1952 Pacific Typhoon Season

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Season summary

19520610 0000 Typhoon Charlotte

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Category 2 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration

June 10 – June 15

Peak 155 km/h (100 mph) (1 -min),

intensity 960 mbar (hPa)

19520619 0000 Typhoon Dinah

On June 23, Dinah struck to the west of the Kanto
Region in Japan. 65 people were killed and 70 were missing.[ 3 ]

Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

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Duration June 19 – June 25

Peak intensity

140 km/h (85 mph) (1 -min),

960 mbar (hPa)

19520628 0000 Typhoon Emma

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration June 28 – July 6

Peak intensity

205 km/h (125 mph) (1 -min),

975 mbar (hPa)

19520711 0000 Tropical Storm Freda

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration July 11 – July 15

Peak intensity

85 km/h (50 mph) (1 -min),

995 mbar (hPa)

19520707 0000 Tropical Storm Gilda

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration July 15 – July 20

Peak intensity

95 km/h (60 mph) (1 -min),

990 mbar (hPa)

 

19520726 0000 Typhoon Harriet

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration July 26 – July 30

Peak intensity

185 km/h (115 mph) (1 -min),

980 mbar (hPa)

19520802 0000 Tropical Storm Ivy

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration August 2 – August 8

Peak intensity

85 km/h (50 mph) (1 -min),

990 mbar (hPa)

19520804 0000 Tropical Storm Jeanne

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Tropical Storm (JMA )

Duration August 4 – August 7

Peak intensity

Winds unknown,

985 mbar (hPa)

19520810 0000 Typhoon Karen

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Category 2 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration August 10 – August 20

Peak intensity

155 km/h (100 mph) (1 -min),

955 mbar (hPa)

19520822 0000 Typhoon Lois

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration August 22 – August 30

Peak intensity

140 km/h (85 mph) (1 -min),

975 mbar (hPa)

 

19520829 0000 Typhoon Mary

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration August 29 – September 4

Peak intensity

120 km/h (75 mph) (1 -min),

985 mbar (hPa)

19520902 0000 Typhoon Nona

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration September 2 – September 8

Peak intensity

150 km/h (90 mph) (1 -min),

980 mbar (hPa)

19520907 0000 Tropical Storm 13W

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration September 7 – September 14

Peak intensity

75 km/h (45 mph) (1 -min), Unknown

19520913 0000 Super Typhoon Olive

Main article: Typhoon Olive (1952)

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

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Duration September 13 – September 21

Peak intensity

295 km/h (185 mph) (1 -min),

940 mbar (hPa)

19520916 0000 Tropical Storm 15W

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration September 16 – September 19

 

Peak intensity

65 km/h (40 mph) (1 -min), Unknown

19520926 0000 Typhoon Polly

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration September 26 – October 3

Peak intensity

130 km/h (80 mph) (1 -min),

975 mbar (hPa)

19521004 0000 Typhoon Rose

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration October 4 – October 10

Peak intensity

150 km/h (90 mph) (1 -min),

985 mbar (hPa)

19521014 0000 Tropical Storm Shirley

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration October 14 – October 15

Peak intensity

75 km/h (45 mph) (1 -min),

995 mbar (hPa)

19521015 0000 Typhoon Trix

Typhoon Trix struck the central Philippines with winds of 140 mph. Trix struck the Legaspi region hard killing
995 people.[ 4 ]

Category 4 typhoon (SSHS)

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Duration October 15 – October 26

Peak intensity

220 km/h (140 mph) (1 -min),

965 mbar (hPa)

19521017 0000 Typhoon Vae

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration October 17 – October 20

Peak intensity

120 km/h (75 mph) (1 -min), Unknown

 

19521021 0000 Super Typhoon Wilma

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On October 26, ten people were lost when a USAF WB-29 disappeared during a flight into Super

Typhoon Wilma.[ 5 ]

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

Duration October 21 – October 31

Peak intensity

295 km/h (185 mph) (1 -min),

930 mbar (hPa)

19521028 0000 Super Typhoon Agnes

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Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

Duration October 28 – November 7

Peak intensity

280 km/h (175 mph) (1 -min),

920 mbar (hPa)

19521109 0000 Typhoon Bess

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration November 9 – November 16

Peak intensity

185 km/h (115 mph) (1 -min),

915 mbar (hPa)

19521115 0000 Typhoon Carmen

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration November 15 – November 22

Peak intensity

205 km/h (125 mph) (1 -min),

960 mbar (hPa)

19521122 0000 Super Typhoon Della

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Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

Duration November 22 – November 27

 

Peak intensity

280 km/h (175 mph) (1 -min),

980 mbar (hPa)

19521204 0000 Tropical Storm Elaine

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration December 4 – December 6

Peak intensity

85 km/h (50 mph) (1 -min),

990 mbar (hPa)

19521216 0000 Tropical Storm Faye

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration December 16 – December 19

Peak intensity

85 km/h (50 mph) (1 -min),

990 mbar (hPa)

19521216 0000 Super Typhoon Gloria

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Category 4 super typhoon (SSHS)

Duration December 16 – December 25

Peak intensity

240 km/h (150 mph) (1 -min),

990 mbar (hPa)

19521227 0000 Super Typhoon Hester

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Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

Duration December 27 – January 4

Peak intensity

295 km/h (185 mph) (1 -min),

950 mbar (hPa)

19520610 0000 1952 storm names

The names Jeanne, Lois, Nona, Vae and Wilma were retired after this year.

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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