Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - January 2009


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South Indian Basin

Dongo
Tropical Storm Dongo Satellite Image
Dongo Track
Tropical Storm Dongo Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Dongo
Cyclogenesis Date 01/10
Cyclolysis Date 01/12
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 63 mph (55 kt or 102 km/h)
Min Pressure 984 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.7800 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Eric
Tropical Storm Eric Satellite Image
Eric Track
Tropical Storm Eric Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Eric
Cyclogenesis Date 01/18
Cyclolysis Date 01/21
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 40 mph (35 kt or 65 km/h)
Min Pressure 991 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.3475 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Fanele
Tropical Storm Fanele Satellite Image
Fanele
Track
Tropical Storm Fanele Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Fanele
Cyclogenesis Date 01/19
Cyclolysis Date 01/21
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 1
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 115 mph (100 kt or 185 km/h)
Min Pressure 930 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 4.2388 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 01/21 - West coast of Maadagascar (78 kt)
Deaths 10
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Australian Basin

Charlotte
Tropical Storm Charlotte Satellite Image


Australian Scale Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Australian Scale Color Legend
Charlotte Track
Tropical Storm Charlotte Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Charlotte
Cyclogenesis Date 01/11
Cyclolysis Date 01/11
Highest Australian Category Cat 1
Maximum Gust 83 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 40 mph (35 kt or 65 km/h)
Min Pressure 987 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) .3675 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 01/11 - Gilbert River Mouth, Queensland ( 35 kt or 65 km/h)
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Dominic
Tropical Storm Dominic Satellite Image


Australian Scale Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Australian Scale Color Legend
Dominic Track
Tropical Storm Dominic Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Dominic
Cyclogenesis Date 01/26
Cyclolysis Date 01/27
Highest Australian Category Cat 1
Maximum Gust 120 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 58 mph (50 kt or 93 km/h)
Min Pressure 980 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) .7350 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 01/27 - Onslow, Western Australia ( 50 kt or 93 km/h)
Deaths 1
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Dominic
Tropical Storm Ellie Satellite Image


Australian Scale Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Australian Scale Color Legend
Ellie Track
Tropical Storm Ellie Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Ellie
Cyclogenesis Date 01/31
Cyclolysis Date 02/01
Highest Australian Category Cat 1
Maximum Gust 74 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 46 mph (40 kt or 74 km/h)
Min Pressure 989 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) .4050 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 02/01 - Mission Beach, Queensland ( 39 kt or 72 km/h)
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms for January 2009, published online February 2009, retrieved on September 22, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/2009/1.