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1961 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 
1Hurricane-3 ANNA 20-24 JUL 100 976 3 
2Hurricane-4 BETSY 2-12 SEP 120 945 4 
3Hurricane-5 CARLA 3-16 SEP 150 931 5 
4Hurricane-3 DEBBIE 6-16 SEP 105 970 3 
5Hurricane-4 ESTHER 10-27 SEP 125 927 4 
6Tropical Storm 6 12-15 SEP 35 0 - 
7Hurricane-3 FRANCES 30 SEP-10 OCT 110 948 3 
8Tropical Storm GERDA 16-22 OCT 60 987 - 
9Hurricane-5 HATTIE 27 OCT- 1 NOV 140 920 5 
10Hurricane-1 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

Track
  • Tropical Storm INGA (05-08 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 992 Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-1 JENNY (01-09 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 974 Category: 1
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  • Hurricane-5 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 Category: TS
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  • Hurricane-3 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 Min Pres: - Category: TS
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  • Hurricane-4 ESTHER (10-27 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: 927 Category: 4
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  • Hurricane-3 DEBBIE (06-16 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 970 Category: 3
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  • Hurricane-5 CARLA (03-16 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 150 Min Pres: 931 Category: 5
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  • Hurricane-4 BETSY (02-12 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 945 Category: 4
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  • Hurricane-3 ANNA (20-24 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 976 Category: 3