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1972 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 #1 5-15 JAN 120 - 4 
2Subtropical Storm #2 30 MAR- 4 APR 30 - - 
3Typhoon #3 29 MAY- 7 JUN 105 - 3 
4Tropical Storm #4 31 MAY- 7 JUN 45 - - 
5Tropical Storm #5 1- 8 JUN 50 - - 
6Typhoon #6 22-30 JUN 80 - 1 
7Typhoon #7 5-22 JUL 120 - 4 
8Super Typhoon #8 5-29 JUL 145 - 5 
9Typhoon #9 5-16 JUL 65 - 1 
10Typhoon #10 7-25 JUL 125 - 4 
11Tropical Storm #11 23-28 JUL 60 - - 
12Tropical Storm #12 30 JUL- 4 AUG 60 - - 
13Typhoon #13 31 JUL-12 AUG 90 - 2 
14Super Typhoon #14 8-19 AUG 135 - 4 
15Tropical Storm #15 24-31 AUG 55 - - 
16Typhoon #16 24-30 AUG 65 - 1 
17Typhoon #17 30 AUG- 6 SEP 75 - 1 
18Typhoon #18 9-18 SEP 75 - 1 
19Tropical Storm #19 11-20 SEP 50 - - 
20Typhoon #20 12-21 SEP 100 - 3 
21Subtropical Storm #21 12-17 SEP 30 - - 
22Typhoon #22 16-27 SEP 110 - 3 
23Tropical Storm #23 30 SEP- 8 OCT 60 - - 
24Typhoon #24 30 SEP- 4 OCT 75 - 1 
25Typhoon #25 4-16 OCT 115 - 4 
26Typhoon #26 15-29 OCT 105 - 3 
27Typhoon #27 20-31 OCT 105 - 3 
28Typhoon #28 3- 9 NOV 110 - 3 
29Typhoon #29 14-21 NOV 110 - 3 
30Typhoon #30 30 NOV- 5 DEC 80 - 1 
31Typhoon #31 30 NOV-12 DEC 105 - 3 
32Tropical Storm #32 11-19 DEC 55 - - 

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 Tropical Storm #32 (11-19 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #31 (30 NOV-12 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #30 (30 NOV-05 DEC)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #29 (14-21 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #28 (03-09 NOV)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #27 (20-31 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #26 (15-29 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #25 (04-16 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 115 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #24 (30 SEP-04 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #23 (30 SEP-08 OCT)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #22 (16-27 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 110 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #21 (12-17 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #20 (12-21 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 100 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #19 (11-20 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #18 (09-18 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #17 (30 AUG-06 SEP)
Storm - Max Winds: 75 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #16 (24-30 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #15 (24-31 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 55 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #14 (08-19 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 135 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #13 (31 JUL-12 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 90 Category: 2 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #12 (30 JUL-04 AUG)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #11 (23-28 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 60 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #10 (07-25 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 125 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #9 (05-16 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 65 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Super Typhoon #8 (05-29 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 145 Category: 5 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #7 (05-22 JUL)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #6 (22-30 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 80 Category: 1 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #5 (01-08 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 50 TrackTracking information
Track Tropical Storm #4 (31 MAY-07 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 45 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #3 (29 MAY-07 JUN)
Storm - Max Winds: 105 Category: 3 TrackTracking information
Track Subtropical Storm #2 (30 MAR-04 APR)
Storm - Max Winds: 30 TrackTracking information
Track Typhoon #1 (05-15 JAN)
Storm - Max Winds: 120 Category: 4 TrackTracking information