TCOTD – Typhoon Nancy – Oct. 14

October 14
1982 NANCY 115 knots in the Western North Pacific
1982283N16148.NANCY.1982.10.14.1200.29.GMS-2.099.hursat-b1.v05

This typhoon made landfall today 23 years ago. It looks intense!

Go classify images like this at www.cyclonecenter.org

Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 102)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 115 477 209 9
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 934 838 186 49
ACE (103 knots2) 130.60 464 188 17
PDI (105 knots3) 92.90 481 190 16
Duration (days) 10.00 933 411 29
TC Days (days) 7.75 588 222 21
Hurricane Days (days) 5.50 301 133 8
Distance Traversed (km) 4955. 757 393 28

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1982283N16148

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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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