Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Hurricane Georges #TCOTD

September 19
1998 GEORGES 125 knots in the North Atlantic
1998259N10335.GEORGES.1998.09.19.2100.30.GOE-8.112.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 461) Yearly rank (of 107)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 135 148 17 6
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 937 874 98 26
ACE (103 knots2) 304.86 30 11 1
PDI (105 knots3) 255.99 52 17 2
Duration (days) 15.75 190 22 6
TC Days (days) 13.00 88 24 5
Hurricane Days (days) 11.25 14 6 1
Distance Traversed (km) 8156. 161 38 5

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1998259N10335

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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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