1997 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Southern Indian Ocean

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm #1 8-13 JUL 35 - - 
2Tropical Storm #2 14-21 AUG 45 - - 
3Tropical Storm #3 2- 9 SEP 40 - - 
4Cyclone #4 15-23 OCT 65 - 1 
5Cyclone #5 28 OCT-12 NOV 125 - 4 
6Tropical Storm #6 19 NOV- 1 DEC 50 - - 
7Cyclone #7 20 NOV- 1 DEC 65 - 1 
8Cyclone #8 1-10 DEC 120 - 4 
9Tropical Storm #9 3-16 DEC 55 - - 
10Tropical Storm #10 10-17 DEC 45 - - 
11Tropical Storm #11 13-27 DEC 55 - - 
12Cyclone #12 22 DEC-16 JAN 85 - 2 
13Cyclone #13 19-30 DEC 90 - 2 
14Tropical Storm #14 25 DEC- 9 JAN 60 - - 
15Cyclone #15 30 DEC-11 JAN 80 - 1 
16Cyclone #16 1-11 JAN 120 - 4 
17Cyclone #17 8-17 JAN 70 - 1 
18Tropical Storm #18 7-13 JAN 45 - - 
19Cyclone #19 13 JAN-14 FEB 125 - 4 
20Cyclone #20 18-31 JAN 115 - 4 
21Cyclone #21 17-30 JAN 75 - 1 
22Cyclone #22 20 JAN- 3 FEB 65 - 1 
23Cyclone #23 1-17 FEB 90 - 2 
24Tropical Storm #24 8-12 FEB 45 - - 
25Cyclone #25 11-26 FEB 65 - 1 
26Tropical Storm #26 14-22 FEB 55 - - 
27Tropical Storm #27 16-26 FEB 45 - - 
28Tropical Storm #28 22-25 FEB 35 - - 
29Tropical Storm #29 21 FEB- 1 MAR 50 - - 
30Cyclone #30 25 FEB- 2 MAR 75 - 1 
31Cyclone #31 2-13 MAR 120 - 4 
32Cyclone #32 3-29 MAR 90 - 2 
33Cyclone #33 12-18 MAR 75 - 1 
34Tropical Storm #34 15-19 APR 55 - - 
35Cyclone #35 27 APR- 6 MAY 65 - 1 
36Cyclone #36 4-17 MAY 100 - 3 
37Tropical Storm #37 26-30 MAY 35 - - 
38Cyclone #38 5-15 JUN 115 - 4 
39Storm #92 22-24 JAN 25 - - 
40Storm #98 14-16 FEB 30 - - 
41Storm #99 13-13 JAN 25 - - 

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

Tropical Storm #1 (08-13 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #2 (14-21 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #3 (02-09 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Cyclone #4 (15-23 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Cyclone #5 (28 OCT-12 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm #6 (19 NOV-01 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Cyclone #7 (20 NOV-01 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Cyclone #8 (01-10 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm #9 (03-16 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Tropical Storm #10 (10-17 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #11 (13-27 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Cyclone #12 (22 DEC-16 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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Cyclone #13 (19-30 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #14 (25 DEC-09 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Cyclone #15 (30 DEC-11 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Cyclone #16 (01-11 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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Cyclone #17 (08-17 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #18 (07-13 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Cyclone #19 (13 JAN-14 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4

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Cyclone #20 (18-31 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4

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Cyclone #21 (17-30 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Cyclone #22 (20 JAN-03 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Cyclone #23 (01-17 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #24 (08-12 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Cyclone #25 (11-26 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #26 (14-22 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Tropical Storm #27 (16-26 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #28 (22-25 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #29 (21 FEB-01 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Cyclone #30 (25 FEB-02 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Cyclone #31 (02-13 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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Cyclone #32 (03-29 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Cyclone #33 (12-18 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #34 (15-19 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Cyclone #35 (27 APR-06 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Cyclone #36 (04-17 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #37 (26-30 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Cyclone #38 (05-15 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4

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Storm #92 (22-24 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 25

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Storm #98 (14-16 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 30

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Storm #99 (13-13 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 25

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