Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Oscar #TCOTD

September 16
1995 OSCAR 140 knots in the Western North Pacific
1995250N09161.OSCAR.1995.09.16.0300.33.GMS-5.111.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 93)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 140 102 61 4
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 923 671 117 14
ACE (103 knots2) 147.00 381 160 12
PDI (105 knots3) 140.14 260 116 8
Duration (days) 12.00 558 259 18
TC Days (days) 6.00 928 334 27
Hurricane Days (days) 4.25 464 203 15
Distance Traversed (km) 8388. 143 89 8

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1995250N09161

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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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