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Tropical/Hurricane Data from UNISYS/WXP

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Abstract: This dataset provides a list of global tropical systems from the 1851- present.
Provided are charts on the track of the storm plus a table of tracking
information. The table includes position in latitude and longitude, maximum
sustained winds in knots, and central pressure in millibars. The chart color
codes intensity which is based off the Saffir-Simpson scale.

View the data on the WXP Hurricane/Tropical Data Page.

(Summary adapted from the UNISYS WXP Home Page)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: UNISYS Corporation
Dataset Title: Hurricane/Tropical Storm Data
Dataset Release Place: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Dataset Publisher: UNISYS Corporation
Data Presentation Form: Image
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1945-01-01
Originating Center
Data Center
Weather Services, UNISYS Corporation Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 610-925-5206
Email: devo at
Contact Address:
Unisys Corp
221 Gale Lane
City: Kennett Square
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 19348
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: GIF
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-06-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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