TCOTD – Typhoon Dot- Oct. 15

October 15
1985 DOT 125 knots in the Western North Pacific

1985284N05159.DOT.1985.10.15.0900.16.GMS-3.086.hursat-b1.v05

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 1012) Yearly rank (of 112)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 150 36 21 1
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 895 524 50 38
ACE (103 knots2) 252.53 87 34 1
PDI (105 knots3) 253.64 53 20 1
Duration (days) 11.50 652 294 24
TC Days (days) 8.50 472 171 18
Hurricane Days (days) 6.75 171 72 2
Distance Traversed (km) 6816. 329 196 9

IBTrACS Storm ID: 1985284N05159

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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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