1962 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane ALMA 26 AUG- 2 SEP 85 986 2 
2Tropical Storm BECKY 27 AUG- 1 SEP 35 - - 
3Tropical Storm CELIA 12-21 SEP 60 995 - 
4Hurricane DAISY 29 SEP- 9 OCT 95 965 2 
5Hurricane ELLA 14-23 OCT 100 950 3 

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 ELLA (14-23 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 950 Category: 3

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Hurricane DAISY (29 SEP-09 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Min Pres: 965 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm CELIA (12-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 995

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Tropical Storm BECKY (27 AUG-01 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Hurricane ALMA (26 AUG-02 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: 986 Category: 2

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