1991 Halloween Nor'easter

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Halloween Storm
Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS/NWS)
Unnamed Hurricane 01 nov 1991 1906Z.jpg
Halloween Nor'easter on November 1 at peak intensity.
FormedOctober 28, 1991
DissipatedNovember 2, 1991
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 75 mph (120 km/h)
Lowest pressure980 mbar (hPa); 28.94 inHg
Damage$208 million (1991 USD)
Areas affectedeastern United States, Atlantic Canada
Part of the 1991 Atlantic hurricane season

The 1991 Halloween Nor’easter, also known as the Perfect Storm, was an atypical nor’easter which was extratropical, absorbed one hurricane, and ultimately evolved into a small hurricane late in its life cycle. The unnamed hurricane of 1991 was the last tropical cyclone of the 1991 Atlantic hurricane season, and its 4th hurricane. By November 2, Atlantic Canada experienced the effects of a landfalling tropical storm. Damage totaled $208 million (1991 USD)[1] and deaths climbed to 12 people. Most of the damage occurred while the storm was extratropical. The hurricane was the second costliest storm of the season, behind only Hurricane Bob.

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Tropical cyclones of the 1991 Atlantic hurricane season

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