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The 1952 Pacific typhoon season had no official bounds, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between June and December. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.

1952 Pacific typhoon season
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Season summary map
Seasonal boundaries
First system formedJune 10, 1952
Last system dissipatedJanuary 4, 1953
Strongest storm
NameWilma
 • Maximum winds295 km/h (185 mph)
(10-minute sustained)
 • Lowest pressure914 hPa (mbar)
Seasonal statistics
Total storms29
Typhoons20
Super typhoons6 (unofficial)
Total fatalities1,070
Total damageUnknown
Related articles
Pacific typhoon seasons
1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954

The scope of this article is limited to the Pacific Ocean, north of the equator and west of the international date line. Storms that form east of the date line and north of the equator are called hurricanes; see 1952 Pacific hurricane season. Tropical Storms formed in the entire west Pacific basin were assigned a name by the Fleet Weather Center on Guam.

Contents

Season summaryEdit

 

SystemsEdit

Typhoon CharlotteEdit

Category 2 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationJune 10 – June 15
Peak intensity155 km/h (100 mph) (1-min)  960 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon DinahEdit

Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationJune 19 – June 25
Peak intensity140 km/h (85 mph) (1-min)  960 hPa (mbar)

On June 23, Dinah struck to the west of the Kanto Region in Japan. 65 people were killed and 70 were missing.[1]

Typhoon EmmaEdit

Category 3 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationJune 28 – July 6
Peak intensity205 km/h (125 mph) (1-min)  975 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm FredaEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationJuly 11 – July 15
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (1-min)  995 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm GildaEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationJuly 15 – July 20
Peak intensity95 km/h (60 mph) (1-min)  990 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon HarrietEdit

Category 3 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationJuly 26 – July 30
Peak intensity185 km/h (115 mph) (1-min)  980 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm IvyEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationAugust 2 – August 8
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (1-min)  990 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm JeanneEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationAugust 4 – August 7
Peak intensity75 km/h (45 mph) (1-min)  985 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon KarenEdit

Category 2 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationAugust 10 – August 20
Peak intensity155 km/h (100 mph) (1-min)  955 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon LoisEdit

Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationAugust 22 – August 30
Peak intensity140 km/h (85 mph) (1-min)  975 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon MaryEdit

Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationAugust 29 – September 4
Peak intensity120 km/h (75 mph) (1-min)  985 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon NonaEdit

Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationSeptember 2 – September 8
Peak intensity150 km/h (90 mph) (1-min)  980 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm 12WEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationSeptember 7 – September 14
Peak intensity75 km/h (45 mph) (1-min)  995 hPa (mbar)

Super Typhoon OliveEdit

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
DurationSeptember 13 – September 21
Peak intensity295 km/h (185 mph) (1-min)  940 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm 14WEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationSeptember 16 – September 19
Peak intensity65 km/h (40 mph) (1-min)  996 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon PollyEdit

Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationSeptember 26 – October 3
Peak intensity130 km/h (80 mph) (1-min)  975 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon RoseEdit

Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationOctober 4 – October 10
Peak intensity150 km/h (90 mph) (1-min)  985 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm ShirleyEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationOctober 14 – October 15
Peak intensity75 km/h (45 mph) (1-min)  995 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon TrixEdit

Category 4 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationOctober 15 – October 26
Peak intensity220 km/h (140 mph) (1-min)  965 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Trix struck the Philippines as a Category 3 typhoon. It struck the Bicol region, killing 995 people.[2]

Typhoon VaeEdit

Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationOctober 17 – October 20
Peak intensity120 km/h (75 mph) (1-min)  974 hPa (mbar)

Super Typhoon WilmaEdit

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationOctober 21 – October 31
Peak intensity295 km/h (185 mph) (1-min)  914 hPa (mbar)

On October 26, ten people were lost when a USAF WB-29 disappeared during a flight into Super Typhoon Wilma.[3]

Super Typhoon AgnesEdit

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationOctober 28 – November 7
Peak intensity280 km/h (175 mph) (1-min)  920 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon BessEdit

Category 3 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationNovember 9 – November 16
Peak intensity185 km/h (115 mph) (1-min)  915 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon CarmenEdit

Category 3 typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationNovember 15 – November 22
Peak intensity205 km/h (125 mph) (1-min)  950 hPa (mbar)

Super Typhoon DellaEdit

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationNovember 22 – November 27
Peak intensity280 km/h (175 mph) (1-min)  930 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm ElaineEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationDecember 4 – December 6
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (1-min)  990 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm FayeEdit

Tropical storm (SSHWS)
  
DurationDecember 16 – December 19
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (1-min)  990 hPa (mbar)

Super Typhoon GloriaEdit

Category 4 super typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationDecember 16 – December 25
Peak intensity240 km/h (150 mph) (1-min)  990 hPa (mbar)

Super Typhoon HesterEdit

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
  
DurationDecember 27 – January 4
Peak intensity295 km/h (185 mph) (1-min)  950 hPa (mbar)

Storm namesEdit

  • Charlotte
  • Dinah
  • Emma
  • Freda
  • Gilda
  • Harriet
  • Ivy
  • Jeanne
  • Karen
  • Lois
  • Mary
  • Nona
  • Olive
  • Polly
  • Rose
  • Shirley
  • Trix
  • Vae
  • Wilma
  • Agnes
  • Bess
  • Carmen
  • Della
  • Elaine
  • Faye
  • Gloria
  • Hester

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Digital Typhoon: Disaster Information
  2. ^ "::..Typhoon2000.com: 30 Worst Typhoons of the Philippines (1947-2002)..::". Archived from the original on 2009-03-17. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
  3. ^ Deadly Hurricane Hunter Flights