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South Indian Ocean 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
South Indian Ocean: All or some of the track must occur west of 135 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
ANGELE 2 990 / 7902 SIO 13 Dec 1978 - 05 Jan 1979

Tropical Cyclone ANGELE
197903 3 991 / 7903 SIO 20 Dec 1978 - 26 Dec 1978
55 Tropical Cyclone 197903
BENJAMINE 4 995 / 7907 SIO 03 Jan 1979 - 13 Jan 1979

Tropical Cyclone BENJAMINE
CELINE 5 998 / 7910 SIO 31 Jan 1979 - 12 Feb 1979

Tropical Cyclone CELINE
DORA 6 1000 / 7912 SIO 04 Feb 1979 - 14 Feb 1979

Tropical Cyclone DORA
ESTELLE 7 1002 / 7914 SIO 11 Feb 1979 - 18 Feb 1979

Tropical Cyclone ESTELLE
FATOU 8 1003 / 7915 SIO 14 Feb 1979 - 18 Feb 1979

Tropical Cyclone FATOU
ROSA 9 1004 / 7916 both 17 Feb 1979 - 28 Feb 1979
95 Tropical Cyclone ROSA
GELIE 10 1006 / 7918 SIO 07 Mar 1979 - 13 Mar 1979

Tropical Cyclone GELIE
HAZEL 11 1007 / 7919 SIO 07 Mar 1979 - 14 Mar 1979
100 Tropical Cyclone HAZEL
IVAN 12 1008 / 7920 SIO 16 Mar 1979 - 20 Mar 1979
60 Tropical Cyclone IVAN
HELIOS 13 1009 / 7921 SIO 23 Mar 1979 - 31 Mar 1979

Tropical Cyclone HELIOS
IDYLLE 14 1013 / 7925 SIO 06 Apr 1979 - 15 Apr 1979

Tropical Cyclone IDYLLE
JANE 15 1014 / 7926 SIO 09 Apr 1979 - 13 Apr 1979
35 Tropical Cyclone JANE
KEVIN 16 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_south_indian_ocean_tropical_cyclones.htm Updated: 28 June 2017