TCOTD – Typhoon Nelson – Oct. 5

October 5
1988 NELSON 140 knots in the Western North Pacific
1988274N12142.NELSON.1988.10.05.0000.31.GMS-3.118.hursat-b1.v05

Happy Birthday Arolyn!

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 93)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 140 104 52 2
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 918 615 92 15
ACE (103 knots2) 214.83 148 65 4
PDI (105 knots3) 201.81 115 47 4
Duration (days) 12.50 501 232 9
TC Days (days) 7.75 578 219 16
Hurricane Days (days) 6.00 243 106 8
Distance Traversed (km) 8541. 133 84 2

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1988274N12142

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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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