1987 Atlantic hurricane season

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1987 Atlantic hurricane season
Season summary map
First storm formed May 25, 1987
Last storm dissipated November 4, 1987
Strongest storm Emily – 958 mbar (hPa) (28.3 inHg), 125 mph (205 km/h)
Total depressions 14
Total storms 7
Hurricanes 3
Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+) 1
Total fatalities 10
Total damage $73 million (1987 USD)
Atlantic hurricane seasons
1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989

The 1987 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1 1987 and ended November 30 1987. However, storm can form outside these dates for example, Tropical Depression One form on May 25. This season was average in activity. However it featured weak storms with only 3 hurricane and only 1 became a major hurricane.

Storms[change | change source]

  • Tropical Depression One
  • Tropical Storm Two
  • Hurricane Arlene
  • Tropical Depression Four
  • Tropical Storm Bret
  • Tropical Depression Six
  • Tropical Storm Cindy
  • Tropical Depression Eight
  • Tropical Depression Nine
  • Tropical Storm Dennis
  • Tropical Depression Eleven
  • Hurricane Emily
  • Hurricane Floyd
  • Tropical Depression Fourteen

Unused names[change | change source]

  • Gert (unused)
  • Harvey (unused)
  • Irene (unused)
  • Jose (unused)
  • Katrina (unused)
  • Lenny (unused)
  • Maria (unused)
  • Nate (unused)
  • Ophelia (unused)
  • Philippe (unused)
  • Rita (unused)
  • Stan (unused)
  • Tammy (unused)
  • Vince (unused)
  • Wilma (unused)

Retirement[change | change source]

No names retired.

Tropical cyclones of the 1987 Atlantic hurricane season

Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale
TD TS C1 C2 C3 C4 C5