TCOTD – Typhoon Ma-on – Oct. 7

October 7
2004 MA-ON 130 knots in the Western North Pacific

2004275N14139.MA-ON.2004.10.07.1200.38.GOE-9.090.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 103)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 140 72 44 5
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 923 670 116 9
ACE (103 knots2) 112.39 549 213 22
PDI (105 knots3) 94.22 472 185 20
Duration (days) 8.75 1183 507 43
TC Days (days) 6.00 904 323 31
Hurricane Days (days) 3.25 656 273 26
Distance Traversed (km) 4248. 1022 506 39

IBTrACS Storm ID: 2004275N14139

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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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