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1996 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 1- 8 MAY 40 - - 
2Tropical Storm #2 9-12 JUN 40 - - 
3Tropical Storm #3 11-18 JUN 45 - - 
4Cyclone #4 15-25 JUN 65 - 1 
5Cyclone #5 14 OCT- 2 NOV 65 - 1 
6Tropical Storm #6 21-29 OCT 45 - - 
7Cyclone #7 1- 7 NOV 115 - 4 
8Cyclone #8 26 NOV- 7 DEC 75 - 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

Track Cyclone #8 (26 NOV-07 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Cyclone #7 (01-07 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #6 (21-29 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Cyclone #5 (14 OCT-02 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Cyclone #4 (15-25 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #3 (11-18 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #2 (09-12 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #1 (01-08 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information