1998 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 AGATHA 11-16 JUN 55 993 - 
2Hurricane BLAS 22-30 JUN 120 943 4 
3Tropical Storm CELIA 17-21 JUL 50 997 - 
4Hurricane DARBY 23 JUL- 1 AUG 100 958 3 
5Hurricane ESTELLE 29 JUL- 8 AUG 115 948 4 
6Tropical Storm FRANK 6-10 AUG 40 1001 - 
7Hurricane GEORGETTE 11-17 AUG 100 960 3 
8Hurricane HOWARD 20-30 AUG 130 932 4 
9Hurricane ISIS 1- 3 SEP 65 988 1 
10Tropical Storm JAVIER 6-14 SEP 50 995 - 
11Hurricane KAY 13-17 OCT 65 987 1 
12Hurricane LESTER 15-26 OCT 100 965 3 
13Hurricane MADELINE 16-20 OCT 75 979 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 MADELINE (16-20 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Min Pres: 979 Category: 1

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Hurricane LESTER (15-26 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 965 Category: 3

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Hurricane KAY (13-17 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 987 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm JAVIER (06-14 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 995

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Hurricane ISIS (01-03 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Min Pres: 988 Category: 1

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Hurricane HOWARD (20-30 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Min Pres: 932 Category: 4

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Hurricane GEORGETTE (11-17 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 960 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm FRANK (06-10 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 Min Pres: 1001

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Hurricane ESTELLE (29 JUL-08 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Min Pres: 948 Category: 4

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Hurricane DARBY (23 JUL-01 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Min Pres: 958 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm CELIA (17-21 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 Min Pres: 997

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Hurricane BLAS (22-30 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Min Pres: 943 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm AGATHA (11-16 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 Min Pres: 993

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