Cape Verde Islands 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
1892,1893ts,1901ts,1923ts,1924ts,1927ts,1934tsbr,1948tsbr,1961ts,1982ts,1984ts,2010ts,2015,
13 times in 145yrs end of 2016




Names from list above
Debbie,Beryl,Fran,Julia,Fred,

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=11, 84.62% H=2, 15.38%

Longest gap between storms
25 years 1985-2009

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 11.15 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(2)
once every 72.5 years

Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)
80mph

Statistically when this area should be affected next
before the end of 2026

Last affected by
2015 Aug 31st,2015 Hurricane Fred hits from the ESE with 80mph winds.



This areas hurricane past
1892 Sept 13th,80mph from the ESE hits southern Islands.
2015 Aug 31st,Hurricane Fred hits from the ESE with 80mph winds.


Stat sources: NHC Track maps/hurdat2/cyclone reports | Unisys hurricane database | Hurricane reseach division
Text Sources:(alp)....Divine Wind Kerry Emanuel.....Florida Hurricanes & Tropical Storms John M. Williams & Iver W.Duedall.....Florida's Hurricane History Jay Barnes.....Hurricane Almanac Bryan Norcross.....hurricanecity.com (calculations) Jim Williams.....Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States Rick Scwartz.....Hurricane Watch Dr. Bob Sheets & Jack Williams.....Inside the Hurricane Pete Davies..... Isaac's Storm Erik Larson..... Killer Cane Robert Mykle.....Lunatic Wind William Price Fox...Miami Herald newspaper(microfilm).....Path of destruction John McQuaid & Mark Schleifstein.....Stormscaping Pamela Crawford.....Sudden Sea R.A Scotti.....Sun sentinel newspaper(microfilm).....The Major Hurricanes to affect the Bahamas Wayne Neely.....The Ship & the Storm Jim Carrier.....plus many more.............
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