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Storms in Denmark since 1891, by John Cappelen and Stig Rosenørn, DMI. Continously updated.

STORMS IN DENMARK SINCE 1891
Period
Days
Year
4-5/1 1891
10-11/12 1891
24-25/6 1892
12/2 1894
25-25/3 1895
6-7/12 1895
30-31/1 1898
24-25/3 1898
11-12/5 1898
14/7 1898
24-25/7 1898
31/8 1898
17/10 1898
18/10 1898
19/10 1898
2-3/12 1898
10-11/12 1898
27/12 1898
17/8 1899
22-23/9 1899
24/11 1899
16-17/2 1900
17-18/2 1900
25-26/12 1902
17/1 1905
31/1 1905
27-28/11 1905
13/3 1906
25/3 1906
28/3 1906
13/1 1907
21/2 1907
16/8 1907
8/1 1908
8/2 1908
13/11 1909
3-4/12 1909
20/12 1909
24-25/1 1910
25-26/1 1910
24-25/2 1911
5-6/11 1911

Remarks
Snow storm

Strong storm

Jylland

Snow storm
Snow storm
Hurricane-like (The “1902 Christmas” Storm)

Nordjylland
Snow storm

Nordjylland
Snow storm, Nordjylland
Snow storm
Snow storm
Snow storm
Snow storm
Strong storm

Classification
Date
Index
5/1-1891
*2
11/12-1891
SW2
25/6-1892
W1
12/2-1894
W2
25/3-1895
W3
7/12-1895
W2
31/1-1898
W2
25/3-1898
E2
12/5-1898
W1
14/7-1898
NW2
25/7-1898
NW1
31/8-1898
W1
17/10-1898
E1
18/10-1898
E1
19/10-1898
E1
3/12-1898
SW1
11/12-1898
W1
27/12-1898
SW1
17/8-1899
W1
23/9-1899
W1
24/11-1899
W1
17/2-1900
*1
18/2-1900
*1
26/12-1902
w4
17/1-1905
SE1
31/1-1905
W1
28/11-1905
w2
13/3-1906
W1
25/3-1906
*1
28/3-1906
W1
13/1-1907
W1
21/2-1907
W1
16/8-1907
W1
8/1-1908
*1
8/2-1908
NW1
13/11-1909
*1
3/12-1909
*se1
20/12-1909
W2
25/1-1910
*1
26/1-1910
*1
25/2-1911
W2
6/11-1911
W3

Storms in Denmark since 1891, by John Cappelen and Stig Rosenørn, DMI. Continously updated.

14/12
31/1
19/11
4/12
28/9
24/12
15/1
16/2
24/12
8/3
14/9
21/9
13/10
25/10
27/11
23/8
29/1
19/1
22/1
18/6
23-24/10
1-2/11
17-18/12
31/12
20/9
30/8
9-10/10
16/12
24/12
10/9
2-3/1
14/6
4/11
10/10
2-3/10
24/11
11-12/10
9/10
8-9/7
11/10
8/2
27/10
19/1
24/11
23-24/8
3/5

1912
1913
1913
1913
1914
1915
1916
1916
1916
1917
1917
1917
1917
1917
1917
1918
1920
1921
1921
1921
1921
1921
1921
1921
1922
1923
1923
1923
1923
1924
1925
1925
1925
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
1933
1934
1936
1937
1938
1940
1944

Snow storm, Jylland
Strong storm, Sydvestjylland

Nordjylland

Hurricane-like, The “Ulvsund” storm

Strong storm

Snow storm, The “Christmas” snow storm

The southern parts of Denmark
The southern parts of Denmark
Strong storm
The southern parts of Denmark
Strong storm, the southeastern parts of Denmark
Strong storm, Jylland
Strong storm, Jylland

14/12-1912
31/1-1913
19/11-1913
4/12-1913
28/9-1914
24/12-1915
15/1-1916
16/2-1916
24/12-1916
8/3-1917
14/9-1917
21/9-1917
13/10-1917
25/10-1917
27/11-1917
23/8-1918
29/1-1920
19/1-1921
22/1-1921
18/6-1921
24/10-1921
2/11-1921
18/12-1921
31/12-1921
20/9-1922
30/8-1923
10/10-1923
16/12-1923
24/12-1923
10/9-1924
3/1-1925
14/6-1925
4/11-1925
10/10-1926
3/10-1927
24/11-1928
12/10-1929
9/10-1930
9/7-1931
11/10-1933
8/2-1934
27/10-1936
19/1-1937
24/11-1938
24/8-1940
3/5-1944

W2
S2
W2
SW2
W2
*1
W1
w3
X1
E2
W1
W1
W1
W1
W1
w1
SE1
NW1
W1
NW1
n4
W1
W2
W3
W1
w1
W1
W2
*1
W2
W1
W1
w2
w2
W3
W1
w2
W1
sw3
SW3
NW3
SW1
E2
SW2
NW1
W1

Storms in Denmark since 1891, by John Cappelen and Stig Rosenørn, DMI. Continously updated.

24/2
1/3
7/3
13/3
1/3
24/10
26/10
6/1
28/5
1/12
28/1
11/2
21/2
16/1
20/1
21/1
7-8/12
26-27/3
12/2
16-17/2
25/6
23/2
17-18/10
15-16/1
22/9
21/11
19/11
26/1
3/1
24/12
28/12
29/12
30/12
31/12
1/1
2/1
3/1
4/1
21/8
8/2
2/11
20-21/11
24-25/11
18/1
13/1
23/6

1946
1947
1947
1947
1949
1949
1949
1950
1951
1951
1953
1953
1953
1954
1954
1956
1959
1961
1962
1962
1962
1967
1967
1968
1969
1971
1973
1975
1976
1977
1978
1978
1978
1978
1979
1979
1979
1979
1980
1981
1981
1981
1981
1983
1984
1984

Snow storm
Snow storm
Snow storm
Snow storm
Snow storm
Strong storm
Strong storm
Snow storm
The eastern parts of Denmark
Nordjylland
The “Holland” storm
Snow storm

The “Hamborg” storm

Hurricane-like
Strong storm
Snow storm
Strong storm
Hurricane-like, Sydvestjylland
The southern parts of Denmark
Snow storm, the southern parts of Denmark
Snow storm, the southern parts of Denmark
Snow storm, strong, the southern parts of Denmark
Snow storm, the southern parts of Denmark
Snow storm, the southern parts of Denmark
Snow storm, the southern parts of Denmark
Snow storm, the southern parts of Denmark
Snow storm, the southern parts of Denmark

Hurricane
Hurricane-like
Hurricane-like
The southern parts of Denmark

24/2-1946
1/3-1947
7/3-1947
13/3-1947
1/3-1949
24/10-1949
26/10-1949
6/1-1950
28/5-1951
1/12-1951
28/1-1953
11/2-1953
21/2-1953
16/1-1954
20/1-1954
21/1-1956
8/12-1959
27/3-1961
12/2-1962
17/2-1962
25/6-1962
23/2-1967
18/10-1967
16/1-1968
22/9-1969
21/11-1971
19/11-1973
26/1-1975
3/1-1976
24/12-1977
28/12-1978
29/12-1978
30/12-1978
31/12-1978
1/1-1979
2/1-1979
3/1-1979
4/1-1979
21/8-1980
8/2-1981
2/11-1981
21/11-1981
25/11-1981
18/1-1983
13/1-1984
23/6-1984

*1
*1
*1
*1
*1
W3
W3
*1
ne1
w2
W1
*1
W2
W1
W1
W2
E1
NW1
W1
NW2
NW1
W1
w4
W3
W2
*2
NW3
w2
w4
w2
*1
*2
*3
*2
*2
*2
*1
*1
W1
W2
W2
W1
W4
w4
w4
w2

Storms in Denmark since 1891, by John Cappelen and Stig Rosenørn, DMI. Continously updated.

