Hurricanes & Tropical Storms - July 2012


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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.

East North Pacific Basin

Daniel
Tropical Storm Daniel Satellite Image
Daniel Track
Tropical Storm Daniel Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Daniel
Cyclogenesis Date 07/05
Cyclolysis Date 07/11
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 2
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 109 mph (95 kt or 176 km/h)
Min Pressure 961 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 11.1050 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds)
Deaths
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Emilia
Tropical Storm Emilia Satellite Image
Emilia Track
Tropical Storm Emilia Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Emilia
Cyclogenesis Date 07/08
Cyclolysis Date 07/15
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 4
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 132 mph (115 kt or 213 km/h)
Min Pressure 945 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 17.9850 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds)
Deaths
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Fabio
Tropical Storm Fabio Satellite Image
Fabio Track
Tropical Storm Fabio Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Fabio
Cyclogenesis Date 07/12
Cyclolysis Date 07/17
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 2
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 104 mph (90 kt or 167 km/h)
Min Pressure 972 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 10.0050 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds)
Deaths
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

West North Pacific Basin

Khanun
Tropical Storm Khanun Satellite Image
Khanun Track
Tropical Storm Khanun Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Khanun(Enteng)
Cyclogenesis Date 07/16
Cyclolysis Date 07/18
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category TS
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 58 mph (50 kt or 93 km/h)
Min Pressure 985 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 1.9700 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds)
Deaths 89
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Vicente
Tropical Storm Vicente Satellite Image
Vicente Track
Tropical Storm Vicente Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Vicente(Ferdie)
Cyclogenesis Date 07/21
Cyclolysis Date 07/25
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 4
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 138 mph (120 kt or 222 km/h)
Min Pressure 950 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 6.4775 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 07/23 - Guangdong, China (120 kt or 222 km/h)
Deaths 22
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Saola
Tropical Storm Saola Satellite Image
Saola Track
Tropical Storm Saola Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Saola(Gener)
Cyclogenesis Date 07/28
Cyclolysis Date 08/03
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 2
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 104 mph (90 kt or 167 km/h)
Min Pressure 960 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 8.9600 x 104
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 08/01 - Taiwan (85 kt or 157 km/h)
Deaths 45
*The (ACE) Index calculations are based on preliminary data.

Damrey
Tropical Storm Damrey Satellite Image
Damrey Track
Tropical Storm Damrey Forecast Track


Safir Simpson Color Legend for Track Map from Unisys
Saffir-Simpson Scale Color Legend
Tropical Cyclone Summary
Tropical Cyclone Damrey
Cyclogenesis Date 07/29
Cyclolysis Date 08/03
Highest Saffir-Simpson Category Cat 1
Maximum 6-hr Sustained Wind 86 mph (75 kt or 139 km/h)
Min Pressure 970 mbar
Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE*) Index (kt2) 5.8100 x 104>
Landfall Information (date, location and sustained winds) 08/02 - Xiangshui County, China (65 kt or 120 km/h)
Deaths 4
*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 July 2012, published online August 2012, retrieved on August 29, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/tropical-cyclones/2012/7.