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1979 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-2 ANDRES 31 MAY- 4 JUN 85 0 2 
2Tropical Storm BLANCA 21-25 JUN 45 0 - 
3Tropical Storm CARLOS 14-16 JUL 45 0 - 
4Hurricane-3 DOLORES 17-23 JUL 105 0 3 
5Hurricane-4 ENRIQUE 17-24 AUG 125 0 4 
6Hurricane-3 FEFA 21-25 AUG 100 0 3 
7Hurricane-1 GUILLERMO 8-13 SEP 65 0 1 
8Tropical Storm HILDA 4- 6 OCT 40 0 - 
9Hurricane-4 IGNACIO 23-30 OCT 125 938 4 
10Tropical Storm JIMENA 15-18 NOV 55 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 JIMENA (15-18 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-4 IGNACIO (23-30 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: 938 Category: 4
Track
  • Tropical Storm HILDA (04-06 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-1 GUILLERMO (08-13 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: - Category: 1
Track
  • Hurricane-3 FEFA (21-25 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: - Category: 3
Track
  • Hurricane-4 ENRIQUE (17-24 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 125 Min Pres: - Category: 4
Track
  • Hurricane-3 DOLORES (17-23 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: - Category: 3
Track
  • Tropical Storm CARLOS (14-16 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Tropical Storm BLANCA (21-25 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: - Category: TS
Track
  • Hurricane-2 ANDRES (31 MAY-04 JUN)
    Storm - Max Winds: 85 Min Pres: - Category: 2