Cap Haitien,Haiti'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.

Years within or near core
1876bdtsbr,1878ts,1878tsbd,1883bd,1887ts,1889bdbr,1896br,1899-2br,1902tsbdbr,1908bdts,1916bdts,1928bdtsbr,1938bdts,1948ts,1954br,1955br,1975ts,1979
1979ts,1987bdts,1994tsbr,1998,2000ts,2007-2tsbr,2008tsbr,2008ts,2010br,2015tsbr
30 times in 145yrs end of 2016




Names from list above
Hazel,Hilda,Eloise,Frederic,David,Emily,Gordon,Georges,Noel,Olga,Fay,Hanna,Tomas,Erika,

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=20, 66.67% H=10, 33.33%

Longest gap between storms
19 years 1955-1975

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 4.83 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for at least a few hours)
(3h)once every 48.33 years

Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)
93mph

Statistically when this area should be affected next
before the end of 2020

Last affected by
2015 Aug 28th Tropical storm Erika passes well south with 45mph winds.

This areas hurricane past
1883 Sept 6th , 85mph from the S.E
1979 sept 1st Hurricane David passes just south from the S.E with 115mph winds after earler being a cat 5 at landfall in santo damingo,many killed here by heavy rains. David page
1994 tropical storm gordon well to the west dumps heavy rain here killing 1,000----
1998 Sept 23rd, 80mph just south from the east,Hurricane Georges destroys dozens of homes here & heavy flooding 87 killed in Haiti.



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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