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1983 Atlantic hurricane season
First storm formed June 28
Last storm dissipated November 4
Strongest storm Alicia - 903 mb, 175 mph
Total depressions 10
Total storms 8
Hurricanes 4
Major hurricanes 2
Total damages $7.1 billion (2016 USD)
Total fatalities 250

The 1983 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1st, 1983 and ended November 30th, 1983.



Seasonal forecastsEdit

Source Date Named

storms

Hurricanes Major

hurricanes

NOAA May 2, 1983 10 5 2
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Actual activity 8 4 2

Season SummaryEdit

StormsEdit

Tropical Depression OneEdit

Tropical depression (SSHS)
Tropical Storm Danielle (1980).jpg
Duration June 28 – June 30
Intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min),  1004 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane AliciaEdit

Category 5 hurricane (SSHS)
Typhoon tip peak.jpg
Duration August 1 – August 16
Intensity 175 mph (280 km/h) (1-min),  903 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm BarryEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Tropical Storm Jose (1981).jpg
Duration August 9 – August 13
Intensity 50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min),  996 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm ChantalEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Hurricane-Emmy-1976.jpg
Duration August 12 – August 18
Intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min),  983 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane DeanEdit

Category 3 hurricane (SSHS)
Alicia 17 aug 1983 2116Z.jpg
Duration August 31 – September 6
Intensity 120 mph (195 km/h) (1-min),  954 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Depression SixEdit

Tropical depression (SSHS)
Tropical Storm Gert (1981).JPG
Duration September 2 – September 4
Intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min),  1003 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane ErinEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHS)
Eye of hurricane debbie (1969).jpg
Duration September 3 – September 7
Intensity 85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min),  980 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane FelixEdit

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
Hurricane Irene (1981).jpg
Duration September 10 – September 18
Intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min),  962 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm GabrielleEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
2-L Jun 5 1981 1451Z.jpg
Duration October 19 – October 21
Intensity 40 mph (65 km/h) (1-min),  1000 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm HugoEdit

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Subtropical Storm Three (1981).JPG
Duration October 31 – November 4
Intensity 65 mph (100 km/h) (1-min),  989 mbar (hPa)



TimelineEdit

wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale


Storm namesEdit

The following names will be used to name tropical and subtropical cyclones in the 1983 season.

  • Alicia
  • Barry
  • Chantal
  • Dean
  • Erin
  • Felix
  • Gabrielle
  • Hugo
  • Iris (unused)
  • Jerry (unused)
  • Karen (unused)
  • Luis (unused)
  • Marilyn (unused)
  • Noel (unused)
  • Opal (unused)
  • Pablo (unused)
  • Roxanne (unused)
  • Sebastien (unused)
  • Tanya (unused)
  • Van (unused)
  • Wendy (unused)

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