Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - November 2009


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Note: This report catalogs recent tropical cyclones and places each basin's tropical cyclone activity in a climate-scale context. It is not updated in real time. Users seeking real time status and forecasts of tropical cyclones should visit The National Hurricane Center.

Atlantic Basin


Ida
Tropical Storm Ida Satellite Image
Ida Track
Tropical Storm Ida Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Ida
Cyclogenesis Date 11/04
Cyclolysis Date 11/10
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 2
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 104 mph (90 kt or 167 km/h)
Min Pressure 993 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 7.4575 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 11/05 - Tasbapauni, Nicaragua (65 kt or 120 km/h)
11/10 - Dauphin, Alabama (40 kt or 75 km/h)
11/10 - Bon Secour, Alabama(40 kt or 75 km/h)
Deaths 1
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

More information on Ida is available from the NOAA National Hurricane Center.


Northwest Pacific Basin

Nida
Tropical Storm Nida Satellite Image
Nida Track
Tropical Storm Nida Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Nida
Cyclogenesis Date 11/23
Cyclolysis Date 12/03
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 5
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 184 mph (160 kt or 296 km/h)
Min Pressure 905 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 45.4025 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


North Indian Basin

Phyan
Tropical Storm Phyan Satellite Image
Phyan Track
Tropical Storm Phyan Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Phyan
Cyclogenesis Date 11/09
Cyclolysis Date 11/11
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 58 mph (50 kt or 93 km/h)
Min Pressure 992
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.3100 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 11/11 - Maharashtra (39 kt or 72 km/h)
Deaths N/A
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


South Indian Basin

Anja
Tropical Storm Anja Satellite Image
Anja Track
Tropical Storm Anja Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Anja
Cyclogenesis Date 11/14
Cyclolysis Date 11/18
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 4
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 132 mph (115 kt or 213 km/h)
Min Pressure 950
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 12.5300 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths N/A
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Bongani
Tropical Storm Bongani Satellite Image
Bongani Track
Tropical Storm Bongani Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Bongani
Cyclogenesis Date 11/23
Cyclolysis Date 11/25
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category 45
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 52 mph (45 kt or 83 km/h)
Min Pressure 997
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.3918 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths N/A
*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 November 2009, published online December 2009, retrieved on July 29, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/2009/11.