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Notable New England Hurricanes

Year Dates Name
1635
08/25
Great Colonial Hurricane *
1638
08/03
 
1675
09/07
Second Great Colonial Hurricane
1683
8/23
Hurricane and Flood of 1683
1713
08/30
 
1727
09/27
 
1743
11/02
Ben Franklin's Eclipse Hurricane
1749
10/19
 
1761
10/23-24
Winthrop's Hurricane
1770
10/20
Stile's Hurricane
1778
08/12-13
The French Storm
1788
08/19
Western New England Hurricane
1815
09/23
The Great September Gale *
1821
09/03
Redfield's Hurricane (arrived at low tide)
1841
10/03
The October Gale
1856
08/21
Charter Oak Storm
1869
09/08
September Gale of '69
1878
10/23-24
 
1879
08/18-19
Cape Cod Hurricane of '79
1893
08/24
 
1893
08/29
passed well inland
1896
10/12-13
offshore hurricane
1916
07/21
excessive rainfall
1924
08/26
Offshore Hurricane of '24
1933
09/17-18
13.27 inches rain at Provincetown, MA
1936
09/18-19
7.79 inches rain at Provincetown, MA
1938
09/21
Great New England Hurricane *
1944
09/14-15
Great Atlantic Hurricane *
1950
09/11-12
Hurricane Dog
1954
08/31
Carol *
1954
09/11
Edna *
1954
09/11
Hazel
1955
08/17-19
Diane - extreme flooding
1960
09/12
Donna
1985
09/27
Gloria
1991
08/19
Bob

* At least category 3 intensity on the Saffir-Simpson scale



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