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Hurricane Units

Posted by Stephen Starner on August 25, 2014 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Here at CulpeperWeather we use a system called the Hurricane Units system to measure the intensity of hurricanes. It takes into account max wind and minimum pressure. Basically, it is wind³/pressure.

Cat 1 90-741

Cat 2 742-1193

Cat 3 1194-1809

Cat 4 1810-3278

Cat 5 3279-7179

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