1979 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm ANA 19-24 JUN 50 1005 - 
2Hurricane BOB 9-16 JUL 65 986 1 
3Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE 15-29 JUL 45 997 - 
4Hurricane DAVID 25 AUG- 8 SEP 150 924 5 
5Tropical Storm ELENA 30 AUG- 2 SEP 35 1004 - 
6Hurricane FREDERIC 29 AUG-15 SEP 115 943 4 
7Hurricane GLORIA 4-15 SEP 85 975 2 
8Hurricane HENRI 15-24 SEP 75 983 1 
9Subtropical Storm 1 23-25 OCT 65 980 - 

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

Subtropical Storm 1 (23-25 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 980

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Hurricane HENRI (15-24 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 983 Category: 1

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Hurricane GLORIA (04-15 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: 975 Category: 2

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Hurricane FREDERIC (29 AUG-15 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 943 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm ELENA (30 AUG-02 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 1004

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Hurricane DAVID (25 AUG-08 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Min Pres: 924 Category: 5

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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE (15-29 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 997

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Hurricane BOB (09-16 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 986 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm ANA (19-24 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1005

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