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Jupiter, Florida Hurricane History

Not all names are noted, also storms before 1950 were not named. Not every stat on every storm description is given (since 1871).

Years within 60 miles
1871,1876bd,1876br,1878 and 1881bd,1885 br,1888br,1889 - 1891 - 1892 - 1895 tsbd
1898,1899,1901 ts,1903,1904ts,1906bd, 1909ts, 1924tsbd,1926,1928,1928
1933,1933,1939,1946,1947 2br,1948bd, 1949,1950,1951tsbr,1952 - 1959tsbd
1964,1964bd,1976ts,1979,1984 and 1994tsbr,1995br,1995ts,1998ts,1999,(2004-2 not in stats)
44 times in 133yrs end of 2003


Names from list above:
King, Judith, Cleo, Isabell, Dottie, David, Isadore, Gordon, Erin, Jerry, Mitch, Irene, Frances, Jeanne

How often this area gets affected?
Brushed or hit every 3.02 years

Average years between direct hurricane hits (usually within 40 miles to include small hurricanes):
(16h) once every 8.31 years

Last affected by:
2004 Sept 26th, Hurricane Jeanne hits just north by 25miles with 120mph winds. Many trees down power outages for days. Second hurricane hit in 22 days as area felt most winds from the west.

This areas hurricane past:

  • 1871 aug 16th 115mph enters Jupiter from the SE after developing east of Bahamas
  • 1898 aug 2nd 80mph
  • 1899 30 miles offshore 120mph Aug 13th moving north
  • 1903 gusts to 80 mph 8 Ft storm surge 14 dead
  • 1926 90mph July 27 press 28.80
  • 1928 sept 17th heavy damage 4 killed in Jupiter, eye lasted longest over jupiter &as Hurricane moved NW were under northern eye.
  • 1933 sept 3rd bar 27.98 125 mph heavy damage
    august 26th 1947 a cat 4 hits broward large storm surge hits area hard
  • 1949 132mph & 1 min gust to 153 mph very heavy damage many roofs blown off as many as 40% luckily only reports of 2 killed.
  • 1950 oct 18th hurricane King 25 miles inland to the west with 80mph winds causes heavy bch erosion
  • 1964 aug 27th hurricane cleo hits from the south just west of here with 85mph winds causing minor damage here
  • 1964 Hurricane Isabell hits from the SW with 115mph winds Oct 15 as she maintained her intensity even after hitting the west coast
  • 1979 Sept 3rd hurricane david hits with winds gusting to 85mph a 5 ft storm surge press 28.71 minor damage
  • 1995 Erin 85 mph bar 29. 12
  • 1995 ts Jerry 9in of rain
  • 1999 Oct 16th hurricane Irene hits with 75mph winds press 19.12 reports of many trees & powerlines down.
  • 2004 Sept 5th, Hurricane Frances hits with 105mph winds. Many trees down,signs damaged power out for days a very large & slow moving hurricane.Some roof damage in North part of county.
  • 2004 Sept 26th, Hurricane Jeanne hits just north by 25miles with 120mph winds. Many trees down power outages for days. Second hurricane hit in 22 days as area felt most winds from the west.

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