1978 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Western Pacific

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm #1 6-13 JAN 60 - - 
2Typhoon #2 15-26 APR 85 - 2 
3Tropical Storm #3 13-20 JUN 50 - - 
4Tropical Storm #4 21-24 JUN 40 - - 
5Tropical Storm #5 26-30 JUN 35 - - 
6Typhoon #6 11-23 JUL 70 - 1 
7Typhoon #7 22 JUL- 2 AUG 70 - 1 
8Typhoon #8 22 JUL- 2 AUG 80 - 1 
9Tropical Storm #9 24-30 JUL 50 - - 
10Tropical Storm #10 8-12 AUG 40 - - 
11Typhoon #11 10-20 AUG 80 - 1 
12Tropical Storm #12 10-13 AUG 45 - - 
13Subtropical Storm #13 14-20 AUG 30 - - 
14Typhoon #14 18-28 AUG 65 - 1 
15Typhoon #15 25 AUG- 7 SEP 105 - 3 
16Tropical Storm #16 28-31 AUG 40 - - 
17Tropical Storm #17 28 AUG- 1 SEP 50 - - 
18Typhoon #18 9-15 SEP 65 - 1 
19Typhoon #19 9-17 SEP 90 - 2 
20Tropical Storm #20 20-26 SEP 50 - - 
21Typhoon #21 20 SEP- 2 OCT 75 - 1 
22Typhoon #22 29 SEP- 4 OCT 70 - 1 
23Tropical Storm #23 6-16 OCT 60 - - 
24Typhoon #24 8-15 OCT 85 - 2 
25Subtropical Storm #25 8-12 OCT 30 - - 
26Subtropical Storm #26 10-16 OCT 20 - - 
27Typhoon #27 13-22 OCT 95 - 2 
28Super Typhoon #28 15-29 OCT 150 - 5 
29Tropical Storm #29 31 OCT- 6 NOV 60 - - 
30Subtropical Storm #30 15-20 NOV 25 - - 
31Typhoon #31 16-24 NOV 125 - 4 
32Tropical Storm #32 25-30 NOV 55 - - 

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

Tropical Storm #32 (25-30 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Typhoon #31 (16-24 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4

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Subtropical Storm #30 (15-20 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 25

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Tropical Storm #29 (31 OCT-06 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Super Typhoon #28 (15-29 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5

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Typhoon #27 (13-22 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2

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Subtropical Storm #26 (10-16 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 20

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Subtropical Storm #25 (08-12 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 30

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Typhoon #24 (08-15 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #23 (06-16 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Typhoon #22 (29 SEP-04 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Typhoon #21 (20 SEP-02 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #20 (20-26 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Typhoon #19 (09-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Typhoon #18 (09-15 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #17 (28 AUG-01 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Tropical Storm #16 (28-31 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Typhoon #15 (25 AUG-07 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3

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Typhoon #14 (18-28 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Subtropical Storm #13 (14-20 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 30

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Tropical Storm #12 (10-13 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Typhoon #11 (10-20 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #10 (08-12 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Tropical Storm #9 (24-30 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Typhoon #8 (22 JUL-02 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Typhoon #7 (22 JUL-02 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Typhoon #6 (11-23 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Tropical Storm #5 (26-30 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #4 (21-24 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Tropical Storm #3 (13-20 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Typhoon #2 (15-26 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #1 (06-13 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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