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1988 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 Storm ALBERTO 5- 8 AUG 35 1002 - 
2Tropical Storm BERYL 8-10 AUG 45 1001 - 
3Tropical Storm CHRIS 21-30 AUG 45 1005 - 
4Hurricane-1 DEBBY 31 AUG- 8 SEP 65 987 1 
5Tropical Storm ERNESTO 3- 5 SEP 55 994 - 
6Tropical Storm 6 7-10 SEP 50 994 - 
7Hurricane-1 FLORENCE 7-11 SEP 70 983 1 
8Hurricane-5 GILBERT 8-20 SEP 160 888 5 
9Hurricane-4 HELENE 19-30 SEP 125 938 4 
10Tropical Storm ISAAC 28 SEP- 1 OCT 40 1005 - 
11Hurricane-4 JOAN 10-23 OCT 125 932 4 
12Extratropical Storm-1 KEITH 17-26 NOV 65 945  

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
  • Extratropical Storm-1 KEITH (17-26 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 945 Category: EX
Track
  • Hurricane-4 JOAN (10-23 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: 932 Category: 4
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  • Tropical Storm ISAAC (28 SEP-01 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: 1005 Category: TS
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  • Hurricane-4 HELENE (19-30 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: 938 Category: 4
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  • Hurricane-5 GILBERT (08-20 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 160 Min Pres: 888 Category: 5
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  • Hurricane-1 FLORENCE (07-11 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 70 Min Pres: 983 Category: 1
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  • Tropical Storm 6 (07-10 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 994 Category: TS
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  • Tropical Storm ERNESTO (03-05 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 994 Category: TS
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  • Hurricane-1 DEBBY (31 AUG-08 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 987 Category: 1
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  • Tropical Storm CHRIS (21-30 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1005 Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Storm BERYL (08-10 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1001 Category: TS
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  • Tropical Storm ALBERTO (05-08 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: 1002 Category: TS