Spring Hill Florida'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).
Spring Hill most likely to be hit by a hurricane between september 7th and september 13th
Years within or near core
2000tsbr,2001tsbr,2004-2 bdts,2012tsbr,2013tsbr,2016ts,2017bd,2020ts,2021tsbr,2022br,2022bdts,2023brm
76 times in 152 years end of 2023

Names from list above

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=48, 63.16% H=28, 36.84%
only 6.58% of all tropical systems affecting Spring Hill are major hurricanes this includes brushes

Longest gap between storms
9 years 1950-1960

How often Spring Hill gets affected?
brushed or hit every 2 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(15)
once every 10.13 years state stats

Average years between major hurricane hits.(3)
once every 50.67 years

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

Statistically when Spring Hill should be affected next
before the end of 2025

Last affected by
2023 August 30th Hurricane Idalia brushes well to the N.W at closest approach by 89 miles with 130mph winds moving NNE.

Spring Hill's hurricane history
1874 Sept 27th,80mph from the S.W just north
1878 sept 10th 105mph from the SSW
1880 Oct 8th 80mph from the SW just north
1886 July 18th 80mph from the SSW
1888 Oct 10th, 105mph to the north while hitting Cedar Key from the WSW
1896 sept 29th 125mph just west while moving NNE.Hit Map
1921 Oct 25th 100mph from the SW
1928 sept 17th 105mph from the SE passes just east
1935 Sept 4th,95mph to the west from the south
1945 June 24th 80mph came in just North from the S.W.
1949 Aug 27th 75 mph just east from the south (hurdat2)
1950 Sept 5th Hurricane Easy hits while looping from the west with 105mph winds.(hurdat) weather map | hit map
1960 Sept 11th Major Hurricane Donna passes just East while moving north with 115mph winds. more here | NHC Wallet
1968 Oct 18th Hurricane Gladys hits with 80mph winds from the S.W. NHC Wallet
1985 Hurricane Elena with 115mph winds brushes by to the west while looping in the gulf 65 miles to the west causing some coastal flooding here newspaper article #1 | newspaper article #2
2017 Sept 11th, Hurricane Irma passes just 11 miles east with 75mph winds while moving north. USGS surge info | NHC report | Radar animation (Brian McNoldy)

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