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Tropical Cyclone: Smallest Tropical Cyclone (winds from center)

Record Value Gale winds [17 m/s, 34 kt, 39 mph] extending 50 km (30 mi) from center
Date of Event 24/12/1974
Length of Record 1956-present
Geospatial Location Cyclone Tracy, [12°12'S, 130°00'E], near Darwin, Australia coast

Reference

Bureau of Meteorology, 1977: Report by Director of Meteorology on Cyclone Tracy, December 1974 Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia, 82p.

Additional Images

Cyclone Tracy, [12.2°S, 130.0°E], near Darwin, Australia coast
Cyclone Tracy, near Darwin, Australia cost. Comparison with Typhoon Tip
Cyclone Tracy, [12.2°S, 130.0°E], near Darwin, Australia coast

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Cyclone Tracy location

Cyclone Tracy, [12.2°S, 130.0°E], near Darwin, Australia coast

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Cyclone Tracy location