Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Max #TCOTD

September 14
1987 MAX 135 knots in the Eastern Pacific
1987253N11260.MAX.1987.09.14.0000.28.GOE-6.123.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 594) Yearly rank (of 99)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 135 156 15 5
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 314 167 28
ACE (103 knots2) 165.13 308 50 10
PDI (105 knots3) 157.47 203 37 8
Duration (days) 7.00 1676 222 44
TC Days (days) 6.25 874 118 28
Hurricane Days (days) 4.50 443 70 14
Distance Traversed (km) 2972. 1601 191 46

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1987253N11260

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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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