1986 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Atlantic

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm ANDREW 5- 8 JUN 45 999 - 
2Hurricane BONNIE 23-28 JUN 75 992 1 
3Hurricane CHARLEY 13-30 AUG 70 983 1 
4Tropical Storm DANIELLE 7-10 SEP 50 1000 - 
5Hurricane EARL 10-20 SEP 90 979 2 
6Hurricane FRANCES 18-21 NOV 75 1000 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 FRANCES (18-21 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 1000 Category: 1

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Hurricane EARL (10-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 979 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm DANIELLE (07-10 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 1000

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Hurricane CHARLEY (13-30 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 983 Category: 1

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Hurricane BONNIE (23-28 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 992 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm ANDREW (05-08 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 999

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