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The 1999 Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1st, 1999 and ended November 30th, 1999.


Seasonal forecasts

Source Date Named

storms

Hurricanes Major

hurricanes

NOAA May 3, 1999 15 7 3
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Actual activity 5 3 1


Season Summary

Storms

Storms
C1 Arlene
C2 Bret
TS Cindy
C3 Dennis
TS Emily

Hurricane Arlene

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
Tropical Storm Barry (1995).JPG
Duration June 23 – June 30
Peak intensity 75 mph (120 km/h) (1-min)  987 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Bret

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Keith (2000).jpg
Duration July 31 – August 8
Peak intensity 105 mph (165 km/h) (1-min)  962 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Cindy

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
TS Alex 31 july 1998 1804Z.jpg
Duration August 6 – August 10
Peak intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min)  998 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Dennis

Category 3 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Edouard- NEUS.JPG
Duration August 13 – August 28
Peak intensity 125 mph (205 km/h) (1-min)  945 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Emily

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Bret 7 August 1993.jpg
Duration August 15 – August 21
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  986 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Floyd

Category 5 hurricane (SSHWS)
Allen 07 aug 1980 1355Z N6.jpg
Duration August 20 – September 3
Peak intensity 165 mph (270 km/h) (1-min)  911 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Gert

Category 2 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Irene (1981).JPG
Duration August 20 – August 31
Peak intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min)  958 mbar (hPa)


Tropical Storm Harvey

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Hurricane Gordon (2000).JPG
Duration August 25 – September 1
Peak intensity 70 mph (110 km/h) (1-min)  986 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Irene

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Gert (1999) - Cropped - 10.JPG
Duration September 2 – September 18
Peak intensity 145 mph (230 km/h) (1-min)  934 mbar (hPa)


Hurricane Jose

Category 4 hurricane (SSHWS)
Hurricane Isaac (2000) GOES 9-28-00.jpg
Duration September 10 – September 25
Peak intensity 140 mph (220 km/h) (1-min)  939 mbar (hPa)






Timeline

wikipedia:Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale


Storm names

The following names will be used to name tropical and subtropical cyclones in the 1999 season.

  • Arlene
  • Bret
  • Cindy
  • Dennis
  • Emily
  • Floyd
  • Gert
  • Harvey
  • Irene
  • Jose
  • Katrina
  • Lenny
  • Maria
  • Nate (unused)
  • Ophelia (unused)
  • Philippe (unused)
  • Rita (unused)
  • Stan (unused)
  • Tammy (unused)
  • Vince (unused)
  • Wilma (unused)


Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) Rating

ACE (104 kt2) – Storm: Source
1 0.00 Storm 12 0.00 Storm
2 0.00 Storm 13 0.00 Storm
3 0.00 Storm 14 0.00 Storm
4 0.00 Storm 15 0.00 Storm
5 0.00 Storm 16 0.00 Storm
6 0.00 Storm 17 0.00 Storm
7 0.00 Storm 18 0.00 Storm
8 0.00 Storm 19 0.00 Storm
9 0.00 Storm 20 0.00 Storm
10 0.00 Storm 21 0.00 Storm
11 0.00 Storm 22 0.00 Storm
Total=0.0

ACE is the result of a storm's winds multiplied by how long it lasted for, so storms or subtropical storms (Originally not included up until 2012) that at lasted a long time , as well as particularly strong hurricanes , have higher ACE totals. Tropical Depressions are not included in season total.


Season effects

This is a table of the storms and their effects in the 1999 Atlantic hurricane season. This table includes the storm's names, duration, peak intensity, Areas affected (bold indicates made landfall in that region at least once), damages, and death totals. Deaths in parentheses are additional and indirect (an example of an indirect death would be a traffic accident), but are still storm-related. Damage and deaths include totals while the storm was extratropical, a wave or a low. All of the damage figures are in 2015 USD (the listed damage figure is in millions).

1999 North Atlantic tropical cyclone statistics
Storm
name
Dates active Storm category

at peak intensity

Max 1-min
wind
mph (km/h)
Min.
press.
(mbar)
Areas affected Damage
(millions USD)
Deaths


Arlene June 23 – June 30 Category 1 hurricane 75 (120) 987 None 0 0

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