from 8/29/1960 - 9/14/1960
It started in Cape Verde off the African Coast and followed a northwestward route for the following five days. It started as a category 3 on August 29 - September 3 and September 4-5 it was a category 4 intensity.
- Donna was the fifth largest hurricane ever recorded.
- It first became a tropical storm on August 29, 1960 and a hurricane the next day, September 1, 1960.
- Is the only hurricane on record to produce hurricane-force winds in florida, mid atlantic states, and New England.