2005 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

2005

Name

Category No. Mean (59-03)

Name

No. Mean (60-99)

Name

No. Mean (60-99)

Jan

Kulap
TS 1 0.6   0 0.1   0 0.0

Feb

    0 0.3   0.0   0 0.0

Mar

Roke
TY   0.5 Roke 1 0.2   0

0.0

Apr

Sonca
TY 1 0.8   0 0.2   0

0.0

May

Nesat
TY 1 1.3   0 0.5   0 0.2

Jun

    0 2.0   0 1.0   0

0.6

Jul
Haitang
Nalgae
Banyan
Washi
Matsa
TY
TS
TS
TS
TY
5 4.6 Washi 1 1.8 Washi 1

1.2

Aug

Sanvu
Mawar
Guchol
Talim
Nabi
TY
TY
TS
TY
TY
5 6.6  Sanvu 1 1.9 Sanvu 1

1.1

Sep
Khanun
Vicente
Damrey
Saola
Longwang
TY
TS
TY
TY
TY
5 5.6 Vicente
Damrey
2 2.1  Damrey 1

1.1

Oct
20W
Kirogi
Kai-Tak
TD
TY
TY
3 4.7 20W
Kai-Tak
2 2.1   0 0.5
Nov
Tembin
Bolaven
TS
TY
2 2.9 Tembin 1 1.7   0 0.2
Dec
25W
TS 1 1.6 25W 1 0.7   0 0.0
Annual     25 31.7   9 12.3   3 4.9

Maximum 1-min mean sustained surface wind

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