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1981 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 11-17 MAR 100 - 3 
2Tropical Storm #2 14-20 APR 60 - - 
3Tropical Storm #3 29 APR-10 MAY 45 - - 
4Typhoon #4 7-14 JUN 65 - 1 
5Typhoon #5 16-22 JUN 75 - 1 
6Typhoon #6 28 JUN- 5 JUL 75 - 1 
7Tropical Storm #7 1- 7 JUL 55 - - 
8Tropical Storm #8 17-20 JUL 55 - - 
9Tropical Storm #9 22-23 JUL 35 - - 
10Typhoon #10 27 JUL- 1 AUG 65 - 1 
11Subtropical Storm #11 31 JUL- 2 AUG 20 - - 
12Tropical Storm #12 3- 4 AUG 45 - - 
13Tropical Storm #13 4- 9 AUG 50 - - 
14Tropical Storm #14 6-13 AUG 60 - - 
15Typhoon #15 16-23 AUG 85 - 2 
16Tropical Storm #16 16-19 AUG 55 - - 
17Tropical Storm #17 17-20 AUG 45 - - 
18Typhoon #18 25 AUG- 1 SEP 95 - 2 
19Typhoon #19 3- 7 SEP 85 - 2 
20Typhoon #20 13-22 SEP 120 - 4 
21Typhoon #21 19-23 SEP 80 - 1 
22Super Typhoon #22 24 SEP- 2 OCT 150 - 5 
23Tropical Storm #23 10-14 OCT 45 - - 
24Typhoon #24 14-23 OCT 95 - 2 
25Typhoon #25 12-23 NOV 100 - 3 
26Super Typhoon #26 17-27 NOV 135 - 4 
27Tropical Storm #27 21-26 NOV 35 - - 
28Typhoon #28 9-20 DEC 115 - 4 
29Typhoon #29 22-28 DEC 95 - 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 #29 (22-28 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #28 (09-20 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #27 (21-26 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #26 (17-27 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 135 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #25 (12-23 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #24 (14-23 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #23 (10-14 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #22 (24 SEP-02 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #21 (19-23 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #20 (13-22 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #19 (03-07 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #18 (25 AUG-01 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #17 (17-20 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #16 (16-19 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #15 (16-23 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 85 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #14 (06-13 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #13 (04-09 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #12 (03-04 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #11 (31 JUL-02 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 20 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #10 (27 JUL-01 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #9 (22-23 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #8 (17-20 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #7 (01-07 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #6 (28 JUN-05 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #5 (16-22 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #4 (07-14 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #3 (29 APR-10 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #2 (14-20 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #1 (11-17 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information