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1837 Atlantic hurricane season I. On 9/10 July, a tropical storm impacted Barbados.<ref name="PBP2007">{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

II. On 26 July, a storm hit Martinique and Barbados. As a hurricane, the system moved ashore in southern Florida and then through the northeast Gulf of Mexico into Alabama by 5 August.<ref name="PBP2007"/> It caused 57 deaths.

III. A hurricane, noted in the Atlantic north of the Bahamas on 1 August, moved northwest to the Florida/Georgia border and dissipated well inland by 5 August.<ref name="PBP2007"/>

Antigua–Florida Hurricane

IV. A hurricane passed by Antigua on 1 August. The storm then entered Humacao, Puerto Rico, around 5-6 pm 2 August, and left the island through Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, and Dorado, Puerto Rico, ten to twelve hours later (3-6 am 3 August). The eye passed very near San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the barometric pressure (available for the first time in Puerto Rico) registered {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}}. The hurricane sunk all ships in the Bay of San Juan. The worst damages occurred in the northeastern part of the island.<ref></ref> Thereafter, the tropical cyclone moved northwest to the Florida/Georgia border before recurving through the western Carolinas on 7 August.<ref name="PBP2007"/>

V. A tropical storm formed near the northern Bahamas on 13 August. It moved northeast through the western Atlantic Ocean on 15 August.<ref name="PBP2007"/>

Calypso Hurricane

VI. A tropical system was observed east of the West Indies on 13 August. It moved through the islands and passed the Bahamas on 16 August. While recurving, it hit the North Carolina coast on 18 August. It slowly moved over land, causing 48 hours of strong winds, and moved back offshore into the Atlantic on 20 August, bypassing southern New England by 22 August.<ref name="PBP2007"/>

VII. A tropical storm moved east of Bermuda on 21–25 August 21.<ref name="PBP2007"/>

VIII. A hurricane moved east-northeast from the Gulf of Mexico on 31 August, struck Apalachee Bay, and moved just offshore the Carolinas by 2 September.<ref name="PBP2007"/>

IX. A tropical storm moved across Saint Augustine, Florida, affecting northeast Florida between 24–26 September.<ref name="PBP2007"/>

Racer's Storm

{{#invoke:main|main}} X. A tropical storm moved across the western Caribbean Sea in late September. A hurricane struck Jamaica on 26–27 September.<ref name="Hurricanes in Jamaica, West Indies"/> A storm moved across the Yucatán Peninsula and the western Gulf of Mexico, where it moved near Brownsville, Texas, on 2 October. It stalled near the coast for three days and then recurved to the east, visited Galveston, Texas,<ref name="aoml.noaa.gov"/> hit Louisiana, affected Pensacola, Florida, and ultimately moved into the Atlantic Ocean on 11 October.<ref name="PBP2007"/> This hurricane caused 105 deaths.

XI. A tropical storm crossed central Cuba on 26 October, moving north-northeast offshore the coast of the Southeast United States through 29 October.<ref name="PBP2007"/>

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