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1972 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Northern Indian Ocean

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Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Cyclone #1 7-11 APR 85 - 2 
2Unknown Storm #2 25-27 JUN - - - 
3Unknown Storm #3 1- 2 JUL - - - 
4Unknown Storm #4 5- 6 JUL - - - 
5Unknown Storm #5 13-15 JUL - - - 
6Unknown Storm #6 5-12 AUG - - - 
7Unknown Storm #7 12-20 AUG - - - 
8Unknown Storm #8 28-31 AUG - - - 
9Cyclone #9 7-14 SEP 80 - 1 
10Cyclone #10 20-25 SEP 70 - 1 
11Unknown Storm #11 2- 5 OCT - - - 
12Unknown Storm #12 19-25 OCT - - - 
13Unknown Storm #13 13-21 NOV - - - 
14Cyclone #14 15-23 NOV 90 - 2 
15Unknown Storm #15 26-29 NOV - - - 
16Unknown Storm #16 1- 8 DEC - - - 
17Unknown Storm #17 5- 8 DEC - - - 
18Unknown Storm #18 20-20 DEC - - - 

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 Unknown Storm #18 (20-20 DEC)
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Track Unknown Storm #17 (05-08 DEC)
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Track Unknown Storm #16 (01-08 DEC)
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Track Unknown Storm #15 (26-29 NOV)
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Track Cyclone #14 (15-23 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Unknown Storm #13 (13-21 NOV)
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Track Unknown Storm #12 (19-25 OCT)
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Track Unknown Storm #11 (02-05 OCT)
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Track Cyclone #10 (20-25 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Cyclone #9 (07-14 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Unknown Storm #8 (28-31 AUG)
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Track Unknown Storm #7 (12-20 AUG)
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Track Unknown Storm #6 (05-12 AUG)
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Track Unknown Storm #5 (13-15 JUL)
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Track Unknown Storm #4 (05-06 JUL)
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Track Unknown Storm #3 (01-02 JUL)
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Track Unknown Storm #2 (25-27 JUN)
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Track Cyclone #1 (07-11 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2 TrackTracking information