2006 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

2006

Name

Category No. Mean (59-03)

Name

No. Mean (60-99)

Name

No. Mean (60-99)

Jan

    0 0.6   0 0.1   0 0.0

Feb

    0 0.3   0 0.0   0 0.0

Mar

01W TS 1 0.5   0 0.2   0

0.0

Apr

    0 0.8   0 0.2   0

0.0

May

Chanchu TY 1 1.3 Chanchu 1 0.5 Chanchu 1 0.2

Jun

Jelawat
Ewiniar
TS
TY
2 2.0 Jelawat 1 1.0 Jelawat 1

0.6

Jul Bilis
Kaemi
Prapiroon
TS
TY
TY
3 4.6 Prapiroon 1 1.8 Prapiroon 1

1.2

Aug

Saomai
Maria
Bopha
Wukong
Sonamu
13W
Ioke
TY
TY
TS
TS
TS
TD
TY
7 6.6 Bopha
13W
2 1.9 13W 1

1.1

Sep Shanshan
15W
Yagi
17W
Xangsane
TY
TD
TY
TS
TY
5 5.6 15W
17W
Xangsane
3 2.1   0

1.1

Oct Bebinca
Rumbia
Soulik
Cimaron
TS
TS
TY
TY
4 4.7 Cimaron 1 2.1   0 0.5
Nov Chebi
Durian
TY
TY
2 2.9 Chebi
Durian
2 1.7   0 0.2
Dec Utor
Trami
TY
TD
2 1.6 Utor 1 0.7   0 0.0
Annual     27 31.7   12 12.3   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