1996 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Eastern Pacific

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm #1 13-16 MAY 45 1000 - 
2Hurricane ALMA 20-27 JUN 90 969 2 
3Hurricane BORIS 27 JUN- 1 JUL 80 979 1 
4Tropical Storm CRISTINA 1- 3 JUL 60 991 - 
5Hurricane DOUGLAS 29 JUL- 6 AUG 115 946 4 
6Tropical Storm ELIDA 30 AUG- 6 SEP 55 994 - 
7Hurricane FAUSTO 10-14 SEP 105 955 3 
8Tropical Storm GENEVIEVE 27 SEP- 9 OCT 45 999 - 
9Hurricane HERNAN 30 SEP- 4 OCT 75 980 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 HERNAN (30 SEP-04 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 980 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm GENEVIEVE (27 SEP-09 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 999

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Hurricane FAUSTO (10-14 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Min Pres: 955 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm ELIDA (30 AUG-06 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 994

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Hurricane DOUGLAS (29 JUL-06 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 946 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm CRISTINA (01-03 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 Min Pres: 991

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Hurricane BORIS (27 JUN-01 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Min Pres: 979 Category: 1

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Hurricane ALMA (20-27 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Min Pres: 969 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #1 (13-16 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 Min Pres: 1000

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