TCOTD – Hurricane Tina – Sep. 30

1992 TINA 130 knots in the Eastern Pacific
1992262N10262.TINA.1992.09.30.0300.21.GOE-7.108.hursat-b1.v05

Not to be trifled with, this Eastern Pacific Hurricane topped many of the categories for all tropical cyclones that year!

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 594) Yearly rank (of 114)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 130 202 23 6
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 932 805 240 25
ACE (103 knots2) 369.31 14 4 1
PDI (105 knots3) 307.03 21 5 1
Duration (days) 24.25 13 4 1
TC Days (days) 18.75 9 2 1
Hurricane Days (days) 10.50 20 8 2
Distance Traversed (km) 6802. 333 18 19

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1992262N10262

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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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