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Australian Region Tropical Cyclone Season 1978-1979
Season 1978-1979 Summaries: [BoM-AU] [JTWC-AU] [JTWC-SIO] [JTWC-SPAC] [JTWC-SH]
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Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) Tropical Cyclone Data
Generally includes all tropical cyclones if the track commenced or moved into the
Australian warning areas (between 90 E and 160 E).

Cyclone Name Map
ID
Cyclone
Number
Basin Date Range (UTC) Min
CP
Max
Winds
Tracking Map and data
PETER 1 584 / 197879_01 SPAC 29 Dec 1977 - 03 Jan 1979 980 80 Tropical Cyclone PETER
GRETA 2 585 / 197879_02 both 08 Jan 1979 - 16 Jan 1979 986 50 Tropical Cyclone GRETA
GORDON 3 586 / 197879_03 SPAC 08 Jan 1979 - 11 Jan 1979 988 50 Tropical Cyclone GORDON
ROSA 4 587 / 197879_04 both 11 Feb 1979 - 03 Mar 1979 955 85 Tropical Cyclone ROSA
KERRY 5 588 / 197879_05 SPAC 12 Feb 1979 - 04 Mar 1979 945 100 Tropical Cyclone KERRY
HAZEL 6 589 / 197879_06 SIO 07 Mar 1979 - 14 Mar 1979 936 105 Tropical Cyclone HAZEL
IVAN 7 590 / 197879_07 SIO 16 Mar 1979 - 21 Mar 1979 988 50 Tropical Cyclone IVAN
STAN 8 591 / 197879_08 SPAC 06 Apr 1979 - 15 Apr 1979 995 35 Tropical Cyclone STAN
IDYLLE 9 592 / 197879_09 SIO 06 Apr 1979 - 20 Apr 1979 945 95 Tropical Cyclone IDYLLE
JANE 10 593 / 197879_10 SIO 08 Apr 1979 - 14 Apr 1979 988 50 Tropical Cyclone JANE
KEVIN 11 594 / 197879_11 SIO 02 May 1979 - 12 May 1979 986 50 Tropical Cyclone KEVIN

Minimum central pressure (CP) in hPa. Maximum winds are 10-min average in knots.

Tropical cyclone tracks developed by Michael Bath using data from the Bureau of Meteorology and Google Maps.


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Document: bom_1978_1979_australian_region_tropical_cyclones.htm Updated: 29 June 2017