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Southern Hemisphere 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
Southern Hemisphere: All tracks in the South Indian and South Pacific oceans.

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
FAY 4 992 / 7904 SPAC 24 Dec 1978 - 31 Dec 1978

Tropical Cyclone FAY
PETER 5 993 / 7905 SPAC 29 Dec 1978 - 04 Jan 1979
50 Tropical Cyclone PETER
GORDON 6 994 / 7906 SPAC 02 Jan 1979 - 11 Jan 1979
75 Tropical Cyclone GORDON
BENJAMINE 7 995 / 7907 SIO 03 Jan 1979 - 13 Jan 1979

Tropical Cyclone BENJAMINE
GRETA 8 996 / 7908 SPAC 08 Jan 1979 - 13 Jan 1979
50 Tropical Cyclone GRETA
HENRY 9 997 / 7909 SPAC 27 Jan 1979 - 05 Feb 1979
50 Tropical Cyclone HENRY
CELINE 10 998 / 7910 SIO 31 Jan 1979 - 12 Feb 1979

Tropical Cyclone CELINE
197911 11 999 / 7911 SPAC 01 Feb 1979 - 07 Feb 1979
40 Tropical Cyclone 197911
DORA 12 1000 / 7912 SIO 04 Feb 1979 - 14 Feb 1979

Tropical Cyclone DORA
KERRY 13 1001 / 7913 SPAC 11 Feb 1979 - 05 Mar 1979
105 Tropical Cyclone KERRY
ESTELLE 14 1002 / 7914 SIO 11 Feb 1979 - 18 Feb 1979

Tropical Cyclone ESTELLE
FATOU 15 1003 / 7915 SIO 14 Feb 1979 - 18 Feb 1979

Tropical Cyclone FATOU
ROSA 16 1004 / 7916 both 17 Feb 1979 - 28 Feb 1979
95 Tropical Cyclone ROSA
LESLIE 17 1005 / 7917 SPAC 20 Feb 1979 - 23 Feb 1979
40 Tropical Cyclone LESLIE
GELIE 18 1006 / 7918 SIO 07 Mar 1979 - 13 Mar 1979

Tropical Cyclone GELIE
HAZEL 19 1007 / 7919 SIO 07 Mar 1979 - 14 Mar 1979
100 Tropical Cyclone HAZEL
IVAN 20 1008 / 7920 SIO 16 Mar 1979 - 20 Mar 1979
60 Tropical Cyclone IVAN
HELIOS 21 1009 / 7921 SIO 23 Mar 1979 - 31 Mar 1979

Tropical Cyclone HELIOS
MELI 22 1010 / 7922 SPAC 24 Mar 1979 - 31 Mar 1979
115 Tropical Cyclone MELI
197923 23 1011 / 7923 SPAC 30 Mar 1979 - 03 Apr 1979

Tropical Cyclone 197923
STAN 24 1012 / 7924 SPAC 03 Apr 1979 - 17 Apr 1979

Tropical Cyclone STAN
IDYLLE 25 1013 / 7925 SIO 06 Apr 1979 - 15 Apr 1979

Tropical Cyclone IDYLLE
JANE 26 1014 / 7926 SIO 09 Apr 1979 - 13 Apr 1979
35 Tropical Cyclone JANE
KEVIN 27 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_southern_hemisphere_tropical_cyclones.htm Updated: 28 June 2017