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Typhoons in Russia

Typhoons occurfrequently in Russia. On average, they happen about 6 times a year. The hardest hit regions are Far East.

The typhoon season in the Pacific usually begins with less severe storms in April and does not end until November. The most severe typhoons usually occur in August and September.

Russia has certainly been affected by the foothills of several typhoons, but during the past 12 months no typhoon reached the inhabited areas on land.

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Most violent typhoons in Russia since 2018

Mindulle: 22nd September to 2nd October 2021

Wind speed:
max. 267 km/h
Diameter:
max. 204 km
Air pressure:
below 908 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 5
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On October 02nd, 2021 at 5:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 439 km southwest of Yuzhno-Kurilsk in Far East.

Lupit: 2nd to 10th August 2021

Wind speed:
max. 100 km/h
Diameter:
max. 259 km
Air pressure:
below 976 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On August 10th, 2021 at 11:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 299 km south of Yuzhno-Kurilsk in Far East.

Nepartak: 24th to 29th July 2021

Wind speed:
max. 83 km/h
Diameter:
max. 556 km
Air pressure:
below 985 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On July 29th, 2021 at 10:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 326 km southwest of Preobrazheniye in Far East.

Haishen: 30th August to 10th September 2020

Wind speed:
max. 250 km/h
Diameter:
max. 1482 km
Air pressure:
below 910 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 4
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On September 08th, 2020 at 4:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 203 km east of Slavyanka in Far East.

Maysak: 26th August to 7th September 2020

Wind speed:
max. 176 km/h
Diameter:
max. 1111 km
Air pressure:
below 935 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 2
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On September 06th, 2020 at 3:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 73 km southwest of Magdagachi in Far East.

Bavi: 20th to 29th August 2020

Wind speed:
max. 185 km/h
Diameter:
max. 667 km
Air pressure:
below 942 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 3
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On August 28th, 2020 at 4:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 362 km east of Pogranichnyy in Far East.

Jangmi: 6th to 14th August 2020

Wind speed:
max. 83 km/h
Diameter:
max. 722 km
Air pressure:
below 990 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On August 11th, 2020 at 11:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 95 km southwest of Korsakov in Far East.

Hagupit: 30th July to 12th August 2020

Wind speed:
max. 139 km/h
Diameter:
max. 556 km
Air pressure:
below 971 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On August 07th, 2020 at 5:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 127 km south of Korsakov in Far East.

Hagibis: 4th to 14th October 2019

Wind speed:
max. 296 km/h
Diameter:
max. 1389 km
Air pressure:
below 896 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 5
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On October 13th, 2019 at 2:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 355 km south of Yuzhno-Kurilsk in Far East.

Mitag: 24th September to 5th October 2019

Wind speed:
max. 143 km/h
Diameter:
max. 1111 km
Air pressure:
below 965 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On October 05th, 2019 at 8:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 422 km southwest of Yuzhno-Kurilsk in Far East.

Tapah: 17th to 23rd September 2019

Wind speed:
max. 120 km/h
Diameter:
max. 1148 km
Air pressure:
below 970 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On September 23rd, 2019 at 4:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 468 km southwest of Preobrazheniye in Far East.

Lingling: 30th August to 12th September 2019

Wind speed:
max. 207 km/h
Diameter:
max. 852 km
Air pressure:
below 935 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 3
Affected regions
Far East

Faxai: 30th August to 11th September 2019

Wind speed:
max. 157 km/h
Diameter:
max. 556 km
Air pressure:
below 955 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 2
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On September 10th, 2019 at 11:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 517 km southwest of Yuzhno-Kurilsk in Far East.

Krosa: 4th to 17th August 2019

Wind speed:
max. 185 km/h
on land:
max. 83 km/h
Diameter:
max. 1759 km
Air pressure:
below 945 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 3
Affected regions
Far East

Francisco: 1st to 11th August 2019

Wind speed:
max. 130 km/h
Diameter:
max. 444 km
Air pressure:
below 970 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 1
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On August 08th, 2019 at 1:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 94 km south of Preobrazheniye in Far East.

Danas: 14th to 23rd July 2019

Wind speed:
max. 83 km/h
Diameter:
max. 1148 km
Air pressure:
below 984 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On July 23rd, 2019 at 4:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 74 km southwest of Preobrazheniye in Far East.


These evaluations are based on data from the National Centers for Environmental Information of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Individual data have been summarized or translated.
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