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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 (SSHWS)
Tropical Storm Danielle (1980).jpg
Duration June 28 – June 30
Peak intensity 35 mph (55 km/h) (1-min)  1004 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Alicia

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


Tropical Storm Barry

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


Tropical Storm Chantal

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


Hurricane Dean

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


Tropical Depression Six

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


Hurricane Erin

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


Hurricane Felix

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


Tropical Storm Gabrielle

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


Tropical Storm Hugo

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Subtropical Storm Three (1981).JPG
Duration October 31 – November 4
Peak 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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