Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Hurricane Sally #TCOTD

September 7
1996 SALLY 140 knots in the Western North Pacific
1996246N08148.SALLY.1996.09.07.2100.32.GMS-5.093.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 116)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 140 97 57 2
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 938 895 208 33
ACE (103 knots2) 84.03 784 310 29
PDI (105 knots3) 66.27 653 258 25
Duration (days) 8.75 1195 511 53
TC Days (days) 4.50 1351 481 50
Hurricane Days (days) 2.50 871 335 32
Distance Traversed (km) 5442. 623 335 29

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1996246N08148

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About K Knapp

I am a meteorologist at NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, NC. My research interests include using satellite data to observe hurricanes, clouds, and other climate variables. *******Disclaimer******* The opinions expressed in these blogs are mine only. They do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of NOAA, Department of Commerce, or the US Government.

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