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Australian Region Tropical Cyclone Season 1996-1997
Season 1996-1997 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
LINDSAY 1 792 / 199697_01 SIO 09 Jul 1996 - 13 Jul 1996 990 40 Tropical Cyclone LINDSAY
MELANIE 2 793 / 199697_02 SIO 28 Oct 1996 - 06 Nov 1996 920 110 Tropical Cyclone MELANIE
NICHOLAS 3 794 / 199697_03 SIO 12 Dec 1996 - 16 Dec 1996 985 45 Tropical Cyclone NICHOLAS
OPHELIA 4 795 / 199697_04 SIO 13 Dec 1996 - 19 Dec 1996 980 55 Tropical Cyclone OPHELIA
FERGUS 5 796 / 199697_05 SPAC 23 Dec 1996 - 28 Dec 1996 955 85 Tropical Cyclone FERGUS
PHIL 6 797 / 199697_06 both 24 Dec 1996 - 03 Jan 1997 975 60 Tropical Cyclone PHIL
RACHEL 7 798 / 199697_07 SIO 01 Jan 1997 - 10 Jan 1997 965 70 Tropical Cyclone RACHEL
DRENA 8 799 / 199697_08 SPAC 03 Jan 1997 - 09 Jan 1997 935 90 Tropical Cyclone DRENA
PANCHO 9 800 / 199697_09 SIO 18 Jan 1997 - 07 Feb 1997 915 115 Tropical Cyclone PANCHO
GILLIAN 10 801 / 199697_10 SPAC 09 Feb 1997 - 12 Feb 1997 995 45 Tropical Cyclone GILLIAN
ITA 11 802 / 199697_11 SPAC 23 Feb 1997 - 25 Feb 1997 994 45 Tropical Cyclone ITA
JUSTIN 12 803 / 199697_12 SPAC 06 Mar 1997 - 25 Mar 1997 955 80 Tropical Cyclone JUSTIN
RHONDA 13 804 / 199697_13 SIO 10 May 1997 - 17 May 1997 935 95 Tropical Cyclone RHONDA
199697_14 14 805 / 199697_14 SIO 07 Jan 1997 - 13 Jan 1997
43 Tropical Cyclone 199697_14
HAROLD 15 806 / 199697_15 SPAC 16 Feb 1997 - 22 Feb 1997 975 60 Tropical Cyclone HAROLD

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_1996_1997_australian_region_tropical_cyclones.htm Updated: 29 June 2017