1998 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Western Pacific

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Depression 01W 07-11 JUL 30 - 
2Tropical Storm NICHOLE 08-10 JUL 45 - 
3Tropical Depression 03W 25-26 JUL 30 - 
4Typhoon OTTO 02-05 AUG 65 1 
5Tropical Storm PENNY 06-11 AUG 55 - 
6Typhoon REX 24 AUG-07 SEP 115 4 
7Tropical Depression 07W 02-05 SEP 30 - 
8Typhoon STELLA 13-16 SEP 65 1 
9Tropical Depression 09W 13-13 SEP 25 - 
10Typhoon TODD 16-20 SEP 120 4 
11Typhoon VICKI 17-21 SEP 90 2 
12Tropical Depression 12W 18-19 SEP 30 - 
13Tropical Storm WALDO 20-21 SEP 48 - 
14Typhoon YANNI 25 SEP-30 OCT 80 1 
15Tropical Depression 15W 03-05 OCT 30 - 
16Tropical Depression 16W 05-07 OCT 30 - 
17Tropical Depression 17W 06-07 OCT 30 - 
18Super Typhoon ZEB 09-17 OCT 155 5 
19Tropical Storm ALEX 11-11 OCT 40 - 
20Super Typhoon BABS 14-26 OCT 135 5 
21Tropical Storm CHIP 12-14 NOV 50 - 
22Tropical Storm DAWN 18-20 NOV 45 - 
23Tropical Storm ELVIS 24-26 NOV 40 - 
24Typhoon FAITH 10-15 DEC 100 3 
25Tropical Storm GIL 10-11 DEC 35 - 
26Tropical Depression 26W 18-19 DEC 25 - 
27Tropical Depression 27W 19-22 DEC 30 - 

Saffir-Simpson Scale

The chart color codes intensity (category based on Saffir-Simpson scale):

Type Category Pressure (mb) Winds
(knots)
Winds
(mph)
Surge
(ft)
Line Color
Depression TD ----- < 34 < 39   Green
Tropical Storm TS ----- 34-63 39-73   Yellow
Hurricane 1 > 980 64-82 74-95 4-5 Red
Hurricane 2 965-980 83-95 96-110 6-8 Light Red
Hurricane 3 945-965 96-112 111-130 9-12 Magenta
Hurricane 4 920-945 113-135 131-155 13-18 Light Magenta
Hurricane 5 < 920 >135 >155 >18 White

NOTE: Pressures are in millibars and winds are in knots where one knot is equal to 1.15 mph


Individual Storm Details


  • Tropical Depression 01W (07-11 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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  • Tropical Storm NICHOLE (08-10 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Depression 03W (25-26 JUL)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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  • Typhoon OTTO (02-05 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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  • Tropical Storm PENNY (06-11 AUG)
    Storm - Max Winds: 55 Category: TS

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  • Typhoon REX (24 AUG-07 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4

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  • Tropical Depression 07W (02-05 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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  • Typhoon STELLA (13-16 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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  • Tropical Depression 09W (13-13 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Category: TD

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  • Typhoon TODD (16-20 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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  • Typhoon VICKI (17-21 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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  • Tropical Depression 12W (18-19 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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  • Tropical Storm WALDO (20-21 SEP)
    Storm - Max Winds: 48 Category: TS

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  • Typhoon YANNI (25 SEP-30 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1

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  • Tropical Depression 15W (03-05 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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  • Tropical Depression 16W (05-07 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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  • Tropical Depression 17W (06-07 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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  • Super Typhoon ZEB (09-17 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 155 Category: 5

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  • Tropical Storm ALEX (11-11 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS

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  • Super Typhoon BABS (14-26 OCT)
    Storm - Max Winds: 135 Category: 5

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  • Tropical Storm CHIP (12-14 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 50 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Storm DAWN (18-20 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 45 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Storm ELVIS (25-26 NOV)
    Storm - Max Winds: 40 Category: TS

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  • Typhoon FAITH (10-10 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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  • Tropical Storm GIL (10-11 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 35 Category: TS

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  • Tropical Depression 26W (18-19 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 25 Category: TD

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  • Tropical Depression 27W (19-22 DEC)
    Storm - Max Winds: 30 Category: TD

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