TCOTD – Typhoon Zeb – Oct. 12

October 12
1998 ZEB 125 knots in the Western North Pacific

1998281N11151.ZEB.1998.10.12.2100.21.GMS-5.093.hursat-b1.v05

Typhoon Zeb was only 125 knots on this day, but it still was one of the strongest recorded, reaching 155 knots!

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 107)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 155 20 11 2
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 903 542 55 22
ACE (103 knots2) 173.98 271 115 12
PDI (105 knots3) 154.53 210 92 8
Duration (days) 12.25 520 240 14
TC Days (days) 8.25 492 181 14
Hurricane Days (days) 5.50 288 128 11
Distance Traversed (km) 9075. 90 54 3

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1998281N11151

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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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