1625 BC Hurricane
Category 3 major hurricane (SSHS)
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The hurricane over which is now the Caribbean Sea.
Formed September 14, 1625BC
Dissipated September 28, 1625BC
Highest winds 1-minute sustained:
>115 mph (185 km/h)
145 mph (230 km/h)
Lowest pressure about 961 mbar (hPa); 28.38 inHg
Fatalities 2
Damage $975 million (1625 BC USD)
Areas affected Caribbean

First Information

The first major hurricane ever recorded in the North Atlantic/East Pacific/Central Pacific was in 1625 BC. Forming as a subtropical depression, strengthening to a subtropical storm.

Becoming tropical, the storm strengthened to the 24th hurricane of (pre)history. As the storm became a hurricane, winds were 105 mph, the 13th category 2. Then it strengthened to a Category 3. It attained its peak while that strength.