEL (07-12 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 994

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Tropical Storm #11 (05-09 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Tropical Storm #10 (03-10 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Hurricane GAIL (02-05 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Hurricane FLORENCE (23-28 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 968 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #7 (14-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Hurricane EDNA (14-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Hurricane DOLLY (08-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 995 Category: 3

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Hurricane CAROL (28 AUG-09 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Min Pres: 929 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm #3 (28 AUG-03 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 985

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Hurricane BARBARA (11-16 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Min Pres: 987 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm ALICE (25 MAY-06 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 997

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