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1978 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 
1Subtropical Storm 1 18-23 JAN 40 1002 - 
2Tropical Depression 2 21-22 JUN 25 0 - 
3Tropical Depression 3 10-12 JUL 30 0 - 
4Tropical Storm AMELIA 30 JUL- 1 AUG 45 1005 - 
5Tropical Storm BESS 5- 8 AUG 45 1005 - 
6Hurricane-1 CORA 7-12 AUG 80 980 1 
7Tropical Depression 7 7-11 AUG 30 0 - 
8Tropical Depression 8 9-10 AUG 25 0 - 
9Tropical Storm DEBRA 26-29 AUG 50 1000 - 
10Hurricane-4 ELLA 30 AUG- 5 SEP 120 956 4 
11Tropical Depression 11 30 AUG- 1 SEP 30 0 - 
12Tropical Depression 12 3-11 SEP 30 0 - 
13Hurricane-2 FLOSSIE 4-16 SEP 85 976 2 
14Tropical Depression 14 8-10 SEP 30 0 - 
15Tropical Storm HOPE 12-21 SEP 55 987 - 
16Hurricane-4 GRETA 13-20 SEP 115 947 4 
17Tropical Depression 17 18-29 SEP 30 0 - 
18Tropical Depression 18 21-23 SEP 30 0 - 
19Tropical Storm IRMA 2- 5 OCT 45 1001 - 
20Tropical Storm JULIET 7-11 OCT 45 1006 - 
21Tropical Depression 21 13-17 OCT 30 0 - 
22Tropical Depression 22 26-29 OCT 25 0 - 
23Hurricane-1 KENDRA 28 OCT- 3 NOV 70 990 1 
24Tropical Depression 24 3- 5 NOV 25 0 - 

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 Depression 24 (03-05 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-1 KENDRA (28 OCT-03 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 990 Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Depression 22 (26-29 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 21 (13-17 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm JULIET (07-11 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1006 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Storm IRMA (02-05 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1001 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 18 (21-23 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 17 (18-29 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-4 GRETA (13-20 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 947 Category: 4
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  • Tropical Storm HOPE (12-21 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 987 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 14 (08-10 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-2 FLOSSIE (04-16 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: 976 Category: 2
Track
  • Tropical Depression 12 (03-11 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 11 (30 AUG-01 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-4 ELLA (30 AUG-05 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 956 Category: 4
Track
  • Tropical Storm DEBRA (26-29 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1000 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 8 (09-10 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 7 (07-11 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-1 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 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Storm AMELIA (30 JUL-01 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1005 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 3 (10-12 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 2 (21-22 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Min Pres: - Category: TD
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  • Subtropical Storm 1 (18-23 JAN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: 1002 Category: SS