Some articles on central pressure, pressure:
... around the eye flared intensely and the hurricane's minimum central pressure dropped precipitously—24 mbar (0.71 inHg) in 24 hours ... Another drop in pressure–down 11 mbar (0.32 inHg) in 6 hours to 954 mbar (28.17 inHg)–was quickly followed by an increase in wind speed to 145 mph (233 km/h), making ... to strengthen, making a brief landfall with a central pressure of 943 mbar (27.85 inHg) and winds of 145 mph (233 km/h) ...
... peak intensity, which is determined by measurements of the minimum central pressure ... While the intensity of tropical cyclones is measured solely by central pressure, wind speeds are also estimated the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is used in the Pacific basin to rank ... central pressure Knots Km/h Mph Mbar (hPa) Alma 994 ... Ismael 983 ... Iwa 968 ... Pauline 948 ... Iniki 938 ... Ioke 160. 915 ...
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