Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Choi-wan #TCOTD

September 15
2009 CHOI-WAN 140 knots in the Western North Pacific
2009255N13155.CHOI-WAN.2009.09.15.0300.51.FY2-C.104.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 100)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 140 59 36 5
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 913 585 77 4
ACE (103 knots2) 230.83 118 54 3
PDI (105 knots3) 222.31 87 36 3
Duration (days) 9.25 1053 460 30
TC Days (days) 8.25 482 175 10
Hurricane Days (days) 6.75 151 63 5
Distance Traversed (km) 4612. 877 448 26

IBTrACS Storm ID: 2009255N13155

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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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