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1981 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 6- 7 APR 30 0 - 
2Tropical Depression 2 19-21 APR 25 0 - 
3Tropical Storm ARLENE 6- 9 MAY 50 999 - 
4Tropical Depression 4 3- 5 JUN 30 0 - 
5Tropical Depression 5 17-19 JUN 30 0 - 
6Tropical Storm BRET 29 JUN- 1 JUL 60 996 - 
7Tropical Depression 7 2- 4 JUL 30 0 - 
8Tropical Depression 8 25-26 JUL 30 0 - 
9Tropical Storm CINDY 2- 5 AUG 50 1002 - 
10Hurricane-1 DENNIS 7-22 AUG 70 995 1 
11Tropical Depression 11 17-21 AUG 30 0 - 
12Tropical Depression 12 26-29 AUG 30 0 - 
13Hurricane-1 EMILY 31 AUG-12 SEP 80 966 1 
14Hurricane-3 FLOYD 3-12 SEP 100 975 3 
15Hurricane-2 GERT 7-15 SEP 90 988 2 
16Hurricane-4 HARVEY 11-20 SEP 115 946 4 
17Tropical Depression 17 12-14 SEP 30 0 - 
18Hurricane-3 IRENE 21 SEP- 3 OCT 105 959 3 
19Tropical Depression 19 26 SEP- 4 OCT 30 0 - 
20Tropical Storm JOSE 29 OCT- 2 NOV 45 998 - 
21Hurricane-1 KATRINA 3- 7 NOV 75 980 1 
22Subtropical Storm 22 12-17 NOV 60 978 - 

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
  • Subtropical Storm 22 (12-17 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 978 Category: SS
Track
  • Hurricane-1 KATRINA (03-07 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 980 Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Storm JOSE (29 OCT-02 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 998 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 19 (26 SEP-04 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-3 IRENE (21 SEP-03 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 959 Category: 3
Track
  • Tropical Depression 17 (12-14 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-4 HARVEY (11-20 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 946 Category: 4
Track
  • Hurricane-2 GERT (07-15 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 988 Category: 2
Track
  • Hurricane-3 FLOYD (03-12 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 975 Category: 3
Track
  • Hurricane-1 EMILY (31 AUG-12 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 966 Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Depression 12 (26-29 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 11 (17-21 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Hurricane-1 DENNIS (07-22 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 995 Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Storm CINDY (02-05 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1002 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 8 (25-26 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 7 (02-04 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm BRET (29 JUN-01 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 996 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 5 (17-19 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 4 (03-05 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Storm ARLENE (06-09 MAY)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 999 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Depression 2 (19-21 APR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Min Pres: - Category: TD
Track
  • Tropical Depression 1 (06-07 APR)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Min Pres: - Category: TD