Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Forrest #TCOTD

September 22
1983 FORREST 146 knots in the Western North Pacific
1983259N08161.FORREST.1983.09.22.2100.23.GMS-2.124.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 94)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 150 37 22 1
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 885 515 43 31
ACE (103 knots2) 260.80 77 30 2
PDI (105 knots3) 263.89 43 16 2
Duration (days) 14.75 267 123 4
TC Days (days) 8.75 427 145 11
Hurricane Days (days) 6.50 194 84 3
Distance Traversed (km) 10984. 22 10 1

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1983259N08161

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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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