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Trinidad (TTPP)

Location: 10.62N 61.35W

Tropical systems passing within 60nm (= 69mi.) of the island. Used latitude/longitude coordinates (10.62N,61.35W) might not be the center of the island. Often the location of the island weather station was used, which is normally at the airport.
Please note that not only hurricanes (h1-h5) are included but also tropical storms (ts). Wind/category reported is maximum measured while the system moved through region (box). Each category storm has its own color (see color bar below; ts=tropical storm; h1=category 1 hurricane; etc., see the guide for definitions). Different projections can be selected, the island projections are most zoomed in (select if you want to see how close the systems passed by the island [not available for regions]), while the world projection most zoomed out (select when you want to see the complete path of the storm). Winds are in miles per hour. It is also calculated how close the center of the storm came to the island, the so-called closest point of approach (cpoa, in miles).

Below you can see all stormtracks for each decade since 1851 for Trinidad. Note that the most recent 'decade' (2010) only consists of 1 year. All storms since 1851 in one image [colored spaghetti] can be found elsewhere. In the climatology section there is also a weekly analysis of the data which shows when the real peak of hurricane season is for Trinidad and a five-year analysis to find out if more storms have passed close by Trinidad recently.

Projection: Island | Caribbean | Atlantic | World |
[ts=tropical storm; h1=category 1 hurricane; etc.]

2010 - 2010
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

2000 - 2009
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
 1 Oct 2000    40   ts   53   JOYCE

1990 - 1999
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
25 Jul 1990    52   ts   69   ARTHUR
14 Aug 1990    40   ts   29   FRAN
 7 Aug 1993    58   ts    9   BRET

1980 - 1989
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

1970 - 1979
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
14 Aug 1974    46   ts   27   ALMA

1960 - 1969
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
20 Jul 1961    52   ts   69   ANNA
 1 Oct 1963   127   h3   51   FLORA

1950 - 1959
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

1940 - 1949
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

1930 - 1939
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
27 Jun 1933    81   h1   48   NOTNAMED

1920 - 1929
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

1910 - 1919
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

1900 - 1909
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

1890 - 1899
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
 7 Oct 1892    81   h1   33   NOTNAMED
27 Nov 1896    46   ts   26   NOTNAMED

1880 - 1889
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

1870 - 1879
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
 2 Sep 1878    92   h1   29   NOTNAMED

1860 - 1869
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

1851 - 1859
    date     wind  cat. cpoa  name
  NO STORMS PASSED BY THIS DECADE

Trinidad: all dec peak 5yr rank

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