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1979 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 
1Tropical Depression 1 11-16 JUN 30 0 - 
2Tropical Storm ANA 19-24 JUN 50 1005 - 
3Tropical Depression 3 8-13 JUL 25 0 - 
4Hurricane-1 BOB 9-16 JUL 65 986 1 
5Tropical Depression 5 10-13 JUL 30 0 - 
6Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE 15-29 JUL 45 997 - 
7Tropical Depression 7 23-26 JUL 30 0 - 
8Tropical Depression 8 31 JUL- 6 AUG 30 0 - 
9Hurricane-5 DAVID 25 AUG- 8 SEP 150 924 5 
10Tropical Depression 10 25-28 AUG 30 0 - 
11Hurricane-4 FREDERIC 29 AUG-15 SEP 115 943 4 
12Tropical Storm ELENA 30 AUG- 2 SEP 35 1004 - 
13Tropical Depression 13 1- 6 SEP 30 0 - 
14Hurricane-2 GLORIA 4-15 SEP 85 975 2 
15Hurricane-1 HENRI 15-24 SEP 75 983 1 
16Tropical Depression 16 16-21 SEP 30 0 - 
17Tropical Depression 17 12-20 OCT 30 0 - 
18Subtropical Storm 18 23-25 OCT 65 980 - 
19Tropical Depression 19 24-29 OCT 30 0 - 
20Tropical Depression 20 7-10 NOV 30 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 20 (07-10 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 19 (24-29 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Subtropical Storm 18 (23-25 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 980 Category: SS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 17 (12-20 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 16 (16-21 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-1 HENRI (15-24 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 983 Category: 1
Track
  • Hurricane-2 GLORIA (04-15 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: 975 Category: 2
Track
  • Tropical Depression 13 (01-06 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm ELENA (30 AUG-02 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 1004 Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-4 FREDERIC (29 AUG-15 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 943 Category: 4
Track
  • Tropical Depression 10 (25-28 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-5 DAVID (25 AUG-08 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 150 Min Pres: 924 Category: 5
Track
  • Tropical Depression 8 (31 JUL-06 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 7 (23-26 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE (15-29 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 997 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 5 (10-13 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-1 BOB (09-16 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 986 Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Depression 3 (08-13 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm ANA (19-24 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1005 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 1 (11-16 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD