Mediterranean Cyclone Scale

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This is the medicane scale used by the Mediterranean Cyclone Centre.

Mediterranean Cyclone Scale
Category Wind speeds
(for 1-minute maximum sustained winds)
knots (kn) mph km/h
Violent Medicane ≥ 83 kn   ≥ 96 mph   ≥ 154 km/h  
Major Medicane   64–82 kn     74–95 mph     119–153 km/h  
Medicane   49–63 kn     57–73 mph     91–118 km/h  
Related classifications
(for 1-minute maximum sustained winds)
Severe Medistorm   34–48 kn     39–56 mph     63–90 km/h  
Medistorm   ≤ 33 kn     ≤ 38 mph     ≤ 62 km/h