Port au prince,Haiti's history with tropical systems
Current weather

(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)

Years within 60 miles
1958ts,1963m,1964brm,1966m,1967br,1979brm,1998,2003tsbr,2007-2ts,2008ts,2008br,2012ts,2015ts,2016br,2020bdts,2021tsbr not in stats)
42 times in 149yrs end of 2020

Names from list above

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=21, 50% H=21, 50%

Longest gap between storms
17 years 1910-1928

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 3.55 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for a few hours)
(10h)once every 14.90 years
Average years between major hurricane hits.(2)
once ev 74.5 years

Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts)
91 mph

Statistically when this area should be affected next
impacted in 2021

Last affected by
2021 July 3rd Tropical storm Elsa brushed 82 miles to the south with 65mph winds.

This areas hurricane past
1878 a number of people killed in aux cayes 80mph sept 4th from the S.E
1878 Sept 25th, 80mph from the south
1886 Aug 15th, 85mph from the ESE
1894 Sept 22nd,90mph from the ESE
1899 Sept 1st,80mph from the south
1908 Sept 28th,80mph from the S.E
1909 Aug 23rd,75mph from the ESE
1963 Oct 3rd Hurricane Flora passes just S.W by 54 miles with 145 mph winds. News video
1966 sept 29th hurricane Inez hits with 115mph winds from the ESE killing 750 in Haiti. Air force recon reports pressure of 29.15 just West of Port au prince on evening of 29th,a rise of 60mb uncertain as a major hit for haiti.newspaper headline
1998 Sept 23rd,hurricane Georges passes to the north with 80mph winds from the east,heavy rain kills over 100 in haiti. North coast reports heavy flooding. NHC report

Stat sources: NHC Track maps/hurdat2/cyclone reports Hurricane research division
Text Sources:(alp)....Divine Wind Kerry Emanuel.....Florida Hurricanes & Tropical Storms John M. Williams & Iver W.Duedall.....Florida's Hurricane History Jay Barnes.....Hurricane Almanac Bryan Norcross.....hurricanecity.com (calculations) Jim Williams.....Hurricanes and the Middle Atlantic States Rick Schwartz.....Hurricane Watch Dr. Bob Sheets & Jack Williams.....Inside the Hurricane Pete Davies..... Isaac's Storm Erik Larson..... Killer Cane Robert Mykle.....Lunatic Wind William Price Fox....Miami Herald newspaper(microfilm).....Path of destruction John McQuaid & Mark Schleifstein.....Sun sentinel newspaper(microfilm).....The Major Hurricanes to affect the Bahamas Wayne Neely.....The Ship & the Storm Jim Carrier.....plus many more.............
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