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Tropical Cyclone: Fastest Intensification of Tropical Cyclone

Record Value 100 hPa (976 to 876 hPa) in under 24 hours
Date of Event 22-23/9/1983
Length of Record 1951-present
Geospatial Location 18°0'N, 136°0'E (Typhoon Forrest in the Northwest Pacific Ocean)
Instrumentation Dropsonde

Reference

http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/tcfaq/E2.html

Discussion

Typhoon Forrest in September 1983 in the Northwest Pacific Ocean deepened by 100 mb (976 to 876 mb) in just under 24 hr (Data from Roger Edson). Estimated surface sustained winds increased a maximum of 15 m/s (30 kt, 35 mph) in 6 hr and 44 m/s (85 kt, 98 mph) in one day (from 33 to 77 m/s [65 to 150 kt, 75 to 173 mph]).

18.0°N, 136.0°E (Typhoon Forrest in the Northwest Pacific Ocean)

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Pacific Region for Typhoon Forrest's Maximum Intensification Position

18.0°N, 136.0°E (Typhoon Forrest in the Northwest Pacific Ocean)

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Pacific Region for Typhoon Forrest's Maximum Intensification Position