1953 Pacific Typhoon Season

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Season summary

 

19530218 0000 Typhoon Irma

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration February 18 – February 25

Peak intensity

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

980 mbar (hPa)

19530528 0000 Typhoon Judy

Typhoon Judy struck the Southern Japanese island of
Kyūshū. 37 people were killed and 15 were
missing.[ 3 ]

Category 4 typhoon (SSHS)

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Duration May 28 – June 7

Peak intensity

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

940 mbar (hPa)

19530624 0000 Tropical Storm 03W

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration June 24 – June 26

Peak intensity

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

1000 mbar (hPa)

19530625 0000 Super Typhoon Kit

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Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

Duration June 25 – July 8

Peak intensity

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

910 mbar (hPa)

 

19530723 0000 Typhoon Lola

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration July 23 – August 3

Peak intensity

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

970 mbar (hPa)

19530730 0000 Typhoon Mamie

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration July 30 – August 8

Peak intensity

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

980 mbar (hPa)

19530808 0000 Super Typhoon Nina

Nina was a major storm. It made landfall in China as a Category 3 tropical cyclone.

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

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Duration August 8 – August 18

Peak intensity

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

885 mbar (hPa)

19530809 0000 Tropical Storm 08W

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration August 9 – August 11

Peak intensity

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

19530812 0000 Typhoon Ophelia

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration August 12 – August 16

 

Peak intensity

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

960 mbar (hPa)

19530815 0000 Typhoon Phyllis

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration August 15 – August 22

Peak intensity

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

975 mbar (hPa)

19530823 0000 Typhoon Rita

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Category 4 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration August 23 – September 2

Peak intensity

230 km/h (145 mph) (1 -min),

940 mbar (hPa)

19530826 0000 Tropical Storm 12W

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration August 26 – August 29

Peak intensity

100 km/h (65 mph) (1 -min),

995 mbar (hPa)

19530915 0000 Typhoon Susan

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration September 15 – September 20

Peak intensity

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

970 mbar (hPa)

19530917 0000 Super Typhoon Tess

Typhoon Tess struck the Central Honshū Island in
Japan. 393 people were killed and 85 were
missing.[ 3 ]

Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

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Duration September 17 – September 27

 

Peak intensity

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

900 mbar (hPa)

19530925 0000 Tropical Storm 15W

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration September 25 – September 28

Peak intensity

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

1000 mbar (hPa)

19531001 0000 Tropical Storm 16W

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Tropical Storm (JMA )

Duration October 1 – October 3

Peak intensity

Winds unknown,

1000 mbar (hPa)

19531003 0000 Typhoon Viola

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration October 3 – October 8

Peak intensity

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

965 mbar (hPa)

19531006 0000 Typhoon Winnie

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Category 1 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration October 6 – October 9

Peak intensity

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

990 mbar (hPa)

 

19531011 0000 Typhoon Alice

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Category 3 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration October 11 – October 23

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

intensity 915 mbar (hPa)

19531025 0000 Super Typhoon Betty

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Category 4 super typhoon (SSHS)

Duration October 25 – November 2

Peak intensity

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

965 mbar (hPa)

19531108 0000 Typhoon Cora

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Category 4 typhoon (SSHS)

Duration November 8 – November 20

Peak intensity

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

960 mbar (hPa)

19531125 0000 Tropical Storm 22W

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration November 25 – November 29

Peak intensity

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

1000 mbar (hPa)

19531128 0000 Tropical Storm 23W

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Tropical storm (SSHS)

Duration November 28 – December 3

Peak intensity

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

1000 mbar (hPa)

 

19531209 0000 Super Typhoon Doris

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Category 5 super typhoon (SSHS)

Duration December 9 – December 22

Peak intensity

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

935 mbar (hPa)

19530218 0000 1953 storm names

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Irma Judy Kit Lola
Mamie Nina Ophelia Phyllis Rita