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Tropical Cyclone: Longest Lasting Tropical Cyclone

Record Value 31 days
Date of Event 10/8/1994-10/9/1994
Length of Record 1945-present
Geospatial Location Hurricane / Typhoon John in Northeast & Northwest Pacific Basins
Instrumentation Determined from aircraft reconnaissance

Reference

http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/tcfaq/E6.html

Previous Records

Hurricane Tina's duration of 24 days in the 1992 season and Hurricane San Ciriaco's duration of 28 days in the 1899 Atlantic season

Additional Images

Hurricane / Typhoon John in Northeast & Northwest Pacific Basins
GOES-7 Visible Image of Cyclone John (to SW of Hawaiian Islands) on 23/8/1994
Hurricane / Typhoon John in Northeast & Northwest Pacific Basins

Image of Cyclone John on 23/8/1994 / Track of Cyclone John

Hurricane / Typhoon John in Northeast & Northwest Pacific Basins

Image of Cyclone John on 23/8/1994 / Track of Cyclone John