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1953 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 #2 18-25 FEB 100 - 3 
2Typhoon #3 28 MAY- 7 JUN 120 - 4 
3Tropical Storm #4 24-26 JUN 40 - - 
4Super Typhoon #5 25 JUN- 8 JUL 150 - 5 
5Typhoon #6 23 JUL- 3 AUG 80 - 1 
6Typhoon #7 30 JUL- 8 AUG 100 - 3 
7Super Typhoon #8 8-18 AUG 160 - 5 
8Tropical Storm #9 9-11 AUG 45 - - 
9Typhoon #10 12-16 AUG 100 - 3 
10Typhoon #11 15-22 AUG 75 - 1 
11Typhoon #12 23 AUG- 2 SEP 125 - 4 
12Tropical Storm #13 26-29 AUG 55 - - 
13Typhoon #14 15-20 SEP 110 - 3 
14Super Typhoon #15 17-27 SEP 150 - 5 
15Tropical Storm #16 25-28 SEP 40 - - 
16Typhoon #17 3- 8 OCT 100 - 3 
17Typhoon #18 6- 9 OCT 65 - 1 
18Typhoon #19 11-23 OCT 100 - 3 
19Super Typhoon #20 25 OCT- 2 NOV 130 - 4 
20Typhoon #21 8-20 NOV 120 - 4 
21Tropical Storm #22 25-29 NOV 40 - - 
22Tropical Storm #23 28 NOV- 3 DEC 40 - - 
23Super Typhoon #24 9-22 DEC 150 - 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 #24 (09-22 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #23 (28 NOV-03 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #22 (25-29 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #21 (08-20 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #20 (25 OCT-02 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #19 (11-23 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #18 (06-09 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #17 (03-08 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #16 (25-28 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #15 (17-27 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #14 (15-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #13 (26-29 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #12 (23 AUG-02 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #11 (15-22 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #10 (12-16 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #9 (09-11 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #8 (08-18 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 160 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #7 (30 JUL-08 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #6 (23 JUL-03 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #5 (25 JUN-08 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #4 (24-26 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 40 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #3 (28 MAY-07 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #2 (18-25 FEB)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information