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1978 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Eastern Pacific

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Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane-1 ALETTA 30 MAY- 1 JUN 65 0 1 
2Tropical Storm BUD 17-20 JUN 50 0 - 
3Hurricane-4 CARLOTTA 17-25 JUN 115 0 4 
4Hurricane-3 DANIEL 26 JUN- 3 JUL 100 0 3 
5Tropical Storm EMILIA 6-10 JUL 55 0 - 
6Hurricane-4 FICO 9-28 JUL 120 0 4 
7Hurricane-3 GILMA 13-20 JUL 100 0 3 
8Hurricane-4 HECTOR 22-29 JUL 120 0 4 
9Hurricane-1 IVA 11-15 AUG 65 0 1 
10Hurricane-2 JOHN 18-30 AUG 90 0 2 
11Hurricane-2 KRISTY 18-28 AUG 90 0 2 
12Tropical Storm LANE 19-24 AUG 45 0 - 
13Hurricane-1 MIRIAM 23 AUG- 2 SEP 80 0 1 
14Hurricane-4 NORMAN 30 AUG- 7 SEP 120 0 4 
15Hurricane-1 OLIVIA 20-23 SEP 65 0 1 
16Tropical Storm PAUL 23-27 SEP 40 0 - 
17Hurricane-1 ROSA 2- 7 OCT 75 0 1 
18Hurricane-4 SUSAN 18-24 OCT 115 0 4 
19Tropical Storm SERGIO 18-21 OCT 35 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 Storm SERGIO (18-21 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-4 SUSAN (18-24 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: - Category: 4
Track
  • Hurricane-1 ROSA (02-07 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: - Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Storm PAUL (23-27 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-1 OLIVIA (20-23 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: - Category: 1
Track
  • Hurricane-4 NORMAN (30 AUG-07 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: - Category: 4
Track
  • Hurricane-1 MIRIAM (23 AUG-02 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: - Category: 1
Track
  • Tropical Storm LANE (19-24 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-2 KRISTY (18-28 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: - Category: 2
Track
  • Hurricane-2 JOHN (18-30 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: - Category: 2
Track
  • Hurricane-1 IVA (11-15 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: - Category: 1
Track
  • Hurricane-4 HECTOR (22-29 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: - Category: 4
Track
  • Hurricane-3 GILMA (13-20 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: - Category: 3
Track
  • Hurricane-4 FICO (09-28 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: - Category: 4
Track
  • Tropical Storm EMILIA (06-10 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-3 DANIEL (26 JUN-03 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: - Category: 3
Track
  • Hurricane-4 CARLOTTA (17-25 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: - Category: 4
Track
  • Tropical Storm BUD (17-20 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-1 ALETTA (30 MAY-01 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: - Category: 1