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1980 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 
1Tropical Storm #1 10-20 OCT 35 - - 
2Unknown Storm #2 16-19 OCT - - - 
3Tropical Storm #3 12-19 NOV 35 - - 
4Unknown Storm #4 3- 7 DEC - - - 
5Tropical Storm #5 12-17 DEC 35 - - 

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 #5 (12-17 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 TrackTracking information
Track Unknown Storm #4 (03-07 DEC)
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Track Tropical Storm #3 (12-19 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 TrackTracking information
Track Unknown Storm #2 (16-19 OCT)
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Track Tropical Storm #1 (10-20 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 TrackTracking information