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Landfalling Tropical Cyclones in the Southeastern US

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The table below depicts all hurricanes that have made landfall in North Carolina.

Storm Name Max Classification Year Max Winds Min Pressure
Unnamed Category 3 1852 100
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1856 50
Unnamed Category 2 1857 90
Unnamed Category 1 1861 70
Unnamed Category 1 1861 70
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1863 60
Unnamed Category 1 1872 70
Unnamed Category 3 1876 100
Unnamed Category 2 1878 90
Unnamed Category 3 1879 100
Unnamed Category 1 1880 70
Unnamed Category 2 1881 90
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1882 50
Unnamed Category 3 1883 110
Unnamed Category 2 1888 95
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1893 50
Unnamed Category 3 1894 105
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1897 60
Unnamed Category 1 1897 70
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1897 55
Unnamed Category 4 1899 130
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1900 40
Unnamed Category 1 1901 70
Unnamed Category 1 1901 70
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1907 55
Unnamed Category 1 1908 70
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1908 45
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1910 40
Unnamed Category 4 1910 130
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1912 60
Unnamed Category 1 1913 75
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1916 45
Unnamed Category 1 1918 65
Unnamed Category 1 1920 75
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1925 80
Unnamed Category 3 1933 105
Unnamed Category 3 1933 105
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1938 40
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1942 35
Unnamed Category 1 1944 80
Unnamed Category 3 1945 100
Barbara Category 2 1953 95
Carol Category 2 1954 85
Connie Category 4 1955 125
Diane Category 3 1955 105
Ione Category 3 1955 105
Donna Category 5 1960 140
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1961 35
Isbell Category 3 1964 110
Unnamed Tropical Depression 1967
Abby Category 1 1968 65
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1970 60
Doria Tropical Storm 1971 55
Ginger Category 2 1971 95
Unnamed Tropical Depression 1972 25
Dennis Category 1 1981 70
Unnamed Tropical Depression 1987 30
Isabel Category 5 2003 145 915
Gloria Category 4 1985 125 920
Floyd Category 4 1999 135 921
Irene Category 3 2011 105 942
Diana Category 4 1984 115 949
Kate Category 3 1985 105 954
Bonnie Category 3 1998 100 954
Bertha Category 3 1996 100 960
Dennis Category 2 1999 90 962
Charley Category 1 1986 70 980
Subtrop Subtropical Storm 1982 60 984
Ernesto Category 1 2006 65 985
Bob Category 1 1979 65 986
Barry Tropical Storm 2007 50 990
Arthur Tropical Storm 1996 45 992
Gabrielle Tropical Storm 2007 50 1004
Row Color Maximum Classification
Category 3, 4 and 5
Category 1 and 2
Tropical Storm
Tropical Wave, Tropical Disturbance, Tropical Low, Subtropical Depression, Tropical Depression, Subtropical Storm, and Extratropical Storm