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1998 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 
1Subtropical Storm #1 6-11 JUL 30 - - 
2Tropical Storm #2 7-12 JUL 50 - - 
3Tropical Storm #3 22-26 JUL 45 - - 
4Typhoon #4 1- 5 AUG 100 - 3 
5Tropical Storm #5 5-12 AUG 60 - - 
6Typhoon #6 22 AUG- 9 SEP 115 - 4 
7Subtropical Storm #7 31 AUG- 6 SEP 30 - - 
8Typhoon #8 10-16 SEP 65 - 1 
9Subtropical Storm #9 12-14 SEP 25 - - 
10Super Typhoon #10 14-20 SEP 130 - 4 
11Typhoon #11 16-23 SEP 90 - 2 
12Subtropical Storm #12 16-19 SEP 30 - - 
13Tropical Storm #13 18-21 SEP 45 - - 
14Typhoon #14 24 SEP- 2 OCT 80 - 1 
15Subtropical Storm #15 2- 5 OCT 30 - - 
16Subtropical Storm #16 4- 7 OCT 30 - - 
17Subtropical Storm #17 5- 7 OCT 30 - - 
18Super Typhoon #18 7-18 OCT 155 - 5 
19Tropical Storm #19 10-12 OCT 50 - - 
20Super Typhoon #20 11-27 OCT 135 - 4 
21Tropical Storm #21 10-15 NOV 50 - - 
22Tropical Storm #22 16-20 NOV 45 - - 
23Tropical Storm #23 23-26 NOV 45 - - 
24Typhoon #24 7-14 DEC 90 - 2 
25Tropical Storm #25 8-13 DEC 35 - - 
26Subtropical Storm #26 17-19 DEC 25 - - 
27Subtropical Storm #27 18-22 DEC 30 - - 

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 Subtropical Storm #27 (18-22 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #26 (17-19 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 25 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #25 (08-13 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 35 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #24 (07-14 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #23 (23-26 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #22 (16-20 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #21 (10-15 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #20 (11-27 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 135 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #19 (10-12 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #18 (07-18 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 155 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #17 (05-07 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #16 (04-07 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #15 (02-05 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #14 (24 SEP-02 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #13 (18-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #12 (16-19 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #11 (16-23 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #10 (14-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #9 (12-14 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 25 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #8 (10-16 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #7 (31 AUG-06 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #6 (22 AUG-09 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #5 (05-12 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #4 (01-05 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #3 (22-26 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #2 (07-12 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #1 (06-11 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information