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The 1956 Pacific hurricane season ran through the summer and fall of 1956. Eleven tropical systems were observed this season.[1]

1956 Pacific hurricane season
1956 Pacific hurricane season summary map.png
Season summary map
Seasonal boundaries
First system formedMay 18, 1956
Last system dissipatedOctober 18, 1956
Strongest storm
NameHurricane One
 • Maximum winds85 mph (140 km/h)
(1-minute sustained)
 • Lowest pressure979 mbar (hPa; 28.91 inHg)
Seasonal statistics
Total storms11
Hurricanes7
Major hurricanes
(Cat. 3+)
0
Total fatalities0
Total damageNone
Related articles
Pacific hurricane seasons
1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958

Contents

SystemsEdit

Hurricane OneEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
  
DurationMay 18 – May 19
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  979 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane One existed from May 18 to May 19.

Tropical Storm TwoEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationMay 30 – June 3
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1000 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Two existed from May 30 to June 3.

Hurricane ThreeEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
  
DurationJune 9 – June 10
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  985 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Three existed from June 9 to June 10.

Hurricane FourEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
  
DurationJune 12 – June 14
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  984 mbar (hPa)

A hurricane hit southern Mexico in June.[1]

Hurricane FiveEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
  
DurationJuly 9 – July 12
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  999 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Five existed from July 9 to July 12.

Tropical Storm SixEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationJuly 14 – July 16
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  998 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Six existed from July 14 to July 16.

Hurricane SevenEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
  
DurationAugust 22 – August 25
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  997 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Seven existed from August 22 to August 25.

Tropical Storm EightEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationSeptember 3 – September 3
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1006 mbar (hPa)

Tropical Storm Eight existed on September 3.

Hurricane NineEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
  
DurationSeptember 4 – September 6
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  990 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Nine existed from September 4 to September 6.

Hurricane TenEdit

Category 1 hurricane (SSHWS)
  
DurationSeptember 12 – September 17
Peak intensity85 mph (140 km/h) (1-min)  986 mbar (hPa)

Hurricane Ten existed from September 12 to September 17.

Tropical Storm ElevenEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationOctober 16 – October 18
Peak intensity50 mph (85 km/h) (1-min)  1006 mbar (hPa)

A tropical storm formed in mid-October.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c National Hurricane Center; Hurricane Research Division; Central Pacific Hurricane Center. "The Northeast and North Central Pacific hurricane database 1949–2017". United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service. A guide on how to read the database is available here.