Key - Shading by Saffir Simpson Hurricane Scale

Tropical Depression or
Unknown or Missing
Tropical Storm Hurricane Cat 1 Cat 2 Cat 3 Cat 4 Cat 5

1979

Storms are listed in the basin where they reached their maximum intensity. Asterisks denote landfall on a major island or continent.

Northern Atlantic Eastern Pacific Western Pacific Northern Indian Southern Indian Southern Pacific
NOT_NAMED *
Jun 11-16
ANDRES *
May 31-Jun 4
ALICE
Dec 27-Jan 15
NOT_NAMED *
May 5-13
NOT_NAMED
Nov 19-23
FAY
Dec 24-31
ANA
Jun 19-24
NOT_NAMED
May 31-Jun 1
BESS
Mar 18-25
AL03
Jun 16-20
ANGELE *
Dec 13-Jan 5
PETER *
Dec 29-Jan 3
AL06
Jul 8-13
BLANCA
Jun 21-25
CECIL *
Apr 8-21
NOT_NAMED *
Sep 16-25
ANGELE *
Dec 26-28
GORDON *
Jan 2-12
BOB *
Jul 9-16
CARLOS
Jul 14-16
DOT *
May 6-17
NOT_NAMED
Sep 21-23
NOT_NAMED
Dec 20-26
NOT_NAMED
Jan 2-4
AL07
Jul 10-13
NOT_NAMED
Jul 16-16
AL01
May 17-26
NOT_NAMED *
Oct 27-Nov 1
ANGELE
Dec 20-21
GRETA *
Jan 8-16
CLAUDETTE *
Jul 15-29
DOLORES
Jul 17-23
AL02
May 17-20
NOT_NAMED
Nov 13-17
ANGELE *
Dec 26-28
HENRY *
Jan 27-Feb 5
AL01
Jul 23-26
ENRIQUE
Aug 17-24
NOT_NAMED
Jun 17-24
NOT_NAMED *
Nov 23-25
BENJAMINE
Jan 3-14
NOT_NAMED *
Feb 1-7
AL02 *
Jul 31-Aug 6
FEFA
Aug 21-25
ELLIS *
Jun 23-Jul 7
CELINE
Jan 31-Feb 12
KERRY *
Feb 11-Mar 5
DAVID *
Aug 25-Sep 8
AL02 *
Sep 4-4
ELLIS
Jun 28-29
DORA *
Feb 4-14
ROSA *
Feb 11-Mar 4
NOT_NAMED *
Aug 25-28
GUILLERMO
Sep 8-13
FAYE
Jun 28-Jul 9
DORA
Feb 9-10
LESLIE
Feb 20-23
FREDERIC *
Aug 29-Sep 15
HILDA
Oct 4-6
ELLIS
Jun 28-29
ESTELLE
Feb 10-18
KERRY
Mar 7-7
ELENA *
Aug 30-Sep 2
IGNACIO *
Oct 23-30
NOT_NAMED
Jul 23-27
FATOU
Feb 14-18
MELI
Mar 24-31
AL01
Sep 1-6
JIMENA
Nov 15-18
HOPE *
Jul 24-Aug 10
GELIE
Mar 7-13
AL01
Mar 30-Apr 3
GLORIA
Sep 4-15
GORDON *
Jul 25-31
HAZEL *
Mar 7-14
STAN *
Apr 3-17
HENRI
Sep 15-24
AL03
Aug 2-7
GELIE
Mar 12-14
NOT_NAMED
Sep 16-21
NOT_NAMED *
Aug 3-10
GELIE
Mar 8-10
AL04 *
Oct 12-20
NOT_NAMED
Aug 6-12
GELIE
Mar 12-14
NOT_NAMED *
Oct 23-25
IRVING *
Aug 7-20
IVAN
Mar 16-21
NOT_NAMED *
Oct 24-29
AL04
Aug 8-9
HELIOS
Mar 23-31
NOT_NAMED
Nov 7-10
NOT_NAMED
Aug 12-18
IDYLLE
Apr 4-20
JUDY *
Aug 15-27
NOT_NAMED
Apr 10-12
AL05
Aug 16-20
AL02
Apr 6-7
NOT_NAMED
Aug 17-19
JANE
Apr 7-13
NOT_NAMED
Aug 27-30
NOT_NAMED
Apr 10-12
KEN *
Aug 30-Sep 10
IDYLLE
Apr 13-14
LOLA
Aug 31-Sep 10
NOT_NAMED
Apr 28-May 6
MAC *
Sep 11-25
KEVIN
May 2-12
NANCY *
Sep 15-25
OWEN *
Sep 19-Oct 3
PAMELA
Sep 23-26
AL01 *
Sep 25-29
SARAH *
Sep 28-Oct 17
ROGER
Sep 30-Oct 10
TIP *
Oct 2-22
NOT_NAMED
Oct 17-21
VERA *
Oct 27-Nov 10
WAYNE *
Nov 7-13
ABBY
Nov 29-Dec 15
NOT_NAMED
Nov 29-Dec 2
BEN *
Dec 16-23
BEN
Dec 19-20