Antigua's history with tropical systems
Current weather

(br)=brush (ts)=Tropical Storm (bd)=Back Door,meaning coming from over land from opposite coast.Not all names are noted,also storms before 1950 were not named.Not every stat on every storm description is given(since 1871).

Years within or near core
1871,1872ts,1876br,1878tsbr,1881tsbr,1888ts,1889,1889ts,1893br,1896-2ts,1898tsbr,1899-2,1899br,1900ts,1901ts
,1906,1909,1910,1915,1922,1924,1928,1930br,1931tsbr,1932br,1932tsbr,1933-2ts,1950-2,1956br,1959ts,
1960,1963ts,1964br,1966br,1966,1979ts,1989,1990,1995ts,1995,1996,1998,1999,1999ts,2000ts,2009tsbr, 2010br,2011-2ts,(2014 ts not in stats)
53 times in 142yrs end of 2013


Names from list above
Baker,Dog,Betsy,Edith,Alice,Donna,Helena,Cleo,Inez,Faith,Frederic,Hugo,klaus,Iris,
Luis,Marilyn,Bertha,Georges,Jose ,Lenny,Debby,Erika,Earl,Irene,Maria,Gonzalo,


Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=23, 44.23% H=29, 55.77%

Longest gap between storms
16 years 1933-1950

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 2.68 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(21)
once every 6.76 years

Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)
109mph

Statistically when this area should be affected next
affected in 2014

Last affected by
2014 Tropical storm Gonzalo hits with 65mph winds from the ESE on Oct 13th.



This areas hurricane past
1871 aug 21st a hurricane hits with 115mph winds moving WNW
1889 Sept 2nd, 85mph from the S.E just south
1899 Aug 7th, 150mph from the ESE just south
1899 Aug 30th, 80mph from the East
1906 Sept 1st, 105mph from the S.E just north
1909 Aug 21,85mph from the ESE just south
1910 sept 6th 80mph from the east
1915, Aug 10th,90mph from the east just south
1922 Sept 15th,90mph from the S.E just north
1924 Aug 28th 110mph from the S.E
1928 Sept 12th,130mph just south from the ESE
1950 Aug 22nd, 95mph from the east just south hurricane Baker
1950,sept 1st hurricane dog 145mph winds(hurdat)from the S.E just east, 8 ft storm surge reported.
1960 Hurricane Donna hits Sept 5th with 155mph winds from the ESE causing a 5 ft storm surge drowning 107 people in the northern Antilles,majority killed in Puerto Rico.
1966 Sept 27th, 125mph winds Hurricane Izez passes to the south from the east
1989 Sept 17th, Hurricane Hugo passes to the south with 145mph winds while moving WNW
1990 hurricane klaus oct 5th hit just north as a cat 1 75mph from the S.E near barbuda
1995 hurricane luis hits sept 5th with 140mph winds press 27.88 from the east,4 hotels washed into the sea hospitals & homes destroyed
1996 July 8th, hurricane Bertha passes to north with 80mph winds from the ESE causing some minor roof damage
1998 hurricane Georges sept 21st passes nearby with 110mph winds from the ESE causing moderate to heavy damage here ,2 deaths,Flooding along south coast towns,Caused Island wide power outage. Hundreds of roofs ripped off.
1999 oct 20th hurricane Jose hits direct with 100mph winds.Many homes damaged unconfirmed reports well over 100mph winds press 29.05 moving N.W @ 12mph.Sustained near 80mph.



Text Sources:The Major Hurricanes to affect the Bahamas Wayne Neely.....Hurricane Watch Dr. Bob Sheets & Jack Williams.....Inside the Hurricane Pete Davies.....The Ship & the Storm Jim Carrier.....Lunatic Wind William Price Fox...Sudden Sea R.A Scotti.....Hurricane Almanac Bryan Norcross.....Divine Wind Kerry Emanuel.....Florida's Hurricane History Jay Barnes.....Stormscaping Pamela Crawford.....Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States Rick Scwartz..... Killer Cane Robert Mykle..... Isaac's Storm Erik Larson.....Florida Hurricanes & Tropical Storms John M. Williams & Iver W.Duedall.....Path of destruction John McQuaid & Mark Schleifstein.....Sun sentinel newspaper(microfilm).....Miami Herald newspaper(microfilm).....NOAA research division.....hurricanecity.com (calculations) Jim Williams.....
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