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Typhoons on the Marshall Islands

Typhoons only occur occasionally on the Marshall Islands. On average, they happen about 2 times a year. The hardest hit region is Jabat Island.

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.

The Marshall Islands have 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 on the Marshall Islands since 2018

Omais: August 10-24, 2021

Wind speed:
max. 94 km/h
Diameter:
max. 296 km
Air pressure:
below 993 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On August 13th, 2021 at 6:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 152 km north of Utrik in Utrik Atoll.

Fengshen: November 9-18, 2019

Wind speed:
max. 213 km/h
Diameter:
max. 463 km
Air pressure:
below 947 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 4
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On November 10th, 2019 at 6:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 132 km north of Utrik in Utrik Atoll.

Halong: November 1-10, 2019

Wind speed:
max. 306 km/h
Diameter:
max. 722 km
Air pressure:
below 888 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 5
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On November 02nd, 2019 at 12:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 399 km east of Ujae in Ujae Atoll.

Bualoi: October 17-26, 2019

Wind speed:
max. 259 km/h
on land:
max. 28 km/h
Diameter:
max. 889 km
Air pressure:
below 922 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 5
Affected regions
Jabat Island

Hagibis: October 4-14, 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 05th, 2019 at 12:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 573 km northeast of Rongelap in Rongelap Atoll.

Peipah: September 12-17, 2019

Wind speed:
max. 65 km/h
Diameter:
max. 556 km
Air pressure:
below 999 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
tropical storm
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On September 12th, 2019 at 6:00 pm it had the shortest distance at about 414 km east of Ujae in Ujae Atoll.

Faxai: August 30 to September 11, 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 02nd, 2019 at 3:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 455 km north of Utrik in Utrik Atoll.

Wutip: February 18 to March 2, 2019

Wind speed:
max. 269 km/h
Diameter:
max. 889 km
Air pressure:
below 895 mbar
Saffir-Simpson scale:
category 5
The typhoon did not make direct landfall. On February 19th, 2019 at 12:00 am it had the shortest distance at about 579 km southeast of Ujae in Ujae Atoll.


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