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Western Hemisphere: Tropical Cyclone: Most Intense Tropical Cyclone (by Central Pressure)

Record Value 882 mb (26.05")
Date of Event 19/10/2005
Length of Record 1951-present
Geospatial Location Pressure Estimated in Eye of Hurricane Wilma [17°18'N, 82°48'W]
Instrumentation estimated from flight level data

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Discussion

A US Air Weather Service reconnaissance aircraft recorded a dropsonde measurement of 882 hPa

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Pacific Region for Dropsonde into Typhoon Wilma
Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Pacific Region for Dropsonde into Typhoon Wilma

Closeup and Regional Satellite Images of Pacific Region for Dropsonde into Typhoon Wilma