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1956 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 
1Typhoon #1 21 MAR- 5 APR 125 - 4 
2Tropical Storm #2 9-14 APR 40 - - 
3Super Typhoon #3 16-25 APR 150 - 5 
4Tropical Storm #4 18-20 JUN 40 - - 
5Typhoon #5 5- 8 JUL 80 - 1 
6Super Typhoon #6 27 JUL- 3 AUG 160 - 5 
7Typhoon #7 3- 5 AUG 65 - 1 
8Tropical Storm #8 9-10 AUG 40 - - 
9Typhoon #9 12-18 AUG 100 - 3 
10Typhoon #10 25 AUG- 2 SEP 110 - 3 
11Typhoon #11 29 AUG- 4 SEP 95 - 2 
12Super Typhoon #12 1-11 SEP 135 - 4 
13Typhoon #13 13-19 SEP 85 - 2 
14Super Typhoon #14 18-24 SEP 140 - 5 
15Typhoon #15 19-27 SEP 110 - 3 
16Typhoon #16 23-27 SEP 65 - 1 
17Super Typhoon #17 16-26 OCT 130 - 4 
18Tropical Storm #18 16-19 OCT 40 - - 
19Typhoon #19 10-21 NOV 95 - 2 
20Typhoon #21 24-29 NOV 75 - 1 
21Typhoon #22 24-25 NOV 75 - 1 
22Typhoon #23 7-10 DEC 85 - 2 

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 Typhoon #23 (07-10 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #22 (24-25 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #21 (24-29 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #19 (10-21 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #18 (16-19 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #17 (16-26 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #16 (23-27 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #15 (19-27 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #14 (18-24 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #13 (13-19 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #12 (01-11 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 135 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #11 (29 AUG-04 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #10 (25 AUG-02 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #9 (12-18 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #8 (09-10 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #7 (03-05 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #6 (27 JUL-03 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 160 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #5 (05-08 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #4 (18-20 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #3 (16-25 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #2 (09-14 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #1 (21 MAR-05 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4 TrackTracking information