(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 1923ts,1931,1932ts,1944br,1949ts,1950,1955br,1980tsbr,1984tsbr,2003tsbr,2005-2tsbr,2010m,2011-2ts,2012ts,2013-2ts,2016ts,2017br 20
times in 149 yrs end of 2020
Names from list
Tropical Storm to Hurricane ratio TS=14, 70.00% H=6, 30.00%
Longest gap between storms 24 years 1955-1980
How often this area gets
affected? brushed or hit every 7.45 years
Average years between direct hurricane hits.(hurricane force winds for a few hours) (3h)once every 49.66 years
Average years between major hurricane hits.(1) not enough data
Average MPH of hurricane hits. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts) 98mph
Statistically when this area should be affected
next before the end of 2025
Last affected by 2017 Aug 10th Hurricane Franklin passes 55 miles to the north of here while moving west with 80mph winds. Dumps between 12 and 16 inches of rain in Veracruz.
This areas hurricane past 1931 sept 16th hit with 85mph winds just south from the ENE. 1950 Hurricane Item hits with 90mph (hurdat) on Oct 10th from the N.E.
2010 sept 17th,Hurricane Karl hits just north with 120mph winds from the ENE while weakening quickly. Heavy flooding in Veracruz & surrounding areas. In the municipality of Teocelo, two trucks with five persons on board were swept away by the current of the fish River. Two occupants, identified as Diego López López and Lucius Morales, bodies were located metres later and the remaining three were declared as missing. video | Radar animation
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