1979 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 1-14 JAN 110 - 3 
2Typhoon #2 18-25 MAR 90 - 2 
3Typhoon #3 8-21 APR 80 - 1 
4Tropical Storm #4 6-17 MAY 40 - - 
5Subtropical Storm #5 17-24 MAY 30 - - 
6Typhoon #6 29 JUN- 6 JUL 85 - 2 
7Tropical Storm #7 28 JUN- 7 JUL 40 - - 
8Subtropical Storm #8 23-26 JUL 20 - - 
9Super Typhoon #9 24 JUL- 8 AUG 130 - 4 
10Tropical Storm #10 25-29 JUL 60 - - 
11Subtropical Storm #11 2- 6 AUG 25 - - 
12Typhoon #12 7-18 AUG 90 - 2 
13Super Typhoon #13 15-26 AUG 135 - 4 
14Subtropical Storm #14 18-20 AUG 20 - - 
15Tropical Storm #15 30 AUG- 4 SEP 60 - - 
16Typhoon #16 2- 9 SEP 90 - 2 
17Typhoon #17 13-24 SEP 70 - 1 
18Tropical Storm #18 17-22 SEP 45 - - 
19Typhoon #19 22 SEP- 1 OCT 110 - 3 
20Tropical Storm #20 23-26 SEP 45 - - 
21Tropical Storm #21 2- 7 OCT 45 - - 
22Typhoon #22 30 SEP-15 OCT 110 - 3 
23Super Typhoon #23 4-19 OCT 165 - 5 
24Super Typhoon #24 2- 7 NOV 140 - 5 
25Tropical Storm #25 7-13 NOV 50 - - 
26Subtropical Storm #26 29 NOV- 2 DEC 30 - - 
27Typhoon #27 29 NOV-15 DEC 110 - 3 
28Tropical Storm #28 17-23 DEC 60 - - 

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 #28 (17-23 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Typhoon #27 (29 NOV-15 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Subtropical Storm #26 (29 NOV-02 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 30

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Tropical Storm #25 (07-13 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Super Typhoon #24 (02-07 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Category: 5

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Super Typhoon #23 (04-19 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 165 Category: 5

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Typhoon #22 (30 SEP-15 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #21 (02-07 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Tropical Storm #20 (23-26 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Typhoon #19 (22 SEP-01 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Tropical Storm #18 (17-22 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 45

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Typhoon #17 (13-24 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1

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Typhoon #16 (02-09 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Tropical Storm #15 (30 AUG-04 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Subtropical Storm #14 (18-20 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 20

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Super Typhoon #13 (15-26 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 135 Category: 4

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Typhoon #12 (07-18 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Subtropical Storm #11 (02-06 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 25

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Tropical Storm #10 (25-29 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 60

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Super Typhoon #9 (24 JUL-08 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Category: 4

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Subtropical Storm #8 (23-26 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 20

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Tropical Storm #7 (28 JUN-07 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Typhoon #6 (29 JUN-06 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2

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Subtropical Storm #5 (17-24 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 30

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Tropical Storm #4 (06-17 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Typhoon #3 (08-21 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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Typhoon #2 (18-25 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Typhoon #1 (01-14 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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