Veracruz 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.(since 1871)

Years within or near core
20 times in 152 yrs end of 2023

Names from list above

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 7.6 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits in Veracruz.(hurricane force winds for a few hours)
(3h)once every 50.67 years

Average years between major hurricane hits in Veracruz.(1)
not enough data

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

Statistically when Veracruz should be affected next
before the end of 2025

Veracruz 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.

Veracruz 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(Brian McNoldy, Univ. of Miami, Rosenstiel School)

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 (calculations) Jim many more.............
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