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Australian Region Tropical Cyclone Season 1979-1980
Season 1979-1980 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
VIOLA 1 595 / 197980_02 SIO 09 Dec 1979 - 19 Dec 1979 930 110 Tropical Cyclone VIOLA
WILF 2 596 / 197980_03 SIO 23 Dec 1979 - 01 Jan 1980 973 70 Tropical Cyclone WILF
PAUL 3 597 / 197980_04 SPAC 02 Jan 1980 - 08 Jan 1980 983 50 Tropical Cyclone PAUL
AMY 4 598 / 197980_05 SIO 04 Jan 1980 - 12 Jan 1980 915 115 Tropical Cyclone AMY
BRIAN 5 599 / 197980_06 SIO 18 Jan 1980 - 27 Jan 1980 930 100 Tropical Cyclone BRIAN
CLARA 6 600 / 197980_07 SIO 21 Jan 1980 - 29 Jan 1980 980 60 Tropical Cyclone CLARA
DEAN 7 601 / 197980_08 SIO 27 Jan 1980 - 04 Feb 1980 930 110 Tropical Cyclone DEAN
RUTH 8 602 / 197980_09 SPAC 11 Feb 1980 - 18 Feb 1980 980 55 Tropical Cyclone RUTH
ENID 9 603 / 197980_10 SIO 12 Feb 1980 - 18 Feb 1980 930 110 Tropical Cyclone ENID
FRED 10 604 / 197980_11 SIO 20 Feb 1980 - 28 Feb 1980 930 105 Tropical Cyclone FRED
SIMON 11 605 / 197980_12 SPAC 21 Feb 1980 - 28 Feb 1980 950 90 Tropical Cyclone SIMON
SINA 12 606 / 197980_13 SPAC 09 Mar 1980 - 13 Mar 1980 981 55 Tropical Cyclone SINA
DORIS-GLORIA 13 607 / 197980_14 both 14 Mar 1980 - 29 Mar 1980 955 90 Tropical Cyclone DORIS-GLORIA
197980_15 14 608 / 197980_15 both 27 Mar 1980 - 30 Mar 1980 998
Tropical Cyclone 197980_15

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_1979_1980_australian_region_tropical_cyclones.htm Updated: 29 June 2017