Tropical Cyclone of the Day – Typhoon Orchid #TCOTD

September 24
1994 ORCHID 130 knots in the Western North Pacific
1994259N12128.ORCHID.1994.09.24.0600.23.GMS-4.097.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 112)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 135 151 92 6
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 927 714 132 23
ACE (103 knots2) 270.01 69 25 3
PDI (105 knots3) 239.09 65 24 4
Duration (days) 16.50 150 70 9
TC Days (days) 12.50 116 37 6
Hurricane Days (days) 7.00 135 56 4
Distance Traversed (km) 7214. 273 163 13

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1994259N12128

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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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