2008 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

2008

Name

Category No. Mean (59-03)

Name

No. Mean (60-99)

Name

No. Mean (60-99)

Jan

01W TS 1 0.6 01W 1 0.1   0 0.0

Feb

    0 0.3   0 0.0   0 0.0

Mar

    0 0.5   0 0.2   0

0.0

Apr

Neoguri TY 1 0.8 Neoguri 1 0.2 Neoguri 1

0.0

May

Rammasun
Matmo
Halong
Nakri
TY
TS
TY
TY
4 1.3 Halong 1 0.5   0 0.2

Jun

Fengshen TY 1 2.0 Fengshen 1 1.0  

0.6

Jul Kalmaegi
Fung-wong
TY
TS
2 4.6   0 1.8   0

1.2

Aug

      6.6     1.9    

1.1

Sep       5.6     2.1    

1.1

Oct       4.7     2.1     0.5
Nov       2.9     1.7     0.2
Dec       1.6     0.7     0.0
Annual     9 31.7   4 12.3   1 4.9
 

Maximum 1-min mean sustained surface wind

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