Pacific typhoon climatology

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Tracks of all tropical cyclones in the northernwestern Pacific Ocean between 1980 and 2005. The vertical line to the right is the International Date Line.

The following is a list of Pacific typhoon seasons. The seasons are limited to the north of the equator between the 100th meridian east and the 180th meridian.

Period Seasons
Pre 1940 List of Pacific typhoons before 1900, 1900, 1901, 1927, 1939
1940s 1940, 1941–44, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949
1950s 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959
1960s 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969
1970s 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979
1980s 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989
1990s 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
2000s 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
2010s 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Pre 1940[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1900 -- 23 -- -- Guam typhoon >1,965 Unknown
1901 -- 21 -- -- De Witte typhoon >4 Unknown
1927 27 25 19 -- Eleven 15,159 $4 million
1939 28 24 22 -- Twenty-Six 1,185 $106.15 million
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1940s[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1940 43 -- 27 -- July typhoon 183 Unknown
1945 -- 26 13 -- Helen 3,798+ Unknown
1946 -- 15 10 -- Lilly Unknown Unknown
1947 -- 27 19 1 Rosalind Unknown Unknown
1948 -- 26 15 1 Karen Unknown Unknown
1949 33 22 14 1 Patricia At least 1,790 $127 million
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1950s[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1950 -- 18 12 1 Doris 544 Unknown
1951 31 25 16 1 Marge 1,185 $106.15 million
1952 -- 29 20 6 Wilma 1,070 Unknown
1953 -- 24 17 5 Nina 430 Unknown
1954 33 19 15 5 Ida 1,530 Unknown
1955 39 31 20 4 Clara Unknown Unknown
1956 39 26 18 5 Wanda >5,980 $60.5 million
1957 27 22 18 8 Lola 644 Unknown
1958 24 23 21 9 Ida Unknown Unknown
1959 33 25 18 8 Joan >8,557 $755 million
>19,396 $921.65 million
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1960s[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1960 39 30 19 2 Shirley >2,869 $69 million
1961 53 35 20 8 Nancy 308 Unknown
1962 38 30 23 6 Emma 1,700 $325 million
1963 36 25 19 8 Judy Unknown Unknown
1964 58 40 26 7 Sally and Opal >8,743 Unknown Most active tropical cyclone season recorded globally
1965 44 35 21 11 Bess Unknown Unknown
1966 51 30 20 3 Kit 1,146 $377.6 million
1967 40 35 20 5 Carla Unknown Unknown
1968 39 29 20 4 Agnes Unknown Unknown
1969 34 23 13 2 Elsie Unknown Unknown
>14,766 $771.6 million
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1970s[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1970 30 24 12 7 Hope 3,909 Unknown
1971 55 35 24 6 Irma 617 $57.7 million
1972 38 30 22 2 Rita 860 $290 million
1973 25 21 12 3 Nora Unknown Unknown
1974 35 32 16 0 Gloria Unknown Unknown
1975 25 20 14 3 June >229,160 >$1.2 billion Deadliest typhoon season on record
1976 30 25 14 4 Louise Unknown Unknown
1977 26 20 11 1 Babe 143 Unknown
1978 34 30 15 1 Rita Unknown Unknown
1979 55 24 13 4 Tip At least 976 $18.36 billion
>235,665 >$19.91 billion
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1980s[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1980 46 24 15 2 Wynne >131 Unknown
1981 52 29 13 2 Elsie >1,268 >$280.2 million
1982 29 25 19 2 Mac 597 $2.41 billion
1983 33 23 10 4 Forrest 1,073 $258.3 million
1984 44 27 16 2 Vanessa 2,919 $1 billion
1985 57 28 15 1 Dot 1,355 $243.1 million
1986 48 29 19 3 Peggy >905 >$508.5 million
1987 32 23 17 6 Betty 1,402 $1.3 billion
1988 52 31 11 1 Nelson >786 >$503.9 million
1989 55 32 20 5 Gordon and Elsie 3,328 $2.24 billion
>13,822 $7.52 billion
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1990s[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Notes
1990 41 29 18 4 Flo 1,606 $5.26 billion
1991 38 29 17 5 Yuri 5,505 $10.1 billion
1992 40 31 16 5 Gay 399 $2.64 billion
1993 43 30 15 3 Koryn 668 $1.75 billion
1994 46 36 19 6 Melissa and Seth 2,539 $8.3 billion
1995 47 24 8 5 Angela 1,317 $1.21 billion
1996 43 31 16 6 Herb 873 $6.87 billion
1997 47 28 16 11 Ivan and Joan At least 4,181 $4.59 billion Most Category 5 storms in a single season on record
1998 30 16 8 3 Zeb 924 $950.8 million latest start for a Pacific typhoon season and

latest start for the first named system to develop

1999 45 20 5 1 Bart At least 976 $18.36 billion
~18,988 $60.03 billion
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2000s[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Retired
names
Notes
2000 51 23 13 4 Bilis 467 $7.11 billion None
2001 45 26 16 3 Faxai 1,287 $2.3 billion Vamei
2002 44 26 15 8 Fengshen 725 $9.54 billion Chataan, Rusa, Pongsona
2003 45 21 14 5 Maemi 360 $5.73 billion Yanyan, Imbudo, Maemi
2004 45 29 19 7 Chaba 2,402 $18.1 billion Sudal, Tingting, Rananim Third most active season in recorded history
2005 33 24 13 3 Haitang 436 $7.64 billion Matsa, Nabi, Longwang
2006 40 23 15 6 Yagi 3,879 $14.4 billion Chanchu, Bilis, Saomai, Xangsane, Durian
2007 34 24 14 5 Sepat 320 $7.5 billion None
2008 40 22 11 3 Jangmi 1,936 $5.97 billion None
2009 41 22 13 5 Nida 2,348 $9.97 billion Morakot, Ketsana, Parma
14,160 $88.26 billion
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2010s[edit]

Year TD TS TY STY Strongest
storm
Deaths Damages
(USD)
Retired
names
Notes
2010 29 14 7 1 Megi 384 $2.96 billion Fanapi Quietest Pacific typhoon season on record
2011 39 21 8 4 Songda 3,111 $7.18 billion Washi
2012 35 25 14 4 Sanba 2,487 $20.5 billion Vicente, Bopha Second costliest season ever recorded
2013 49 31 13 5 Haiyan 8,570 $35 billion Sonamu, Utor, Fitow, Haiyan Most active since 2004, deadliest since 1975, costliest season ever
2014 32 23 11 8 Vongfong 576 $12.4 billion Rammasun Most Category 5 typhoons since 1997
2015 40 27 18 9 Soudelor 350 $12.2 billion Soudelor, Mujigae, Koppu, Melor Saw each month having a named storm active since 1963
2016 51 26 13 6 Meranti 972 $13.4 billion Meranti, Sarika, Haima, Nock-ten Fifth latest start for a Pacific typhoon season and second latest start for the first named system to develop
2017 42 27 11 2 Lan 864 $15.7 billion Hato, Kai-tak, Tembin Second latest start for a typhoon to develop since 1998
2018 33 23 9 4 Mangkhut 265 $5.79 billion TBD Third earliest start for a tropical storm to develop since 1949
17,576 $125.17 billion
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See also[edit]

Parent topics[edit]

Other tropical cyclone basins[edit]

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