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1910 Atlantic hurricane season
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First storm formed August 23, 1910
Last storm dissipated October 21, 1910
Strongest storm #5 – 130 knots (150 mph) –
Total fatalities 712
Total damage $189,000 (1901 USD)
($3.9 million, 2005 USD)
1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912

The 1910 Atlantic hurricane season was the period of 1910 when tropical storms formed. It happened during the summer and the first half of fall in 1910. The season was quiet, with only five known storms.


Tropical Storm One

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration August 23 – August 29
Intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min),  Unknown

The first storm formed on August 23. It hit Hispaniola as a weak tropical storm.

Tropical Storm Two

Tropical storm (SSHS)
Duration August 26 – August 31
Intensity 45 mph (75 km/h) (1-min),  Unknown

The second storm was another weak tropical storm that hit northeast Mexico.

Hurricane Three

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration September 5 – September 15
Intensity 110 mph (175 km/h) (1-min),  Unknown

The first hurricane of the season was a strong Category 2 storm. It moved through the Caribbean and Greater Antilles.

Hurricane Four

Category 2 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration September 24 – September 29
Intensity 100 mph (155 km/h) (1-min),  Unknown

Another hurricane moved past Bermuda. It caused only minor damage.

Hurricane Five

Category 4 hurricane (SSHS)
Duration October 9 – October 23
Intensity 150 mph (240 km/h) (1-min),  924 mbar (hPa)

The last storm was the strongest hurricane of the season. It was a strong Category 4 hurricane that moved through western Caribbean.

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