Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Maemi #TCOTD

September 10
2003 MAEMI 150 knots in the Western North Pacific

The most intense storm in 2003 for the Earth.

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 105)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 150 29 17 1
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 906 551 58 3
ACE (103 knots2) 183.76 237 100 9
PDI (105 knots3) 164.72 182 76 8
Duration (days) 12.00 551 255 18
TC Days (days) 8.00 523 196 17
Hurricane Days (days) 4.75 376 169 11
Distance Traversed (km) 7315. 257 153 9

IBTrACS Storm ID: 2003247N10153


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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