1978 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Subtropical Storm 1 18-23 JAN 40 1002 - 
2Tropical Storm AMELIA 30 JUL- 1 AUG 45 1005 - 
3Tropical Storm BESS 5- 8 AUG 45 1005 - 
4Hurricane CORA 7-12 AUG 80 980 1 
5Tropical Storm DEBRA 26-29 AUG 50 1000 - 
6Hurricane ELLA 30 AUG- 5 SEP 120 956 4 
7Hurricane FLOSSIE 4-16 SEP 85 976 2 
8Hurricane GRETA 13-20 SEP 115 947 4 
9Tropical Storm HOPE 12-21 SEP 55 987 - 
10Tropical Storm IRMA 2- 5 OCT 45 1001 - 
11Tropical Storm JULIET 7-11 OCT 45 1006 - 
12Hurricane KENDRA 28 OCT- 3 NOV 70 990 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 KENDRA (28 OCT-03 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 990 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm JULIET (07-11 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1006

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Tropical Storm IRMA (02-05 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1001

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Tropical Storm HOPE (12-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 987

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Hurricane GRETA (13-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 947 Category: 4

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Hurricane FLOSSIE (04-16 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: 976 Category: 2

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Hurricane ELLA (30 AUG-05 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 956 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm DEBRA (26-29 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1000

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Hurricane CORA (07-12 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 980 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm BESS (05-08 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1005

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Tropical Storm AMELIA (30 JUL-01 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1005

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Subtropical Storm 1 (18-23 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: 1002

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