1952 Pacific hurricane season

The 1952 Pacific hurricane season ran through the summer and fall of 1952. Of the seven known tropical cyclones, all remained at sea.

1952 Pacific hurricane season
Season summary map
Seasonal boundaries
First system formedMay 29, 1952
Last system dissipatedOctober 15, 1952
Strongest storm
NameSeven, Five
 • Maximum winds85 mph (140 km/h)
(1-minute sustained)
Seasonal statistics
Total storms7
Major hurricanes
(Cat. 3+)
Total fatalities0
Total damageUnknown
Related articles
Pacific hurricane seasons
1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954

Systems edit

Tropical Storm One edit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
DurationMay 29 – May 31
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min);

Tropical Storm One existed from May 29 to May 31.

Tropical Storm Two edit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
DurationJune 12 – June 16
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min);

Tropical Storm Two existed from June 12 to June 16.

Tropical Storm Three edit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
DurationJuly 19 – July 21
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min);

Tropical Storm Three existed from July 19 to July 21.

Hurricane Four edit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationJuly 24 – July 27
Peak intensity80 mph (130 km/h) (1-min);

Hurricane Four remained at sea.[1]

Hurricane Five edit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationSeptember 15 – September 22
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min);

A hurricane developed on September 15 southwest of Baja California and dissipated seven days later.[1] Moisture from Five produced 2 in (51 mm) of rainfall in the deserts and mountains of central and southern California.[2]

Tropical Storm Six edit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
DurationSeptember 26 – September 28
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min);

Tropical Storm Six existed from September 26 to September 28.

Hurricane Seven edit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
DurationOctober 13 – October 15
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min);

Hurricane Seven existed from October 13 to October 15.

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b National Hurricane Center; Hurricane Research Division; Central Pacific Hurricane Center (April 4, 2023). "The Northeast and North Central Pacific hurricane database 1949–2022". United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service. A guide on how to read the database is available here.   This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  2. ^ Jack Williams (May 5, 2005). "California's Tropical Cyclones". USA Today. Retrieved July 19, 2012.