TCOTD – Hurricane Rick – Oct. 18

October 18
2009 RICK 155 knots in the Eastern Pacific
2009288N07267.RICK.2009.10.18.0600.56.GOE-10.136.hursat-b1.v05

One of the most intense Eastern Pacific Hurricanes in the last 30 years!

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Statistics and Rankings
Global rank (of 3248) Basin rank (of 594) Yearly rank (of 100)
Lifetime Maximum Wind (knots) 155 11 2 2
Lifetime Minimum Pressure (mb) 906 550 223 1
ACE (103 knots2) 167.72 297 49 10
PDI (105 knots3) 175.90 160 29 7
Duration (days) 7.25 1552 196 43
TC Days (days) 5.75 959 133 21
Hurricane Days (days) 3.50 586 101 15
Distance Traversed (km) 3416. 1365 139 38

IBTrACS Storm ID: 2009288N07267

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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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