1968 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Western Pacific

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Typhoon #1 6-15 APR 110 - 3 
2Typhoon #2 31 MAY- 5 JUN 100 - 3 
3Typhoon #3 28 JUN- 2 JUL 110 - 3 
4Super Typhoon #4 20-30 JUL 130 - 4 
5Tropical Storm #5 21-28 JUL 60 - - 
6Tropical Storm #6 24-25 JUL 45 - - 
7Tropical Storm #7 5-17 AUG 55 - - 
8Tropical Storm #8 10-13 AUG 60 - - 
9Typhoon #9 17-21 AUG 65 - 1 
10Tropical Storm #10 23-29 AUG 55 - - 
11Tropical Storm #11 25-27 AUG 55 - - 
12Super Typhoon #12 28 AUG- 9 SEP 140 - 5 
13Super Typhoon #13 28 AUG-10 SEP 150 - 5 
14Typhoon #14 31 AUG- 6 SEP 65 - 1 
15Typhoon #15 16-25 SEP 120 - 4 
16Typhoon #16 16-24 SEP 110 - 3 
17Super Typhoon #17 24 SEP- 1 OCT 150 - 5 
18Super Typhoon #18 2- 9 OCT 145 - 5 
19Typhoon #19 15-24 OCT 90 - 2 
20Tropical Storm #20 18-20 OCT 55 - - 
21Typhoon #21 20-25 OCT 80 - 1 
22Typhoon #22 24 OCT- 2 NOV 120 - 4 
23Typhoon #23 30 OCT- 5 NOV 70 - 1 
24Typhoon #24 8-13 NOV 105 - 3 
25Typhoon #25 12-24 NOV 65 - 1 
26Typhoon #26 18-28 NOV 70 - 1 
27Typhoon #27 22-29 NOV 120 - 4 
28Subtropical Storm #28 28-29 FEB - - - 
29Subtropical Storm #29 2- 2 JUN - - - 
30Subtropical Storm #30 6- 6 JUN - - - 
31Subtropical Storm #31 7- 7 AUG - - - 

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

Subtropical Storm #31 (07-07 AUG)
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Subtropical Storm #30 (06-06 JUN)
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Subtropical Storm #29 (02-02 JUN)
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Subtropical Storm #28 (28-29 FEB)
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Typhoon #27 (22-29 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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Typhoon #26 (18-28 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Typhoon #25 (12-24 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Typhoon #24 (08-13 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3

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Typhoon #23 (30 OCT-05 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Typhoon #22 (24 OCT-02 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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Typhoon #21 (20-25 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #20 (18-20 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Typhoon #19 (15-24 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Super Typhoon #18 (02-09 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 145 Category: 5

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Super Typhoon #17 (24 SEP-01 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5

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Typhoon #16 (16-24 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Typhoon #15 (16-25 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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Typhoon #14 (31 AUG-06 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Super Typhoon #13 (28 AUG-10 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5

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Super Typhoon #12 (28 AUG-09 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Category: 5

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Tropical Storm #11 (25-27 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Tropical Storm #10 (23-29 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Typhoon #9 (17-21 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #8 (10-13 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Tropical Storm #7 (05-17 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Tropical Storm #6 (24-25 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #5 (21-28 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Super Typhoon #4 (20-30 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Category: 4

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Typhoon #3 (28 JUN-02 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Typhoon #2 (31 MAY-05 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Typhoon #1 (06-15 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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