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Hurricanes Archive

Archives fromĀ http://weather.unisys.com/hurricane/atlantic/

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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 small> 131-155 Light Magenta
Hurricane 5 < 920 >135 >155 White

1955 – Janet

Hurricane Janet destroyed Corozal Town and Sarteneja and changed the area forever.

1960 – Abby

 

1961 – Hattie

Hurricane Hattie destroyed 75% of the buildings and kill almost 300 people in Belize City. Capital moved to Belmopan afterward.

1969 – Francelia

1971 – Edith

 

1974 – Carmen

1974 – Fifi

1978 – Greta

1993 – Gert

1998 – Mitch

2000 – Keith

2001 – Iris

 

2007 – Dean

2007 – Felix

2010 – RichardĀ 

 

2010 – Alex