1993 Atlantic hurricane season
|Season summary map|
|First storm formed||May 31, 1993|
|Last storm dissipated||September 30, 1993|
|Strongest storm||Emily – 960 mbar (hPa) (28.36 inHg), 115 mph (185 km/h)|
|Major hurricanes (Cat. 3+)||1|
|Total damage||> $297.7 million (1993 USD)|
|Atlantic hurricane seasons|
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
The 1993 Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1, 1993, and lasted until November 30, 1993. Storms can form outside these dates. Tropical Depression One, for example, formed on May 31. This season had low activity with only 8 storms. Four became hurricanes and 1 became a major hurricane.
Storms[change | change source]
Tropical Depression One[change | change source]
|Duration||May 31 – June 2|
|Peak intensity||35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min) 999 mbar (hPa)|
Tropical Depression One started on May 31, the day before the hurricane season began. It made landfall in Cuba before it could become a tropical storm. One also crossed into the Bahamas before it died on June 2. This depression killed 7 people in Cuba.
Tropical Storm Arlene[change | change source]
|Duration||June 18 – June 21|
|Peak intensity||40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min) 1000 mbar (hPa)|
On June 18, a tropical wave became Tropical Depression Two. It got stronger and became a tropical storm and got the name Arlene. Arlene made landfall in Texas on the next day. Tropical Storm Arlene died on June 29, it was not too far inland. The storm killed 6 people and caused $55 million in damage.
Tropical Storm Bret[change | change source]
|Duration||August 4 – August 11|
|Peak intensity||60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min) 1002 mbar (hPa)|
Tropical Storm Bret started on August 4 as Tropical Depression Three. It moved west becoming a tropical storm shortly later.
Other storms[change | change source]
- Tropical Storm Cindy
- Tropical Storm Dennis
- Hurricane Emily
- Hurricane Floyd
- Hurricane Gert
- Hurricane Harvey
- Tropical Depression Ten
Retirement[change | change source]
No names retired in the Spring of 1994, meaing, all names were rused again in during the 1999.