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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 $0 million (2016 USD)
Total fatalities 0


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


Seasonal forecasts

Source Date Named

storms

Hurricanes Major

hurricanes

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


Season Summary

Storms

Tropical Depression One

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 Alicia

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 Barry

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 Chantal

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


Hurricane Dean

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 Six

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 Erin

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 Felix

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 Gabrielle

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 Hugo

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







Timeline

wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale


Storm names

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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