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TYPHOONS WHICH REQUIRED THE HURRICANE SIGNAL NO. 10 SINCE 1946

Name of typhoon
Nearest approach to the
Hong Kong Observatory
Minimum M.S.L.
pressure (hPa)
Date/Month
Year
Direction
Distance
(km)
Hourly
Inst.
-
18/7
1946
S
70
985.7
-
Gloria
22/9
1957
SW
55
986.2
984.3
Mary
9/6
1960
WNW
10
974.3
973.8
Alice
19/5
1961
-
0
981.6
981.1
Wanda
1/9
1962
SSW
20
955.1
953.2
Ruby
5/9
1964
SW
30
971.0
968.2
Dot
13/10
1964
E
35
978.9
977.3
Shirley
21/8
1968
-
0
968.7
968.6
Rose
17/8
1971
WSW
20
984.5
982.8
Elsie
14/10
1975
S
50
996.4
996.2
Hope
2/8
1979
NNW
10
961.8
961.6
Ellen
9/9
1983
SW
45
983.9
983.1
York
16/9
1999
SSW
20
976.8
976.1
Vicente
24/7
2012
SW
100
986.3
986.0
Name of
typhoon
Maximum 60-min mean wind in points and km/h
Hong Kong
Observatory
King's
Park
Kai Tak
Airport#
Waglan
Island
Cheung
Chau
Tate's
Cairn
Green
Island
-
NE
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Gloria
ESE
115
-
ESE
72
E
113
-
-
-
Mary
SSE
96
-
SSE
92
SSW
112
-
-
-
Alice
ENE
83
-
E
70
ESE
90
ENE
76
-
-
Wanda
N
133
-
N
108
NW
148
NW
118
SE
189
-
Ruby
E
110
-
N
118
ENE
148
NE
113
ESE
167
-
Dot
NNW
88
-
N
67
N
117
NNW
96
NNE
157
-
Shirley
N
68
-
N
75
NNE
124
SSW
90
NNE
126
-
Rose
SE
103
-
SE
122
ESE
140
SE
131
S
148
-
Elsie
ENE
58
N
75
NNW
67
NNE
118
N
106
NE
130
NNW
118
Hope
W
75
WNW
79
W
115
SW
144
SSW
117
NW
115
W
108
Ellen
E
92
E
88
E
112
ESE
169
ESE
171
E
126
S
137
York
E
63
N
68
NNE
59
NNE
153
NNE
113
-
-
Vicente
E
56
ESE
56
ESE
70
E
108
ESE
128
E
117
NE
92
Name of
typhoon
Maximum gust peak speed in km/h with direction in points
Hong Kong
Observatory
King's
Park
Kai Tak
Airport#
Waglan
Island
Cheung
Chau
Tate's
Cairn
Green
Island
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Gloria
E
187
-
ENE
158
ENE
185
-
-
-
Mary
SSE
191
-
SE
164
SSW
194
-
-
-
Alice
E
166
-
ENE
139
SW
128
ENE
135
-
-
Wanda
N
259
-
N
229
NNW
216
NW
232
ESE
284
-
Ruby
NNE
227
-
NW
203
E
230
NNE
216
E
268
-
Dot
N
175
-
N
198
N
184
WNW
205
NE
220
-
Shirley
N
133
-
N
151
NE
209
SSW
167
NNE
203
-
Rose
ESE
224
-
ESE
211
ESE
189
SE
194
S
221
-
Elsie
NE
140
N
137
N
140
ENE
176
NE
158
NNE
180
NE
167
Hope
W
175
WNW
166
WNW
182
SW
198
WSW
185
WNW
229
W
167
Ellen
E
185
E
167
E
203
E
227
SSE
238
ENE
218
S
220*
York
E
137
NNE
149
ENE
142
NNE
234
NE
182
-
-
Vicente
ESE
117
ESE
110
E
135
ESE
149
E
184
ESE
166
NE
155

 # With the moving of the Hong Kong International Airport to Chek Lap Kok, the meteorological office at Kai Tak was closed on 6 July 1998.  Kai Tak anemometer station started operation on 4 September 1998.

* Estimated, exceeding upper limit of anemogram.
Last revision date: <18 Dec 2012>