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1956 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 12-15 JUN 50 1004 - 
2Hurricane-1 ANNA 25-27 JUL 70 991 1 
3Hurricane-3 BETSY 9-20 AUG 105 954 3 
4Tropical Storm CARLA 5-11 SEP 45 996 - 
5Tropical Storm DORA 10-12 SEP 60 1001 - 
6Tropical Storm ETHEL 11-14 SEP 60 999 - 
7Hurricane-1 FLOSSY 21-30 SEP 80 980 1 
8Hurricane-4 GRETA 30 OCT- 7 NOV 120 970 4 

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-4 GRETA (30 OCT-07 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 970 Category: 4
Track
  • Hurricane-1 FLOSSY (21-30 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 980 Category: 1
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  • Tropical Storm ETHEL (11-14 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 999 Category: TS
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  • Tropical Storm DORA (10-12 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 1001 Category: TS
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  • Tropical Storm CARLA (05-11 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 996 Category: TS
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  • Hurricane-3 BETSY (09-20 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 954 Category: 3
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  • Hurricane-1 ANNA (25-27 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 991 Category: 1
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  • Tropical Storm 1 (12-15 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1004 Category: TS