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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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Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JTWC) Tropical Cyclone Data
Australian Region: Some part of the track must occur within 90 E and 180 E to be included.

Cyclone Name Map
ID
Cyclone
Number
Basin Date Range (UTC) Min
CP
Max
Winds
Tracking Map and data
197901 1 989 / 7901 SIO 19 Nov 1978 - 23 Nov 1978
40 Tropical Cyclone 197901
FAY 2 992 / 7904 SPAC 24 Dec 1978 - 31 Dec 1978

Tropical Cyclone FAY
PETER 3 993 / 7905 SPAC 29 Dec 1978 - 04 Jan 1979
50 Tropical Cyclone PETER
GORDON 4 994 / 7906 SPAC 02 Jan 1979 - 11 Jan 1979
75 Tropical Cyclone GORDON
GRETA 5 996 / 7908 SPAC 08 Jan 1979 - 13 Jan 1979
50 Tropical Cyclone GRETA
HENRY 6 997 / 7909 SPAC 27 Jan 1979 - 05 Feb 1979
50 Tropical Cyclone HENRY
197911 7 999 / 7911 SPAC 01 Feb 1979 - 07 Feb 1979
40 Tropical Cyclone 197911
KERRY 8 1001 / 7913 SPAC 11 Feb 1979 - 05 Mar 1979
105 Tropical Cyclone KERRY
ROSA 9 1004 / 7916 both 17 Feb 1979 - 28 Feb 1979
95 Tropical Cyclone ROSA
HAZEL 10 1007 / 7919 SIO 07 Mar 1979 - 14 Mar 1979
100 Tropical Cyclone HAZEL
IVAN 11 1008 / 7920 SIO 16 Mar 1979 - 20 Mar 1979
60 Tropical Cyclone IVAN
MELI 12 1010 / 7922 SPAC 24 Mar 1979 - 31 Mar 1979
115 Tropical Cyclone MELI
197923 13 1011 / 7923 SPAC 30 Mar 1979 - 03 Apr 1979

Tropical Cyclone 197923
STAN 14 1012 / 7924 SPAC 03 Apr 1979 - 17 Apr 1979

Tropical Cyclone STAN
IDYLLE 15 1013 / 7925 SIO 06 Apr 1979 - 15 Apr 1979

Tropical Cyclone IDYLLE
JANE 16 1014 / 7926 SIO 09 Apr 1979 - 13 Apr 1979
35 Tropical Cyclone JANE
KEVIN 17 1015 / 7927 SIO 28 Apr 1979 - 09 May 1979
50 Tropical Cyclone KEVIN

Minimum central pressure (CP) in hPa. Maximum winds are 1-min average in knots.

Tropical cyclone tracks developed by Michael Bath using data from the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre Best Tracks and Google Maps.


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Document: jtwc_1978_1979_australian_region_tropical_cyclones.htm Updated: 28 June 2017