1961 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane ANNA 20-24 JUL 100 976 3 
2Hurricane BETSY 2-12 SEP 120 945 4 
3Hurricane CARLA 3-16 SEP 150 931 5 
4Hurricane DEBBIE 6-16 SEP 105 970 3 
5Hurricane ESTHER 10-27 SEP 125 927 4 
6Tropical Storm #6 12-15 SEP 35 - - 
7Hurricane FRANCES 30 SEP-10 OCT 110 948 3 
8Tropical Storm GERDA 16-22 OCT 60 987 - 
9Hurricane HATTIE 27 OCT- 1 NOV 140 920 5 
10Hurricane JENNY 1- 9 NOV 70 974 1 
11Tropical Storm INGA 5- 8 NOV 60 992 - 

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 INGA (05-08 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 992

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Hurricane JENNY (01-09 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 974 Category: 1

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Hurricane HATTIE (27 OCT-01 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Min Pres: 920 Category: 5

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Tropical Storm GERDA (16-22 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 987

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Hurricane FRANCES (30 SEP-10 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Min Pres: 948 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #6 (12-15 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Hurricane ESTHER (10-27 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: 927 Category: 4

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Hurricane DEBBIE (06-16 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 970 Category: 3

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Hurricane CARLA (03-16 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Min Pres: 931 Category: 5

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Hurricane BETSY (02-12 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 945 Category: 4

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Hurricane ANNA (20-24 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 976 Category: 3

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