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5104 Caroline St Houston, Texas 77004 Phone: 713-529-3076 Fax: 713-528-3538 E-mail: wrc@wxresearch.org


TEXAS HURRICANE FACTS

Most Deaths1900 Galveston Hurricane: >8000 deaths
Highest Recorded Wind at Ground1970 Celia: Corpus Christi, 161 mph
Lowest Recorded Pressure1980 Allen - Gulf of Mexico 899 millibars (26.55 in.)
1988 Gilbert - Carribbean 888 millibars (26.22 in.)
Precipitation1979 Claudette: Alvin, 43.0 in.
Earliest in Season1871: June 1 - 5
Latest in Season1989 Jerry: October 12 - 16
Most Storms Per Season1933: 5 storms affected Texas

Weather Research Center
5104 Caroline St. Houston, Texas 77004
(713) 529-3076
E-mail wrc@wxresearch.org