Open main menu

File:1959 Atlantic tropical storm 8 track.png

Original file(3,000 × 2,320 pixels, file size: 692 KB, MIME type: image/png)



Add a one-line explanation of what this file represents


English: Track map of Tropical Storm Eight of the 1959 Atlantic hurricane season. The points show the location of the storm at 6-hour intervals. The colour represents the storm's maximum sustained wind speeds as classified in the Saffir–Simpson scale (see below), and the shape of the data points represent the nature of the storm, according to the legend below.
Saffir–Simpson scale
Tropical depression ≤38 mph ≤62 km/h
Category 3 111–129 mph 178–208 km/h
Tropical storm 39–73 mph 63–118 km/h
Category 4 130–156 mph 209–251 km/h
Category 1 74–95 mph 119–153 km/h
Category 5 ≥157 mph ≥252 km/h
Category 2 96–110 mph 154–177 km/h
Storm type
Disc Plain black.svg Tropical cyclone
Solid black.svg Subtropical cyclone
ArrowUp.svg Extratropical cyclone / Remnant low / Tropical disturbance
Date 1959-08-28–1959-09-04
Source Created by Cyclonebiskit using WikiProject Tropical cyclones/Tracks. The background image is from NASA. Tracking data is from
Author Cyclonebiskit


Public domain This work has been released into the public domain by its author, Cyclonebiskit. This applies worldwide.
In some countries this may not be legally possible; if so:
Cyclonebiskit grants anyone the right to use this work for any purpose, without any conditions, unless such conditions are required by law.

[[Category:1959 Atlantic hurricane season track maps|]]

File history

Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.

current20:48, 14 July 2016Thumbnail for version as of 20:48, 14 July 20163,000 × 2,320 (692 KB)Cyclonebiskit (talk | contribs){{WPTC track map | author = Cyclonebiskit | name = Tropical Storm Eight | article = 1959 Atlantic hurricane season#Tropical Storm Eight | season = 1959 Atlantic hurricane season | start = 1959-08-28 | end = 1959-09-04 | othersource= | catname=...
  • You cannot overwrite this file.

There are no pages that use this file.

File usage on other wikis

The following other wikis use this file:

Structured data

Items portrayed in this file


no value