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1948 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Western Pacific

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Individual Storm Summary

Winds in knots, pressure in millibars, category is based on Saffir-Simpson scale.

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Super Typhoon #1 11-19 JAN 130 - 4 
2Typhoon #2 16-20 MAY 80 - 1 
3Typhoon #3 29 MAY- 2 JUN 80 - 1 
4Tropical Storm #4 9-11 JUN 60 - - 
5Tropical Storm #5 10-11 JUN 40 - - 
6Typhoon #6 1- 8 JUL 90 - 2 
7Typhoon #7 23-28 JUL 70 - 1 
8Typhoon #8 4- 6 AUG 70 - 1 
9Tropical Storm #9 8-14 AUG 50 - - 
10Tropical Storm #10 10-14 AUG 45 - - 
11Tropical Storm #11 20-23 AUG 50 - - 
12Typhoon #12 27 AUG- 4 SEP 85 - 2 
13Typhoon #13 2- 7 SEP 80 - 1 
14Typhoon #14 11-17 SEP 120 - 4 
15Typhoon #15 11-18 SEP 80 - 1 
16Tropical Storm #16 24-28 SEP 60 - - 
17Typhoon #17 29 SEP- 7 OCT 125 - 4 
18Typhoon #18 4- 8 OCT 100 - 3 
19Tropical Storm #19 11-12 OCT 50 - - 
20Tropical Storm #20 16-19 OCT 55 - - 
21Tropical Storm #21 27-31 OCT 60 - - 
22Typhoon #22 4-11 NOV 100 - 3 
23Typhoon #23 13-20 NOV 95 - 2 
24Tropical Storm #24 29 NOV- 2 DEC 45 - - 
25Typhoon #25 2-10 DEC 80 - 1 
26Tropical Storm #26 12-16 DEC 40 - - 

Saffir-Simpson Scale

The chart color codes intensity (category based on Saffir-Simpson scale):

Type Category Pressure (mb) Winds
(knots)
Winds
(mph)
Line Color
Depression td ----- < 34 < 39 Green
Tropical Storm TS ----- 34-63 39-73 Yellow
Hurricane 1 > 980 64-82 74-95 Red
Hurricane 2 965-980 83-95 96-110 Light Red
Hurricane 3 945-965 96-112 111-130 Magenta
Hurricane 4 920-945 113-135 131-155 Light Magenta
Hurricane 5 < 920 >135 >155 White

NOTE: Pressures are in millibars and winds are in knots where one knot is equal to 1.15 mph


Individual Storm Details

Track Tropical Storm #26 (12-16 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #25 (02-10 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #24 (29 NOV-02 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #23 (13-20 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #22 (04-11 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #21 (27-31 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #20 (16-19 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #19 (11-12 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #18 (04-08 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #17 (29 SEP-07 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #16 (24-28 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #15 (11-18 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #14 (11-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #13 (02-07 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #12 (27 AUG-04 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #11 (20-23 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #10 (10-14 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #9 (08-14 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #8 (04-06 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #7 (23-28 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #6 (01-08 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #5 (10-11 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #4 (09-11 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #3 (29 MAY-02 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #2 (16-20 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #1 (11-19 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Category: 4 TrackTracking information