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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
Abby Category 1 1968 65
Arthur Tropical Storm 1996 45 992
Barbara Category 2 1953 95
Barry Tropical Storm 2007 50 990
Bertha Category 3 1996 100 960
Bob Category 1 1979 65 986
Bonnie Category 3 1998 100 954
Carol Category 2 1954 85
Charley Category 1 1986 70 980
Connie Category 4 1955 125
Dennis Category 1 1981 70
Dennis Category 2 1999 90 962
Diana Category 4 1984 115 949
Diane Category 3 1955 105
Donna Category 5 1960 140
Doria Tropical Storm 1971 55
Ernesto Category 1 2006 65 985
Floyd Category 4 1999 135 921
Gabrielle Tropical Storm 2007 50 1004
Ginger Category 2 1971 95
Gloria Category 4 1985 125 920
Ione Category 3 1955 105
Irene Category 3 2011 105 942
Isabel Category 5 2003 145 915
Isbell Category 3 1964 110
Kate Category 3 1985 105 954
Subtrop Subtropical Storm 1982 60 984
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
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1961 35
Unnamed Tropical Depression 1967
Unnamed Tropical Storm 1970 60
Unnamed Tropical Depression 1972 25
Unnamed Tropical Depression 1987 30
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