1979 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Eastern Pacific

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Hurricane ANDRES 31 MAY- 4 JUN 85 - 2 
2Tropical Storm BLANCA 21-25 JUN 45 - - 
3Tropical Storm CARLOS 14-16 JUL 45 - - 
4Hurricane DOLORES 17-23 JUL 105 - 3 
5Hurricane ENRIQUE 17-24 AUG 125 - 4 
6Hurricane FEFA 21-25 AUG 100 - 3 
7Hurricane GUILLERMO 8-13 SEP 65 - 1 
8Tropical Storm HILDA 4- 6 OCT 40 - - 
9Hurricane IGNACIO 23-30 OCT 125 938 4 
10Tropical Storm JIMENA 15-18 NOV 55 - - 

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

Tropical Storm JIMENA (15-18 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Hurricane IGNACIO (23-30 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: 938 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm HILDA (04-06 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Hurricane GUILLERMO (08-13 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Hurricane FEFA (21-25 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Hurricane ENRIQUE (17-24 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4

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Hurricane DOLORES (17-23 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm CARLOS (14-16 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm BLANCA (21-25 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Hurricane ANDRES (31 MAY-04 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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