1899 Atlantic hurricane season
Season summary map
First storm formed
June 26, 1899
Last storm dissipated
November 10, 1899
Hurricane San Ciriaco- 130 knots (240 km/h) –
$575,000 (1899 USD)
seasons 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901
1899 Atlantic hurricane season was during the summer and fall of 1899. Nine storms were seen during this time, five of them were hurricane and the other four were tropical storms. Hurricane Three or the Hurricane San Ciriaco was the longest lived Atlantic hurricane. It also killed about 3433 people, making it the tenth deadliest Atlantic hurricane.
Duration June 26 – June 27 Peak intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min)
Tropical Storm One was a weak tropical storm in late June. One started in the northwest corner of the
Gulf of Mexico. It made landfall in Texas and quickly died, the same day.
Duration July 26 – August 2 Peak intensity 100 mph (155 km/h) (1-min) 979 mbar ( hPa)
This storm was seen about 2 days before it hit
Hispaniola. It later hit Florida in the Panhandle on August 1. Two died the next day. This storm killed 6 people and caused almost $600,000 in damage.
Duration August 3 – September 4 Peak intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min) 930 mbar ( hPa)
Hurricane Three, which was called the
Hurricane San Ciriaco, was the longest lived hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean. The hurricane affected about six countries. This hurricane lived from August 3 to September 4, nearly a month. It killed about 3,433 people.
Duration August 29 – September 8 Peak intensity 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)
Hurricane Four was a category 2 hurricane that struck
Haiti in early September. The hurricane caused no damage or deaths.
Duration September 3 – September 15 Peak intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min) 939 mbar ( hPa)
Hurricane Five was a category 3 hurricane that mostly stayed at sea. But before it died, it hit
Newfoundland as a weak hurricane.
Duration October 2 – October 8 Peak intensity 60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)
Six was a strong tropical storm in early October, 1899. It died not very long after making a landfall near
Duration October 10 – October 14 Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)
Tropical Storm Seven was a weak tropical storm. It lasted during the middle of October, 1899. Seven did not affect any land.
Duration October 26 – November 4 Peak intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)
This category 2 hurricane struck
Cuba and South Carolina. It was a category 1 when it struck both of those places.
Duration November 7 – November 10 Peak intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min)
Tropical Storm Nine was the last storm in 1899. It lasted during early to mid
November in 1899. This storm also struck Cuba.