TCOTD – Typhoon Parma – Oct. 1

October 1
2009 PARMA 135 knots in the Western North Pacific

2009271N09146.PARMA.2009.10.01.0000.17.MTS-1.096.hursat-b1.v05

It is in the top 2% of tropical storm days (40th all time).

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 100)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 135 131 81 6
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 931 797 166 9
ACE (103 knots2) 188.77 219 94 7
PDI (105 knots3) 128.83 307 135 11
Duration (days) 17.75 92 39 2
TC Days (days) 15.00 40 7 1
Hurricane Days (days) 4.75 370 165 8
Distance Traversed (km) 5946. 502 283 13

IBTrACS Storm ID: 2009270N10148

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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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