TCOTD – Typhoon Higos – Sep. 29

2002 HIGOS 135 knots in the Western North Pacific
2002268N15163.HIGOS.2002.09.29.0600.24.GMS-5.093.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 97)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 135 140 86 9
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 930 749 150 12
ACE (103 knots2) 117.33 529 205 22
PDI (105 knots3) 95.41 466 182 20
Duration (days) 9.00 1117 480 29
TC Days (days) 5.75 974 345 30
Hurricane Days (days) 3.75 548 230 19
Distance Traversed (km) 7160. 282 170 7

IBTrACS Storm ID: 2002268N15163

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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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