(br)=brush (ts)=Tropical Storm
(bd)=Back Door,meaning coming from over land from opposite coast.Not all names
are noted,also storms before 1950 were not named.Not every stat on every storm
description is given(since 1871).
within or near core 1872ts,1877br,1879ts,1881ts,1885ts,1887-2ts,1889ts,1892ts,1893tsbr,1893,1894tsbr,1895ts,1900ts,1901,1906,1907ts,1911ts,1912,1914bdts,1915tsbr,1916,1917brm,1923-2ts,1926, 1932,1932bdts,1947,1948tsbr,1950br,1955-2ts,1956br,1960(hurdat),1964xtropstbd,1965brm,1969m,1979m,1985m,1985tsbr,1995brm,1998,2001bdsubts,2002-2ts,2003tsbr,2004m,2005bdts, 2005m,2009ts,2011tsbr,2017ts,2017,2018ts,2020ts,2020-2br,2021ts,2021mbr 60 times in 150yrs end of 2021
Names from list above Baker,Brenda,Flossy,Hilda,Ethel,Betsy,Camille,Frederic,Juan,Elena,Opal,Georges,Allison,Hanna,Isidore,Bill,Ivan,Cindy,Katrina,Ida,Lee,Cindy,Nate,Gordon,Cristobal,Sally,Zeta,Claudette,Ida,
Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio TS=35, 58.62% H=25, 41.38%
Longest gap between storms 14 years 1933-1946
How often Biloxi
gets affected? brushed or hit every 2.50 years
Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for a few hours) (16h)once every 9.38 years State stats
Average years between direct major hurricane hits.(major hurricane at adv upon passage) (4) Every 37.5 years
Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts) 102mph
Statistically when Biloxi should be affected
next before the end of 2024
by 2021 Aug 29th Hurricane Ida passes well to the west by 89 miles while moving north with 115mph winds.