Tampico,Mexico'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.

Years within or near core
30 times in 150yrs end of 2021

Names from list above

Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio
TS=13, 43.33% H=17, 56.67%

Longest gap between storms
20 years 1967-1988

How often this area gets affected?
brushed or hit every 5 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for a few hours)
(11h)once every 13.64 years

Average years between major hurricane hits.(4)
once every 37.5 years

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

Statistically when this area should be affected next
before the end of 2026

Last affected by
2021 Hurricane Grace passes well south by 102miles with 120mph winds at closest approach.

This areas hurricane past
1921 Sept 7th,80mph from the ESE
1933 sept 15th, from the east 75mph .
1933 Sept 24th, 75mph from the east ,hundreds die from flooding
1947 August 15th, 115mph (hurdat) from the east. 1 death in Tampico & 18 others to the south.
1951 Aug 22nd,hurricane Charlie hits with 115mph winds (hurdat) from the east
1955 Sept 19th,hurricane Hilda hits with 120mph winds (hurdat) from the ESE causing bad damage & heavy flooding.200 killed,half of city underwater.Panuco river highest level in 30 years.
1956 July 26th,hurricane Ana hits just south with 80mph winds from the ESE press 29.26
1966 oct 10th hurricane Inez hits with 120mph winds from the east gusts to 127mph caused a 12 ft storm surge & kills 65. NHC Wallet
1967 Oct 4th,Hurricane Fern hits from the east with 75mph winds. NHC Wallet
1996 Aug 23rd, hurricane Dolly hits with 80mph winds press 29.15 just south from the ESE dumping heavy rain 2 killed 42 injured 100s of homes flooded. NHC report
2000,Oct 5th Hurricane Keith hits 20 miles to the north with 90mph winds from the ESE dumping heavy rains, 75mph winds reported in tampico. An elderly man was electrocuted in the city of Tampico in Mexico's northeastern state of Tamaulipas when he touched a live cable that had been blown down in his garden. Keith caused moderate damage as it left traffic signs damaged, some trees partially uprooted and billboards damaged. NHC Report

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