2004 atlantic hurricane season


Hurricane Alberto

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationJune 29 – July 6
Peak intensity115 mph (185 km/h) (1-min)  962 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Bonnie

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
DurationJuly 31 – August 4
Peak intensity45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)

Strikes NE Mexico as a slow moving weak tropical storm, causing major flooding damage up to $656 million USD alongside 33 deaths.

Hurricane Clyde

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
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DurationAugust 9 – August 16
Peak intensity75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Danielle

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationAugust 15 – September 2
Peak intensity185 mph (295 km/h) (1-min)  887 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Ernesto

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationAugust 28 – September 7
Peak intensity110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)  968 mbar (hPa)

Brushes US Virgin Islands as category one, causing moderate damage and one death, peaks as high end category two then makes landfall near the SC/NC border as lower end category two causing significant damage--mainly from excessive storm surge--amounting up to $833 million USD alongside 11 deaths. A total of 12 deaths and $915 million USD in damage is reported.

Tropical Storm Florence

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
DurationAugust 31 – September 7
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)

Strikes SE Florida as strong tropical storm, causing minor damage up to $72 million USD alongside one death, then makes landfall near Mobile Bay AL as weaker tropical storm causing minimal to no damage.

Subtropical Storm Gordon

Subtropical storm (SSHWS)
DurationSeptember 4 – September 11
Peak intensity60 mph (95 km/h) (1-min)  995 mbar (hPa)

Stalled near NC Outer Banks as subtropical storm, causing minimal coastal flooding damage and one drowning death from high surf.

Hurricane Helene

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationSeptember 14 – September 29
Peak intensity145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min)  938 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Igor

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationSeptember 19 – September 30
Peak intensity125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  957 mbar (hPa)

Strikes South Florida as category one causing considerable damage up to $262 million USD alongside 2 deaths, peaks as category three in Gulf Of Mexico and makes a final landfall near the MS/AL border as category two, causing extensive surge damage up to $1.7 billion USD along with 23 deaths. A total of 25 deaths and nearly $1.8 billion USD in damage occurs.

Hurricane Jolene

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationSeptember 27 – October 11
Peak intensity140 mph (220 km/h) (1-min)  940 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Kirk

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationOctober 19 – October 25
Peak intensity80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min)  980 mbar (hPa)

Peaks as category one in GOM, strikes just north of Tampa Bay area as strong tropical storm causing minor to moderate damage up to $99 million USD in damage along with 6 deaths from flooding.

Hurricane Laura

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationOctober 22 – November 2
Peak intensity110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)  967 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Marco

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationOctober 29 – November 9
Peak intensity135 mph (215 km/h) (1-min)  947 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Nicole

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
DurationOctober 31 – November 7
Peak intensity70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Otto

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Charley 
DurationNovember 13 – November 21
Peak intensity160 mph (260 km/h) (1-min)  917 mbar (hPa)


wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale