1971 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 4- 8 JUL 55 1000 - 
2Hurricane #2 3- 7 AUG 75 974 1 
3Hurricane BETH 10-17 AUG 75 977 1 
4Tropical Storm CHLOE 18-25 AUG 55 1004 - 
5Tropical Storm DORIA 20-29 AUG 55 989 - 
6Hurricane EDITH 5-18 SEP 140 943 5 
7Hurricane FERN 3-13 SEP 80 978 1 
8Hurricane GINGER 6 SEP- 5 OCT 95 959 2 
9Tropical Storm HEIDI 11-15 SEP 55 996 - 
10Hurricane IRENE 11-20 SEP 70 989 1 
11Tropical Storm JANICE 21-24 SEP 55 1005 - 
12Tropical Storm KRISTY 18-21 OCT 45 992 - 
13Tropical Storm LAURA 12-22 NOV 60 994 - 

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 LAURA (12-22 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 994

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Tropical Storm KRISTY (18-21 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 992

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Tropical Storm JANICE (21-24 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 1005

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Hurricane IRENE (11-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 989 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm HEIDI (11-15 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 996

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Hurricane GINGER (06 SEP-05 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Min Pres: 959 Category: 2

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Hurricane FERN (03-13 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 978 Category: 1

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Hurricane EDITH (05-18 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Min Pres: 943 Category: 5

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Tropical Storm DORIA (20-29 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 989

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Tropical Storm CHLOE (18-25 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 1004

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Hurricane BETH (10-17 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 977 Category: 1

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Hurricane #2 (03-07 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 974 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm ARLENE (04-08 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 1000

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