TCOTD – Typhoon Elsie – Sep. 28

1981 ELSIE 150 knots in the Western North Pacific
1981266N09151.ELSIE.1981.09.28.2100.24.GMS-1.123.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 108)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 150 38 23 1
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 894 521 47 41
ACE (103 knots2) 270.53 65 22 1
PDI (105 knots3) 283.86 30 9 1
Duration (days) 14.00 338 161 4
TC Days (days) 8.25 511 191 11
Hurricane Days (days) 6.75 175 75 1
Distance Traversed (km) 7841. 196 121 5

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1981266N09151

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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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