16-17/11
6/9
6/11
2/12
24/9
29/11
14/2
25-26/1
26/2
20/8
21/9
9/1
22/5
14/1
22/1
3/12
17/12
29-30/1
28-29/1
27-28/10
6/12
18/11
8/1

1984
1985
1985
1986
1988
1988
1989
1990
1990
1990
1990
1991
1991
1993
1993
1999
1999
2000
2002
2002
2003
2004
2005

27/10
1/11
1/1
11-12/1
14/1
27/6
31/1-1/2
22/2
1/3
18/11
7-8/2
27-28/11

2006
2006
2007
2007
2007
2007
2008
2008
2008
2009
2011
2011

8-9/12

2011

3-4/1

2012

28/10 2013

Strong storm
The southern parts of Denmark
Vestjylland
Hurricane-like
Hurricane-like
The southwestern parts of Denmark
The southwestern parts of Denmark
Hurricane-like
Hurricane-like, the southern parts and Bornholm
Hurricane, mostly the southern parts of Denmark
Strong storm
The southernmost parts of Denmark
The southern parts of Denmark
Storm, Kattegat and coastal areas of Nordsjælland
Storm, few coastal areas
Strong storm, Hurricane mostly the northern part of
Jutland and the coastal western Jutland
Storm, few coastal areas
Storm, few coastal areas
Storm, few coastal areas
Storm, few coastal areas
Storm, few coastal areas
The southernmost parts of Denmark
Storm, few coastal areas
Storm, few coastal areas
Storm, few coastal areas
Storm, few coastal areas
Storm, coastal areas
Storm, most significant in the northern and eastern
parts of Denmark
Storm, most significant in the western and northern
parts of Denmark
Storm, most significant in the western and northern
parts of Denmark
Hurricane, southern parts of Denmark, record breaking
in average wind speed and gust

17/11-1984
6/9-1985
6/11-1985
2/12-1986
24/9-1988
29/11-1988
14/2-1989
26/1-1990
26/2-1990
20/8-1990
21/9-1990
9/1-1991
22/5-1991
14/1-1993
22/1-1993
3/12-1999
17/12-1999
30/1-2000
29/1-2002
28/10-2002
6/12-2003
18/11-2004
8/1-2005

E1
W2
W3
W2
w2
W2
w2
sw4
w4
w1
w2
w4
W1
w3
W2
W4
sw1
W2
W2
nw1
n1
w1
W3

27/10-2006
1/11-2006
1/1-2007
12/1-2007
14/1-2007
27/6-2007
31/1-2008
22/2-2008
1/3-2008
18/11-2009
8/2-2011
28/11-2011

w1
*n1
w1
w1
w1
w1
sw1
w1
nw1
w1
w1
W2

9/12-2011

W1

4/1-2012

w2

28/10-2013

sw4

Storms in Denmark since 1891, by John Cappelen and Stig Rosenørn, DMI. Continously updated.

Classification
Classification of storms are based on a climatological valuation, based on 10 minutes average wind speed
N or n - wind from north
E or e - wind from east
S or s - wind from south
W or w - wind from west
X or x - variable wind direction
* or * - snow storm (no wind direction indicated in most cases)
Class 4
Capital
Small
Strong
Strong
storm to
storm to
hurricane,
hurricane,
> 28,5 m/s
> 28,5 m/s
National
> 30%

Regional
10-30%

Class 3
Capital
Small
Strong
Strong
storm,
storm
(hurricane(hurricanelike)
like)
> 26,5 m/s
> 26,5 m/s
National
Regional
> 30%
10-30%

Class 2
Capital
Small
Storm,
Storm,
> 24,5 m/s
> 24,5 m/s

Capital
Stormy,
> 21 m/s

National
> 30%

National
> 30%

Regional
10-30%

Class 1
Small
Stormy,
> 21 m/s

Regional
10-30%