2003 Summary of tropical cyclones
(a) over the western North Pacific 
(b) over the South China Sea
(c) making landfall along the South China coast

 

Western North Pacific

South China Sea

Landfall along the South China coast

2003

Name

Category No. Mean (59-00)

Name

No.

Name

No. Mean (60-99)

Jan

Yanyan
TS 1 0.6   0   0 0.0

Feb

     0.3     0.0

Mar

    0.5    

0.0

Apr

Kujira
TY 0.8     0

0.0

May

03W
Chan-Hom
Linfa
Nangka
TS
TY
TS
TS
4 1.3 Linfa
Nangka
  0 0.2

Jun

Soudelor
TY 2.0    

0.6

Jul
Koni
Imbudo
TY
TY
4.6 Koni
Imbudo
2 Koni
Imbudo
2

1.2

Aug

Morakot
Etau
Krovanh
Vamco
Dujuan
TY
TY
TY
TS
TY
5 6.6 Krovanh
1 Krovanh

1.1

Sep
Jimena
Maemi
Choi-Wan
Koppu
TD
TY
TY
TY
5.8 Dujuan  Dujuan 

1.1

Oct
18W
19W
Ketsana
Parma
22W
23W
Melor
TD
TD
TY
TY
TD
TD
TY
4.7 18W
22W
2   0 0.5
Nov
Nepartak
Lupit
TY
TY
2.9 Nepartak 1 0 0.2
Dec
27W
TS 1 1.6    0       0.0
Annual     28 31.8   9       4 4.9
 

Maximum 1-min mean sustained surface wind

TD Tropical Depression 33 kt
TS Tropical Storm 34 - 63 kt
TY Typhoon 64 kt