Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - March 2009


NCDC transitioned to the nClimDiv dataset on Thursday, March 13, 2014. This was coincident with the release of the February 2014 monthly monitoring report. For details on this transition, please visit our public FTP site and our U.S. Climate Divisional Database site.


Australian Basin

Gabrielle
Tropical Storm Gabrielle Satellite Image


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


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle
Cyclogenesis Date 03/02
Cyclolysis Date 03/04
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 988 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.1025 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Gabrielle
Tropical Storm Hamish Satellite Image


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


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Hamish
Cyclogenesis Date 03/06
Cyclolysis Date 03/11
Highest Australian Category Cat 5
Maximum Gust 296 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 4
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 150 mph (130 kt or 241 km/h)
Min Pressure 925 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 21.3794 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


IIsa
Tropical Storm IIsa Satellite Image


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


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone IIsa
Cyclogenesis Date 03/18
Cyclolysis Date 03/23
Highest Australian Category Cat 4
Maximum Gust 232 km/h
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 3
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 115 mph (100 kt or 185 km/h)
Min Pressure 958 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 10.9619 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


South Pacific Basin

Joni
Tropical Storm Joni Satellite Image
Joni Track
Tropical Storm Joni Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Joni
Cyclogenesis Date 03/11
Cyclolysis Date 03/13
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 63 mph (55 kt or 102 km/h)
Min Pressure 980 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 2.4588 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Ken
Tropical Storm Ken Satellite Image
Ken Track
Tropical Storm Ken Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Ken
Cyclogenesis Date 03/17
Cyclolysis Date 03/20
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 52 mph (45 kt or 83 km/h)
Min Pressure 985 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.3838 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


Jasper
Tropical Storm Jasper Satellite Image
Jasper Track
Tropical Storm Jasper Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Jasper
Cyclogenesis Date 03/24
Cyclolysis Date 03/25
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 52 mph (45 kt or 83 km/h)
Min Pressure 985 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) .8256 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
Deaths 0
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.


South Indian Basin

Izida
Tropical Storm Izida Satellite Image
Izida Track
Tropical Storm Izida Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Izida
Cyclogenesis Date 03/24
Cyclolysis Date 03/27
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 1
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 75 mph (65 kt or 120 km/h)
Min Pressure 978 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 2.4363 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) N/A
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 March 2009, published online April 2009, retrieved on September 17, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/2009/3.