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1953 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Southern Indian Ocean

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Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Unknown Storm #1 15-20 DEC - - - 
2Unknown Storm #2 16-19 DEC - - - 
3Unknown Storm #3 20-21 DEC - - - 
4Unknown Storm #4 2- 3 JAN - - - 
5Unknown Storm #5 7-16 JAN - - - 
6Unknown Storm #6 13-15 JAN - - - 
7Unknown Storm #7 14-21 JAN - - - 
8Unknown Storm #8 18-22 JAN - - - 
9Unknown Storm #9 26-29 JAN - - - 
10Unknown Storm #10 26-29 JAN - - - 
11Unknown Storm #11 4-10 FEB - - - 
12Unknown Storm #12 18-22 FEB - - - 
13Unknown Storm #13 20-22 FEB - - - 
14Unknown Storm #14 1- 8 MAR - - - 
15Unknown Storm #15 2- 8 MAR - - - 
16Unknown Storm #16 20-24 MAR - - - 
17Unknown Storm #17 21-22 MAR - - - 
18Unknown Storm #18 22-27 MAR - - - 
19Unknown Storm #19 1- 5 APR - - - 
20Unknown Storm #20 10-14 APR - - - 
21Unknown Storm #21 15-15 APR - - - 
22Unknown Storm #22 17-21 APR - - - 
23Unknown Storm #23 27 APR- 1 MAY - - - 

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 #23 (27 APR-01 MAY)
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Track Unknown Storm #22 (17-21 APR)
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Track Unknown Storm #21 (15-15 APR)
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Track Unknown Storm #20 (10-14 APR)
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Track Unknown Storm #19 (01-05 APR)
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Track Unknown Storm #18 (22-27 MAR)
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Track Unknown Storm #17 (21-22 MAR)
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Track Unknown Storm #16 (20-24 MAR)
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Track Unknown Storm #15 (02-08 MAR)
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Track Unknown Storm #14 (01-08 MAR)
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Track Unknown Storm #13 (20-22 FEB)
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Track Unknown Storm #12 (18-22 FEB)
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Track Unknown Storm #11 (04-10 FEB)
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Track Unknown Storm #10 (26-29 JAN)
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Track Unknown Storm #9 (26-29 JAN)
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Track Unknown Storm #8 (18-22 JAN)
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Track Unknown Storm #7 (14-21 JAN)
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Track Unknown Storm #6 (13-15 JAN)
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Track Unknown Storm #5 (07-16 JAN)
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Track Unknown Storm #4 (02-03 JAN)
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Track Unknown Storm #3 (20-21 DEC)
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Track Unknown Storm #2 (16-19 DEC)
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Track Unknown Storm #1 (15-20 DEC)
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