1959 Hurricane/Tropical Data for Western Pacific

Individual Storm Summary

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

#NameDateWindPresCat 
1Tropical Storm #1 27 FEB- 1 MAR 50 - - 
2Tropical Storm #2 4-13 MAR 55 - - 
3Typhoon #3 14-23 APR 125 - 4 
4Subtropical Storm #4 4- 6 JUL - - - 
5Typhoon #5 12-18 JUL 90 - 2 
6Typhoon #6 2-12 AUG 100 - 3 
7Typhoon #7 12-15 AUG 110 - 3 
8Typhoon #8 19-23 AUG 90 - 2 
9Super Typhoon #9 25-31 AUG 170 - 5 
10Tropical Storm #10 25-27 AUG 40 - - 
11Typhoon #11 30 AUG- 7 SEP 120 - 4 
12Tropical Storm #12 5-12 SEP 50 - - 
13Tropical Storm #13 5- 6 SEP 35 - - 
14Super Typhoon #14 11-19 SEP 165 - 5 
15Super Typhoon #15 21-28 SEP 165 - 5 
16Typhoon #16 3- 9 OCT 65 - 1 
17Tropical Storm #17 5-10 OCT 40 - - 
18Super Typhoon #18 9-19 OCT 145 - 5 
19Super Typhoon #19 14-25 OCT 150 - 5 
20Typhoon #20 5-15 NOV 110 - 3 
21Typhoon #21 13-21 NOV 115 - 4 
22Super Typhoon #22 13-22 DEC 150 - 5 
23Super Typhoon #23 24 DEC- 2 JAN 130 - 4 

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

Super Typhoon #23 (24 DEC-02 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 130 Category: 4

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Super Typhoon #22 (13-22 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5

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Typhoon #21 (13-21 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4

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Typhoon #20 (05-15 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Super Typhoon #19 (14-25 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 150 Category: 5

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Super Typhoon #18 (09-19 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 145 Category: 5

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Tropical Storm #17 (05-10 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Typhoon #16 (03-09 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1

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Super Typhoon #15 (21-28 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 165 Category: 5

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Super Typhoon #14 (11-19 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 165 Category: 5

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Tropical Storm #13 (05-06 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 35

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Tropical Storm #12 (05-12 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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Typhoon #11 (30 AUG-07 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm #10 (25-27 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 40

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Super Typhoon #9 (25-31 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 170 Category: 5

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Typhoon #8 (19-23 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Typhoon #7 (12-15 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3

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Typhoon #6 (02-12 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3

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Typhoon #5 (12-18 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2

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Subtropical Storm #4 (04-06 JUL)
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Typhoon #3 (14-23 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4

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Tropical Storm #2 (04-13 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 55

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Tropical Storm #1 (27 FEB-01 MAR)
Storm - Max Winds: 50

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