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1997 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 
1Tropical Storm #1 11-27 JAN 50 - - 
2Super Typhoon #2 28 AUG-17 SEP 140 - 5 
3Tropical Storm #3 18-26 APR 55 - - 
4Tropical Storm #4 4-11 MAY 45 - - 
5Super Typhoon #5 28 NOV-22 DEC 160 - 5 
6Typhoon #6 25 MAY- 2 JUN 90 - 2 
7Super Typhoon #7 1-15 JUN 140 - 5 
8Typhoon #8 13-21 JUN 90 - 2 
9Typhoon #9 15 JUN- 4 JUL 70 - 1 
10Super Typhoon #10 15-29 JUL 140 - 5 
11Tropical Storm #11 20 JUL- 2 AUG 55 - - 
12Typhoon #12 21 JUL-10 AUG 90 - 2 
13Typhoon #13 28 JUL- 4 AUG 65 - 1 
14Super Typhoon #14 5-23 AUG 140 - 5 
15Typhoon #15 9-27 AUG 65 - 1 
16Subtropical Storm #16 13-19 AUG 30 - - 
17Typhoon #17 19-23 AUG 75 - 1 
18Typhoon #18 19-30 AUG 110 - 3 
19Super Typhoon #19 24 AUG- 6 SEP 135 - 4 
20Tropical Storm #20 26-31 AUG 45 - - 
21Typhoon #21 9-22 SEP 95 - 2 
22Typhoon #22 17-26 SEP 75 - 1 
23Tropical Storm #23 18-25 SEP 40 - - 
24Super Typhoon #24 21 SEP- 1 OCT 145 - 5 
25Tropical Storm #25 27 SEP- 5 OCT 40 - - 
26Subtropical Storm #26 29 SEP- 7 OCT 30 - - 
27Super Typhoon #27 9-26 OCT 160 - 5 
28Super Typhoon #28 11-25 OCT 160 - 5 
29Super Typhoon #29 22 OCT-10 NOV 155 - 5 
30Typhoon #30 25 OCT- 9 NOV 65 - 1 
31Typhoon #31 7-16 NOV 65 - 1 
32Super Typhoon #2 28 AUG-17 SEP 140 - 5 
33Super Typhoon #5 28 NOV-22 DEC 160 - 5 

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 Super Typhoon #5 (28 NOV-22 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 160 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #2 (28 AUG-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #31 (07-16 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #30 (25 OCT-09 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #29 (22 OCT-10 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 155 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #28 (11-25 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 160 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #27 (09-26 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 160 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #26 (29 SEP-07 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #25 (27 SEP-05 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #24 (21 SEP-01 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 145 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #23 (18-25 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #22 (17-26 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #21 (09-22 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 95 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #20 (26-31 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #19 (24 AUG-06 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 135 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #18 (19-30 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #17 (19-23 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #16 (13-19 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #15 (09-27 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #14 (05-23 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #13 (28 JUL-04 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #12 (21 JUL-10 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #11 (20 JUL-02 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #10 (15-29 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #9 (15 JUN-04 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 70 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #8 (13-21 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #7 (01-15 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #6 (25 MAY-02 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #5 (28 NOV-22 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 160 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #4 (04-11 MAY)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #3 (18-26 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #2 (28 AUG-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 140 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #1 (11-27 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information