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Table 4

Storm events affecting San Andrés Island 1911–2020.

Year Name Month Closest distance to San Andrés (km)* Strength near San Andrés Maximum strength achieved Origin La Niña intensity**
1911 Storm No.4 October 0 H1 H1 Eastern Caribbean ?
1961 Hattie October 0 TS H5 Southwestern Caribbean None
1970 Alma May 130 TD H1 Southwestern Caribbean Moderate
1971 Irene September 124 H1 H3 Eastern Caribbean Weak
1988 Joan October 74 H3 H4 Eastern Caribbean Strong
1996 Cesar July 63 TS H1 Eastern Caribbean Moderate
1999 Katrina October 61 TD TS Southwestern Caribbean Strong
2005 Beta October 70 TS H3 Southwestern Caribbean Weak
2007 Felix September 190 H5 H5 Eastern Caribbean Strong
2009 Ida November 110 H1 H1 Southwestern Caribbean None
2016 Otto November 90 low H2 Southwestern Caribbean Weak
2020 Eta November 200 H4 H4 Eastern Caribbean Weak
2020 Iota November 100 H5 H5 Eastern Caribbean Weak

Distance from Ortiz Royero (2012) or estimate form HURDAT2 best track data set. Low: tropical low-pressure system; TD: tropical depression; TS: tropical storm; H1-5: category 1-5 hurricanes; La Niña intensity based on the Oceanic Niño Index (ONI) from

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