Jacmel,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 near or within core winds
1873,1875br,1878-2,1886bd,1886ts,1887ts,1894br,1896tsbr,1898tsbr,1899,1901tsbr,1908,1910,1915br,1917br,1928,1930bdtsbr,1931bdts,1932ts,1933-2ts,
1948ts,1958,1958ts,1963,1964,1966,1967br,1980br,1988br,1994tsbr,1998br,2001tsbr,2003tsbr,2007ts,2008tsbr,2008,2011ts,2012ts,2015ts,2016br
42 times in 145yrs end of 2016




Names from list above
Hazel,ella,gerda,Flora,cleo,Inez,Beulah,Allen,Gilbert,Gordon,Georges,Iris,Odette,Noel,Fay,Gustav,Emily,Isaac,Erika,Matthew

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=20, 47.62% H=22, 52.38%

Longest gap between storms
14 years 1933-1948

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 3.45 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(usually within 40 miles to include small hurricanes)
(13h)once every 11.15 years

Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)
100mph

Statistically when this area should be affected next
affected in 2016

Last affected by
2016 ,Oct 4th Hurricane Matthew passes well to the west with 145mph winds while moving north.

This areas hurricane past
1873 110mph sept 28th from the SE just west
1878 sept 4th 90mph moving NW
1878 Sept 25th,80mph from the south
1886 Aug 15th,85mph from the ESE
1899 Sept 1st,80mph from the south
1908 Sept 28th, 80mph from the S.E
1910 Sept 8th,80mph from the east passes just south
1928 Aug 10th ,80mph from the ESE
1958 Sept 1st,hurricane Ella hits with 110mph from the S.E
1963 Oct 3rd Flora hits just south from the S.E with 145mph winds killing many & causing total devestation.
1964 aug 24th hurricane Cleo just south from the ESE with 150mph winds kills 192 people with storm surge & heavy rains. approx 20 miles wide swath of damage. Hurricane hunter aircraft reports heavy damage to wings.
1966 sept 29th hurricane Inez hits with 115mph winds from the ESE,1,000 killed another 1,100 washed up on the beach after the hurricane. Total devestation after hitting around 2 to 4 PM AST. newspaper headline
2008 Aug 26th Hurricane Gustav hits with 90mph winds while slowly moving N.W killing 25 in Jacmel due to flooding.Gustav model history


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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