1959 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm ARLENE 28 MAY- 2 JUN 50 1000 - 
2Tropical Storm BEULAH 15-18 JUN 60 987 - 
3Hurricane #3 18-21 JUN 70 974 1 
4Hurricane CINDY 5-12 JUL 65 - 1 
5Hurricane DEBRA 23-28 JUL 75 984 1 
6Tropical Storm EDITH 17-19 AUG 50 1007 - 
7Hurricane FLORA 9-14 SEP 65 994 1 
8Hurricane GRACIE 20 SEP- 2 OCT 120 950 4 
9Hurricane HANNAH 27 SEP- 8 OCT 110 959 3 
10Tropical Storm IRENE 6- 9 OCT 50 1001 - 
11Hurricane JUDITH 17-21 OCT 70 999 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 JUDITH (17-21 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 999 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm IRENE (06-09 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1001

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Hurricane HANNAH (27 SEP-08 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 959 Category: 3

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Hurricane GRACIE (20 SEP-02 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 950 Category: 4

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Hurricane FLORA (09-14 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 994 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm EDITH (17-19 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1007

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Hurricane DEBRA (23-28 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 984 Category: 1

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Hurricane CINDY (05-12 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Hurricane #3 (18-21 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 974 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm BEULAH (15-18 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 987

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Tropical Storm ARLENE (28 MAY-02 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1000

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